The Kannada font kan is a Metafont font, developed by G. S. Jagadeesh (email@example.com) and Venkatesh P. Gopinath (firstname.lastname@example.org), who are also the authors of KanTeX - a package capable of typesetting Kannada documents without requiring a pre-processor.
The font was adapted to itrans by Raghunath K. Rao (email@example.com) with the assistance of the KanTeX authors and Avinash Chopde, the author of ITRANS. The kan font is bundled with the itrans package with the permission of the authors of the font.
Since this is a TEX font, this interface cannot be used. (The Text interface directly produces PostScript or HTML, and it requires a PostScript font or TrueType font.)
This font has been created by G. S. Jagadeesh and Venkatesh P. Gopinath. and is part of a complete Kannada typesetting system called KanTeX, also created by the same authors.
The KanTeX package contains many font sizes and variations--it also includes all the source Metafont files, so any Metafont user can create her own font variations.
As packaged with ITRANS there are TFM and PK files for these font sizes: 10, 11, 12, 15, 18, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 55, 72 and 172. Most font sizes come in bold and slanted versions.
This document has made use of the kan12, kan12s, kan12nx, and kan18 fonts.
ITRANS has been developed by Avinash Chopde.
Home page: http://www.aczoom.com/
The kan (KanTeX) font was adapted to ITRANS by Raghunath K. Rao.
ITRANS Home Page: http://www.aczoom.com/itrans/