Unicode is in full debate for the incorporation of new emoji in 2018. The beta 11 of the standard adds 130 new emoji; which will be ratified in January 2018.
Emoji have become a means of communication that goes beyond words. The saying goes: "A picture is worth more …". And if, in addition, funny and funny drawings and recreate all possible situations and emotions it is logical that they are the most used in a smartphone. In addition, they are in continuous renewal.
Who is behind the Unicode, the committee that decides emojis
Unicode is a name that appears in all news related to emoji. But is? What is behind this name?
Unicode is the agency that is responsible for regulating the standards of typography in electronic devices. He is also tasked with approving the new emoji and promoting a design for them; The design that manufacturers and developers adapt to their way, as we already know. In his eagerness to complete the list of emotions, characters, objects … from the emoji list, Unicode already has the beta version 11 of its standard for 2018 . And there are 130 new additions.
There will be more emoji representing people and parts of anatomy
Unicode places particular emphasis on the people representation with the 11 beta version of its standard for emoji. In this way, we will have representations of men and women with red hair with different skin tones, also men and women with gray hair, with "Afro" hair … Even bald. Saying that a person who only uses emojis will be easier than ever.
In addition to people, Unicode also features different parts of the anatomy . Legs, feet, hair, a bone and also a tooth. What are you going to the dentist? The emoji of the tooth. Did you visit a Stone Age exhibit? The bone is good for you.
You'll never know what looks like an emoji when you send it, and there's a reason
The Emoji has become a weapon of brand customization. Why this war? Does anyone buy a cell phone just for your Emoji?
Animals and fruits also expand with beta 11 of emoji . Llamas, parrots, swans, kangaroos, mangoes, lobsters … We will even have a mosquito to catch the summer afternoons.
Completing the collection of new emoji, there are some objects like the scooter, the teddy bear, a suitcase, a rocket, a delicious cupcake, DNA … This entire collection is currently in beta for developers So we'll take a long time to see it officially.
Unicode will ratify in January the final list of new emoji for 2018
this link to Unicode . How will each manufacturer and developer interpret them? In his own way, of course.