The Karnataka government owns and makes Nudi freely available; it was developed by the Kannada Ganaka Parishat, a non-profit organisation which is still engaged in developing and updating this program. Most of the fonts included with NUDI can be used for dynamic font-embedding purposes; however, since the fonts and software are available freely, they can be used in other situations as well, for example database management. It is a font-encoding based standard (i.e., it uses ASCII values to store glyphs). However, NUDI editor provides saving in UNICODE and NUDI engine provides inputting data in UNICODE provided the system provides support to UNICODE and system has an opentype font.
NUDI supports most of the windows based database systems like ACCESS, ORACLE, SQL, DB2 etc., It also supports MySQL.
Nudi (2) - A surname of Italian or Spanish descent. The origin of the name is the plural form of the word "nudo" meaning naked.
Ralph Nudi (1) - an automobile dealer in Kenosha, WI in business from 1959 until his retirement in 2003. Nudi was recognized as the number one sales person in the United States for new American Motors products several years running in the 1960's and early 1970's before starting and successfully running his own dealership Ralph Nudi AMC Jeep in Kenosha, WI.
Nudi also was known for his generosity and philanthropy in hs local community including sponsoring a boxing club for inner city youth and young adults in the 1980's
After his initial retirement in 1986, Nudi re-entered the automobile industry with son Brent Nudi in 1989 starting what became Nudi Suzuki, one of the first Wisconsin dealers for American Suzuki Motor Company. The company was sold in 2003 to the Boucher auto group.
Ralph Nudi (2) - a/k/a Ralph D. Nudi - grandson of Ralph Nudi - Real estate agent and mortgage broker in Kenosha, WI. After leaving his family business in 1998, has become a pioneer in the Kenosha Real Estate market by becoming one of the co-owners of the first Weichert, Realtors franchise in Wisconsin as well as co-owner of Unum Mortgage, Inc. Also known for his active role in local community organizations and local politics.