Unicode Map Symbol
Codepoint (hexadecimal): 0x26EF
Codepoint (decimal): 9967
Lighthouse map symbol. Similar to GEAR ⚙, SUN ☼, WHEEL OF DHAMA ☸, COMPASS etc…
Part of Broadcast Markup Language, or BML, an XML-based standard developed by Japanese ARIB association as a data broadcasting specification for digital television broadcasting. It was finalized in 1999, becoming ARIB STD B24.
The Association of Radio Industries and Businesses. Commonly known as ARIB is designated as the center of promotion of the efficient use of the radio spectrum and designated frequency change support agency.
This Symbol will be engraved into the crown with the central dot being replaced by a Tritium gas insert.
The design is a natural evolution of the main Schofield ‘Beam of light device” (Registered Trademark) and resembles an earlier Blacklamp Schofield logo (3) which was a compass based design made from a four way rotation of the Blacklamp logo (2).
Using semiotics and implementing a symbol with a deeper meaning than the company logo is a sophisticated way of articulating our brand ideals.
Efficiency, clarity, mechanics, gears, wheels, rays of light, illumination, signals, safety, compasses, navigation, lighthouses, protection, service, strength, reliability, dependability, restraint, performance etc…