“iKern is the result of years of research on autospacing and autokerning and it can produce high quality spacing and kerning in short time. It’s proposed to you as an help to optimize your workflow moving your resources towards the “creative” side.”
This seems like an invaluable resource for any type-designer. I have yet to create a full typeface, and this is in part because it seems like such an overwhelming task. At least if you want to do it properly. This application seems to cut a sizable chunk of time and effort out of the process. “More designer”, I like that.