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Re: Pearson Accessible Equation Editor

From: Stephen Watt <smwatt@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2016 22:05:55 -0400
Message-ID: <CALozgsgkOUTk1icNB+MdOH_Ddysc6mu9khe-+Pj_0OLQE8FWMQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Dooley, Sam" <sam.dooley@pearson.com>
Cc: "www-math@w3.org" <www-math@w3.org>

On Mon, Mar 21, 2016 at 2:10 PM, Dooley, Sam <sam.dooley@pearson.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I would like to announce the Pearson Accessible Equation Editor.
> http://accessibility.pearson.com/mathex-app/
> The accessible equation editor allows sighted and visually-impaired users
> to enter math expressions into a web page, which can immediately be read by
> another user looking at the same page.  The equation editor supports
> real-time translations from printed math to braille, and from braille to
> printed math.  Details for how to use the editor may be found on the web
> site.
> This equation editor has been used in the Pearson TestNav Assessment
> System to collect over 15 million instances of Content MathML within the
> last year, and has recently been extended to support the output and input
> of Nemeth Braille using a refreshable braille device.
> The braille support in the equation editor is still a very early alpha
> version, but already includes a wide range of math notations.  Web site
> access is free while testing is ongoing to bring the editor to a
> product-ready state.  User documentation is also forthcoming, and so your
> feedback on any aspect of the editor would be greatly appreciated.
> I will be presenting four talks related to the equation editor at the CSUN
> conference in San Diego from March 23-25, and I would be very interested to
> meet with anyone on this list who will be there.
> Sam Dooley
> Pearson
> *Sam Dooley* | Manager, Software Development
> *sam.dooley@pearson.com <sam.dooley@pearson.com>* | *Pearson* Always
> Learning
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