MathPlayer is a plug-in to Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) and Adobe Acrobat/Reader that renders MathML visually and converts it to textual speech strings. The version under development has a unique architecture that allows multiple styles of speech, easy internationalization/localization, and the generation of a user interface that allows user customization of the words spoken based upon external rule files. It includes many other accessibility features such as individual magnification of expressions, synchronized highlighting of text and speech, and conversion to Braille math codes.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Neil Soiffer
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  1. 1.Design Science, IncLong BeachUSA

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