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Effective Practices for Description of Science Content within Digital Talking Books - Resources
Resources for Describing STEM Images

  • Charts and Graphs
    • Chart Explainer automatically generates textual summaries of charts and tables.
    • Mathtrax is a graph describer developed by NASA.
  • Math
    • MathType by Design Science converts math written in Word into MathML.
    • MathPlayer by Design Science reads MathML in spoken English.
    • MathSpeak Initiative by gh reads MathML in spoken Nemeth code.
    • Accessiblemath.org provides accessible math resources and links.
    • InftyReader is an Optical Character Recognition (OCR) application that recognizes and translates math images (BMP, GIF, PDF, PNG and TIFF) into LaTeX, MathML and Word 2007 XML files automatically.
    • ChattyInfty is a math editor with voice output.
    • The Nemeth Braille Code For Mathematics and Science
    • Handbook of Spoken Mathematics: Larry's Speakeasy
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DTB Standards and NIMAS Resources