Software and tools

On this page, you can find links to apps and applications that you can use in connection with the SensusAccess service:

E-book readers

Adobe Digital Editions. EPUB3 e-book reader for Microsoft Windows and Apple OSX (Mac).

Dolphin EasyReader for Microsoft Windows and Apple OSX (Mac). Also supports math, but appears to require MathPlayer to do so.

VI Reader. EPUB e-book reader for people with visual impairments or dyslexia for Apple iOS and Google Android.

MathML support on EPUB3 reading systems by the MathJax Project: https://docs.mathjax.org/en/v2.7-latest/misc/epub.html

EPUB3 Support Grid by IDPF. Current information on features and accessibility support in EPUB3 e-book readers.

DAISY Players

Dolphin EasyReader for Microsoft Windows and Apple OSX (Mac). Also supports math, but appears to require MathPlayer to do so.

Voice of DAISY for Apple iOS.

AMIS for Microsoft Windows (Open Source).

The DAISY Consortium’s website with info on technologies, projects and services: www.daisy.org

Math

MathType by Wiris (formerly by Design Science). Equation editor for Microsoft Windows and Apple OSX (Mac) for creating accessible math contents in documents, presentations, web pages and more.

  • Download from http://www.wiris.com/mathtype

EquatIO by TextHelp. Recognises math in scanned documents, including handwritten math. Recognised math objects can be inserted as MathType into other documents.

InftyReader. An Optical Character Recognition (OCR) application for recognising and conversion of scanned scientific documents (including math symbols) into LaTeX, MathML and XHTML.