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Access to math continues to be a shared problem for the educational community. Content creators do not have any easy way to create or include accessible math equations in digital content delivered across a wide range of technologies. And most reading tools cannot render math equations from formats like MathML (Mathematical Markup Language) in an accessible way. As a result, many students with print disabilities are left behind with incomplete educational materials that prevent them from studying and learning critical math concepts.
MathML Cloud is a new tool that helps content creators and technology developers deliver accessible math. Through a partnership with Microsoft and others in the math technology community, Benetech’s Global Literacy team is developing a conversion tool that creates both images and alternative descriptions of math equations on the fly. Here’s how it works: