[Athen] Voice typing tool for coding?

Hackett, Connie cmhackett at stcc.edu
Fri Jan 3 09:35:22 PST 2020

Hi Mary,
Have you tried the MathTalk software? Here is a link to their site.

On Fri, Jan 3, 2020 at 12:31 PM Mary Popish <popish at pdx.edu> wrote:

> Hi all,


> I'm working with a student who has limited use of their hands, and who is

> taking advanced mathematics and computer science courses. The student uses

> voice typing (built-in software on his Windows laptop, not Dragon) for

> non-math tasks, and we are looking for a good voice typing tool that can

> handle complex math symbols for coding.


> Specifically, they'll need to be able to type summation and product

> operators (upper case sigma and pi symbols) and indexes. We've looked into

> Dragon and built-in speech recognition tools, but I'm still looking for

> recommendations for platforms that do voice coding and voice typing for

> math.


> We started with EquatIO, but the speech recognition features can't produce

> the math symbols that the student needs. (We were on the phone with them,

> though, so hopefully that will come in the future!)


> The student is a Windows user, but I'd be open to hearing suggestions for

> Mac OS as well. Any and all help would be greatly appreciated!


> Thanks in advance!


> Mary


> *Mary Popish*

> Adaptive Technology Specialist & Alternate Formats Coordinator

> Disability Resource Center

> Portland State University


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Connie Hackett
Assistive Technology Specialist
Springfield Technical Community College
cmhackett at stcc.edu

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