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ChattyInfty

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    Ver.2.22 is released. (Nov. 22, 2013)

Main features
  • ChattyInfty is an editor of math documents with voice output, usable by visually impaired people. Math expressions can easily be input and edited using only keyboard, with simultaneous speech output of symbols and math structure with key operations.   
  • It is a plug-in software of InftyEditor. All the functions of InftyEditor, e.g. conversion of the edited results into LaTeX, PDF, MathML, etc. can be used in ChattyInfty. 
  • The default file format of ChattyInfty is identical with that of InftyEditor.(iml)

ChattyInfty is a mathematical document editor for visually disabled people to read and write scientific documents. It is developed by adding speech output interface to "InftyEditor", using of Microsoft speech API.

Math expressions from secondary education level math to university level math expressions ormore high level math used by mathematicians or scientists to write scientific papers can be read and written by using ChattyInfty.. For more details, please read ChattyInfty_Eng_Manual.doc.

Documents edited by ChattyInfty can be output into various file formats, such as LaTeX, PDF, MathML, or HTML.
To compile the converted LaTeX file and to get PDF file in ChattyInfty, your PC should have a recent compiler of TeX installed together with several related software. You can download a fully automatic installer kit of LaTeX package with related software usable in ChattyInfty from:

> The LaTeX software page of InftyProject.

Additionally, if you have installed InftyReader Version 2.6.0 or newer in your PC, you can import the recognition results of scanned images of scientific documents including math directly in the environment of ChattyInfty. Thus, combining

Scanner + InftyReader + ChattyInfty,

any blind people can read directly printed scientific documents including math.

Download

ChattyInfty Ver.2.22 (Nov. 22, 2013) --- Only for Windows

Normal version:

ChattyInftyE222.zip (about 7MB)
Trial use: Freely usable for 15 days in total.

Below is one year license version:

ChattyInftyE222_OneYear.zip (about 7MB)
Trial use: Freely usable for 15 days in total.
(One year license version has no functional limit from the normal version except for the license period.)

Added new function --- "Export to MS Word 2007". Edited results by ChattyInfty can be converted to MS Word 2007 data, including Math expressions.

Users of the screen reader "JAWS"should read "For-JAWS-Users.txt" before using ChattyInfty.

MSXML.DLL

In order to use ChattyInfty, "MSXML.DLL" must be installed.
(If Internet Explorer 6 or later is installed in your pc, it is not necessary to install MSXML.DLL.)

Speech API

To use ChattyInfty, Microsoft speech API version 5 should be installed in your PC..

Microsoft Speech API, Ver. 5 may be already installed in your PC if you are a user of popular screen readers.
If not, please visit the web site:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=5e86ec97-40a7-453f-b0ee-6583171b4530&displaylang=en

and download

SpeechSDK51.exe (68.0 MB).


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