MathType and WIRIS Join Forces
Maths for More, makers of WIRIS, today announced that they acquired Design Science, makers of MathType.
MathType is the leading mathematical equation editor for Microsoft Office on Windows and Mac, and WIRIS Editor is the leading equation editor for web-based platforms including LMS, CMS and assessment platforms.
The acquisition allows the combined company to begin offering a single equation editor product for all platforms on the desktop, online, tablets and mobile devices. "We will soon announce a new 'MathType Everywhere' that provides our users with universal equation editing on all platforms, and works with Microsoft Office Online, Windows and Mac, and Google Docs," said Ramon Eixarch, Maths for More's CEO. "Our products and technologies complement each other. By combining our teams we will now be able to offer education, scientific and publishing communities newer products at a fast pace," said Bruce Virga, Design Science's CEO.
WIRIS recently introduced handwriting input for math and chemistry notation. WIRIS Quizzes enhances assessment products and Learning Management Systems (LMS), such as Moodle, Blackboard, Canvas, Schoology, etc., offering automated grading, randomizing, handwriting and more.