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Promethean Adds Equation Editing Support to ActivInspire

Lesson Development Software for Interactive Whiteboards and Devices Now Includes Design Science's MathFlow Equation Editor

LONG BEACH, Calif. — October 28, 2011 — Design Science today announced that its MathFlow equation editor is now part of Promethean's ActivInspire 1.6, enabling teachers to easily create and insert mathematical notation within a flipchart or with an ActivExpression V2. Design Science's technologies for editing, display and speaking math enhance many of the most popular software products in the world.

"It's amazing to see such tremendous growth of interactive devices and whiteboards in the classroom," said Paul R. Topping, Design Science's President & CEO. "We're happy to be working with Promethean, and especially happy that our math-enabling technologies have become such an important part of many high-quality teaching and learning products."

MathFlow is Design Science's family of products providing editing, display, and accessibility of mathematical notation for websites, applications, and services. MathFlow components are widely used in education, publishing, and enterprise solutions, as well as commercial products. The technology at the heart of MathFlow is MathML, the XML standard for representing mathematical notation.

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Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Long Beach, California, Design Science develops software used by educators, scientists and publishing professionals, including MathType, Equation Editor in Microsoft Office, MathDaisy, MathFlow, MathPlayer and WebEQ, to communicate on the web and in print. For more information please visit



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