Maths for More, makers of the popular WIRIS™ editor announced that they acquired Design Science, makers of MathType™. The acquisition will allow WIRIS team to begin offering a single equation editor product for all platforms.
WIRIS develops tools for teaching mathematics and science online without any technical hassles. They offer advanced calculation and presentation tools for mathematics education. For Moodle users, WIRIS offers multiple plugins which can be used for teaching Science and Mathematics within Moodle.
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.
On this special occasion Ramon Eixarch, Maths for More’s CEO commented –
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.
On the other hand, Bruce Virga, Design Science’s CEO said:
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.
Recently, WIRIS team has introduced handwriting input for math and chemistry notation. The acquisition was funded by “Inveready Technology Investment Group”, a venture capital fund specialized in technology, and structured by the advisory firm of “Crea Inversion”.
About Design Science:
Design Science is a worldwide leader in software for scientific and technical communication. The company’s MathType, MathFlow and MathPlayer products are used by scientists, engineers, educators, students, and publishing professionals, for authoring and publishing mathematical notation in print and online content.
About Maths for More:
Maths for More is a math and science software company based in Barcelona, Spain. Their products for math and science editing and assessment are used by leading EdTech companies.
Hearty congratulations to WIRIS team for expanding their portfolio of services.