Interactive course activities (content) for use by students are created in Numworx Author. This is a WYSIWYG authoring environment, available as installable application.
In addition to the basic item types, Numworx also offers a collection of widgets designed for specific complex interactions such as simulations, 2D and 3D construction tools, statistics tools etc. These widgets can be integrated seamlessly in the interactive course activities.
While in many systems widgets generally have limited functionality, many Numworx widgets offer a level of complex functionality previously only available with stand-alone applications.
Numworx’s widget collection is easily expanded and third-party software can also operate as a widget using the API supplied.
Recognizing handwritten formulas
Students write mathematical notation on a touch screen with a stylus, the system recognizes the handwriting and immediately converts it into usable data. This cognitive software is being developed with Utrecht University in 2018 to provide the best possible support for mathematical activities in a digital environment.