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4.9 Penmarked

  • Tablet PC based prototype marking tool

Features

Penmarked uses a Tablet PC to both view and then mark the submitted work using ‘digital ink’. Markers view the assignment, which can be textual, graphical or any combination, on the screen of a Tablet PC and then annotate the work using the device’ stylus. Penmarked is a custom application written to run on a Tablet PC running Windows XP Tablet.

Advantages

Allows markers to ‘write’ directly onto the submitted work whilst maintaining the original document format. Marked up work is saved and/or printed in PDF format. Can handle textual or graphical submissions.

Disadvantages

Prototype product. Requires that markers have access to a suitable Tablet PC.

Availability

Research prototype product. Not commercially available. More information from
http://crpit.com/confpapers/CRPITV50Plimmer.pdf