"OpenHandWrite" is a suite of programs designed to provide behavioral scientists with tools for capturing and analyzing pen movement.

The research group is involved in the further development of OpenHandWrite, which has been developed by Guido Nottbusch, Mark Torrance, and Sol Simpson, and funded by Nottingham Trent University, UK, and University of Potsdam, Germany.


  • Nottbusch, G., Hess, S., & Torrance, M. (2019, June). OpenHandWrite. Workshop conducted at 3rd Writing Word(s) Workshop, Marseille.
  • Nottbusch, G., & Hess, S. (2018, November). OpenHandWrite and the Potsdam Grapho-Motor Test Battery. Workshop conducted at 1st Literacy Summit, Porto.
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