Public Speaking Presentations - Multimedia

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In the good old days (translates to last year), multimedia meant using several different media in the same presentation. Now the term multimedia carries a whole new meaning. In present day terms, multimedia means you are using a computer-controlled presentation that may include full color, sound, video, graphics, animation, and text. I attended a trade show not too long ago where a major vendor of multimedia software was doing a demonstration.

Side-by-side speaker video and slide content for a live presentation feel

PowerPoint Tips

You would need to use video-editing software to do this. Multimedia: Music, sound & video live video and slides side-by-side videoStart by watching this short video. What do you think? https://s3.amazonaws.com/ellenfinkelstein.com/pptblog/powerpoint-tips-video-slide-content-side-by-side.mp4.

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My sound won’t play! Embed narration or music so you can send the PowerPoint presentation to others

PowerPoint Tips

You need to install some 3rd-party software. Multimedia: Music, sound & video audio embed link music play soundA reader wants to send a PPS (a PowerPoint Show) file containing music via email but when he sends it, the viewer doesn’t hear the music. Know the difference between linked and embedded sounds. The reason is usually because the sound was linked, not embedded. When the recipient opened the PowerPoint file, the audio file was missing, so it wouldn’t play.

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Lucas, Scorsese: On the need for visual literacy

Presentation Zen

A professional or student in the 21st century needs to have a good degree of multimedia literacy. The term multimedia literacy and visual literacy encompass many things and borrow from many disciplines. However, for at least a generation or more when people speak of the need for multimedia literacy (they may call it different things) they very often focus on the high-tech tools of the day.

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PowerPoint Exposed

Executive Speech Coach

PowerPoint is easy-to-use software. multimedia PowerPointIf you or someone you care about uses PowerPoint in your presentations then you will find these articles helpful. They might save you some embarrassment, might rescue a big sales presentation and might rejuvenate your career. Don’t be seduced by the “ease of use” of PowerPoint. Don’t become a PowerPoint body-snatcher. Don’t check your brains at the door because of PowerPoint.

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Interview with Yury Uskov, iSpring CEO, about converting PowerPoint to SWF video and sharing presentations

PowerPoint Tips

Yury Uskov is the CEO of iSpring, which sells software that converts PowerPoint files to SWF. Converting PowerPoint content to Flash format, iSpring software lets you create presentations and courses as you usually do and makes them more compact, easy to deliver and view , and compatible with virtually any computer platform. Flash quizzes enhanced with multimedia. One of the main features of iSpring software is the highest accuracy of PowerPoint to Flash conversion.

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What is your intention?

Presentation Zen

These cluttered and distracting multimedia creations, filled with the superfluous and the nonessential, incorporating seemingly every special effect, color, and font the software had to offer, end up assaulting the brains of anyone who dares to look in the general direction of the screen. In the world of presentation visuals, I often have new students in university or clients in the business world who are very eager to come to me to show off their "visual masterpieces."

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4 finds to streamline your public speaking and presenting

The Eloquent Woman

But what if I told you that new tech tools are making it possible for you to juggle fewer devices and types of software for your next presentation? That''s the case with this quartet of apps and devices, which combine multimedia features with easy-to-use efficiency. No software or editing on your part! Lots to explore with this new feature, which might mean toting fewer presentation tools and using fewer types of software.

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In Love Poems and Presentations, Less is More

Duarte Blog

“It’s difficult for us to dispose of pieces that we worked so hard on, but the value of a bit’s worth—whether it’s in film or literature or multimedia presentations, or even writing software for that matter—should not be measured merely in terms of the labor we put into it. The latest installation in our Duarte Gallery is a series of blackout poems. Specifically love poems, in honor of Valentine’s Day.

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Interview with Andy Zimmerman, VP for myBrainshark.com

PowerPoint Tips

Andy Zimmerman: myBrainshark is the free version of Brainshark, and a site where any Internet user can apply our technology to create high-impact multimedia presentations that can be viewed online, anytime. After registering online, it’s easy to create multimedia presentations on the site. This also means that anyone – with only a PowerPoint deck, phone and Internet connection – can engage in online video marketing… no camcorders, video editing software or video expertise required.

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Visual storytelling lessons from Citizen Kane, one of Roger Ebert's favorite films

Presentation Zen

structure of your talk, not on what type of software you use, or whether you use software at all. (In the photo above Welles is visiting co-writer Herman Mankiewicz (center) in the California desert while writing Citizen Kane. reminder for us too in the design of multimedia presentations that while great visual variety can be an effective technique to get attention and illuminate messages, there must also be a clear visual theme.

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Funny PowerPoint Presentations

Pro Humorist

When giving a presentation you have to make the decision as to whether using multimedia software such as PowerPoint is appropriate or not. In order to give an effective, funny PowerPoint presentation you need to spend a certain proportion of time designing your slides. I’m not talking about fancy decoration to make your slides look pretty or interesting for the sake. You should take time to consider the image that will be on the slide as well as any text.

Your Audience’s Audience

Duarte Blog

In 2006, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer stood in front of an audience of software developers and thanked them for building applications that run on Windows. Will you support your presentation with multimedia or follow-up communications that extend the life of your message? He really, REALLY wanted them to know that he recognized how important they were to the future of Microsoft and that he personally appreciated all of their efforts.

Presentation lessons from Citizen Kane

Presentation Zen

Whether your presentation narrative unfolds in a linear or more of a nonlinear fashion depends on how you craft and develop the structure you talk, not on what type of software you use, or whether you use software at all. (In This is a reminder for us too in the design of multimedia presentations that while great visual variety can be an effective technique to get attention and illuminate messages, there must also be a clear visual theme.

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The secret to storytelling is in the editing

Presentation Zen

It's difficult for us to dispose of pieces that we worked so hard on, but the value of a bit's worth— whether it's in film or literature or multimedia presentations, or even writing software for that matter—should not be measured merely in terms of the labor we put into it. Presentation lessons abound in the cinematic arts. Many producers and directors will tell you that what can really make or break a film is the editing.

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Eye gaze and the power of faces

Presentation Zen

This is especially true for mediums such as posters, magazines, and billboards, but can be applied to multimedia and large screen displays as well. which used eye tracking software to determine if the direction the baby looked on screen influenced the eye gaze of the website readers. We have evolved to be amazingly good at seeing faces.

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PowerPoint Tip: Presenting from someone else’s computer

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

While the latest version of PowerPoint does a better job of embedding some multimedia files, they are usually only linked and you must make sure they are with you for the presentation to function properly. It plugs in to any computer and doesn’t require additional software, so it is easy to take with you.

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Funny PowerPoint Presentations

Pro Humorist

When giving a presentation you have to make the decision as to whether using multimedia software such as PowerPoint is appropriate or not. In order to create funny PowerPoints and give an effective presentation you need to spend a certain proportion of time designing your slides. I’m not talking about fancy decoration to make your slides look pretty or interesting for the sake. That alone does not create funny PowerPoints.

Deliver a Presentation like Steve Jobs - BusinessWeek

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Robert McKee: Persuasion through storytelling trumps statistics

Presentation Zen

The effective ones almost always incorporate elements of story and good storytelling , regardless of whether they use multimedia or not. Software such as Tableau, for example, does a good job of visualizing your data in a way that can be incorporated into your persuasive story. "As a method of persuasion, I am not a big fan of PowerPoint presentations," says the legendary screenwriting guru Robert McKee.

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Market Your Book with a Movie Trailer

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" Doing It Yourself If the likes of VidLit and Expanded Books are out of your range, youd be better advised to invest a few hundred dollars (or less--Apples iLife is only $79 and the Producer plug-in to create Windows Media Video is free for licensed owners of PowerPoint) in software to allow you to convert PowerPoint or Keynote into video and add a soundtrack.

8 things I learnt about using twitter as a participation tool : Speaking about Presenting

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