November 2011 Newsletter

Dear Readers,

The presentations technology field is constantly evolving, and those who don’t keep pace risk missing out on hardware and software innovations that can take their presenting skills to another level. For an insightful review of recent, emerging and future trends in the industry, be sure to read contributor Kevin Lerner’s article this month, Presentation Trends to Excite and Unite.

While the ultimate success of presenting rests in shrewd message development and polished delivery, new tools and technologies can help you reach audiences where they live, in more visually-compelling and influential ways than ever before.

Dave Zielinski, Editor

How to Insert SmartArt Graphics in PowerPoint 2010
By Geetesh Bajaj

SmartArt is a new component within PowerPoint 2007 and 2010 for Windows that replaces the diagram options in previous versions of PowerPoint.  SmartArt also allows you to replace bullet points with infographic content using text-within-shapes that’s more logical to view and present. In this article you’ll learn how to insert a SmartArt graphics within PowerPoint 2010. Learn More

Presentation Trends to Excite and Unite
By Kevin Lerner

The presentation of presentations has evolved radically and rapidly. But the most exciting presentation products are still on the horizon, as increased bandwidth, more powerful and compact technologies and a more technically-savvy consumer merge to pave a path for clearer communications. Here are some emerging trends, technologies, and techniques sure to affect your presenting life. Learn More
Make Effective Use of Infographics in Your Slides
By Dave Paradi

Infographics are popular with designers who use them to explain complex information.  But a complex visual won’t work in a PowerPoint presentation unless you build it piece by piece. An infographic is a graphic visual representation of information, data or knowledge that presents complex information quickly and clearly.  Here is an example I used in one of my slide makeovers.  Learn More

Supercompetent Speaking: The Value of Smart Rehearsal
By Laura Stack

As a business professional, would you ever send the first draft of a report to your boss or client? Probably not; no doubt you’d want to smooth out the rough patches and check it over for typos first. It’s ironic, then, that some people are willing to wing it when it comes to verbal presentations, preferring to work from the stylistic equivalents of first drafts instead of refining them through repeated rehearsal. Learn More
In The Spotlight: Wireless Microphone

The Telex FMR-500 Wireless Microphone features optimized channel frequencies that allow up to 20 systems to operate simultaneously by combining channels from three available bands. Up to 10 systems can operate simultaneously from the pre-set groups of channels in one operating band.

The microphone  features Advanced ClearScan™ and one touch Auto ClearScan automatic group and channel selections, for quick and easy system setup.

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November 2011




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