On 15/11/2013, Tom Fine wrote:
> Hi Dave:
> I think information-rich slides are the only slides people should use.
> If they're just putting up an occasional image and mostly reading a
> script, I still don't see why it matters if we see them on video or
> not. I suppose if the sponsoring entity has money to pay camera
> personnel, then fine. But most don't. Sticking a cellphone on a chair
> is useless, it looks like a cheapo "selfie." My criteria for an
> interesting presentation means that looking at the speaker is not
> necessary, because the information is being clearly spoken as well as
> shown in carefully prepared slides or other media. If I want a
> "performer," I'll got a comedy club!
You don't want a comedy performer, but you do want a serious performer
who can project his/her ideas to the audience.
You do not want somebody who reads from a script in a droning voice.
> What I'm trying to get to is an EFFICIENT and PAINLESS process for a
> presenter to walk out of the room with a recording of their WHOLE
> presentation (not just audio, visual media too), which they can then
> post on YouTube or wherever. Audio only is getting more and more
> useless as most of now use information-rich slides and talk to the
> slides. Audio-only is great for on-stage interviews, for instance.
> Efficient and painless precludes paid cameramen and time-sucking
> post-production, it needs to be a recording that happens as the
> presentation is being given.
It looks as though what you want is the El Gato Game Capture HD.
I haven't seen one but from the description and reviews on Amazon it
appears to do exactly what you want.
Whereas the Magix PhotoStory software would be ideal for making a
digital version of a traditional Tape-Slide program.
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