Using Technology

It seems any mention of technology is obsolete before you finish reading the sentence! However, you should be aware of some generalities when you use different devices, especially from a technical perspective. As a visual presenter, you should be adept at using different pieces of equipment, although you will probably get comfortable using one particular device for most of your presentation needs. In any case, here are a few things to consider in regard to equipment:

  • Handling projectors

  • Working with laptop presentations

  • Incorporating multimedia

Handling Projectors

If you recall, Chapter 23 covered the "cost, convenience, and continuity" issues related to overheads, 35mm slides, and electronic images. The traditional devices—overhead ...

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