Tag teleprompter

What teleprompter equipment do I use?

LED Matrix Neil

I’ve seen a lot of changes in the teleprompter industry. When I first started, a teleprompter was mostly limited to the studio. I used my client’s crazy proprietary “remote” teleprompter system that would give a composite video out, but only…

How does a teleprompter work?

An illustration of Pepper's Ghost: Smoke and Mirrors

A teleprompter is the modern version of “smoke and mirrors.” There was this theatrical method called “Pepper’s Ghost” in the 1860’s that used a stretched piece of thin fabric placed between the audience and the stage. It was invisible unless…

Teleprompting in Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese

Teleprompting in Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese

Tonight was a blast—teleprompting for a local community hospital, in Chinese! It was an example of working together as a team to help the client with something that was quite unique. The client had requested Mandarin, Cantonese, and the ability…