What teleprompter equipment do I use?

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 display to the operator 3 tiny lines of text. So, I learned to be veeeeery…

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How does a presidential teleprompter work?

The presidential teleprompter demystified: no, the audience can’t see your words. When I was a kid, and saw photographs of these glass panels around a lectern, I just thought they were bullet-proof glass to protect the speaker. Like, someone Secret Service dude knew exactly where an enemy would fire from:) I’ve also had people ask…

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Teleprompting for Graduation or Commencement

I have a long history with commencement (aka graduation) ceremonies. This is because I used to play saxophone in the marching bands for both my high school and university. At least once a year, we’d perform ‘Pomp and Circumstance’ over and over while the seniors walked to receive their diplomas in the graduation ceremony. So…

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