toggle

AAPL Stock: 104.9 ( + 1.91 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

iPhone teleprompter, accessories demoed at NAB

updated 03:20 pm EDT, Wed April 22, 2009

iPhone becomes teleprompte

As camcorders continue to shrink, so has the venerable teleprompter -- to the size of an iphone. Bodelin Technologies has created an iPhone app and several accessories that turn an iphone or iPod Touch into a teleprompter.

The ProPrompter app is free, and comes with a 30-day trial subscription to the company's online script management service. Users can store unlimited scripts online, and download them from within the iPhone app. Bodelin is also selling a camera hood, called the ProMag, that works much like a traditional prompter, projecting magnified text from the iPhone screen onto a mirror in front of the lens. Another gadget -- the ProPrompter Wing -- holds the iphone in landscape view on a clamp beside the camera.

Except for the price of the iPhone, the package provides a relatively low cost prompter alternative for Documentary producers, video podcasters and prosumer filmmakers. The iPhone app allows users to adjust the size and orientation of prompter text, and includes on-screen help.

The ProPrompter iPhone app is not yet available, as it is still awaiting App Store approval. The ProPrompter Wing bracket sells for $129, and is discounted to $99 during NAB. The Pro-Mag unit comes with a one-year subscription to the online script service and sells for $995 -- on sale during NAB for $695.







by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

MacNN Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Kenu Airframe Plus

Simple, stylish and effective, the Kenu Airframe + portable car mount is the latest addition to Kenu's lineup. Released earlier this ...

Plantronics Rig Surround 7.1 headset

Trying to capture the true soundscape of video games can be a daunting task. Looking to surround-sound home theater options, users hav ...

Adesso Compagno X Bluetooth keyboard

The shift from typing on physical keyboards to digital versions on smartphones and tablets hasn't been an easy for many consumers. Fr ...

toggle

Most Commented