Put your presentation into TVnima!

I have chanced upon this interesting application while surfing through the web. TVanima, currently in its alpha stage, is an online 3D application that allows you to create a TV news program by inserting media such as photographs, images, narrations and videos. There will be a news presenter who will do the talk for you. You can then publish you finished work onto the web. If you have a PowerPoint presentation that you want to put on web, try TVanima.

Insert flv video into PowerPoint

What is a flv video?Flash Video, also known as flv, is a file format that is used to deliver video over the Internet. It uses the .flv file extension. Video sharing sites such as YouTube and MySpace make use of Flash Video format. Inserting flv video into PowerPointThere are several programs which allow you to view Flash Video. One example is VLC Media Player, which is free and can be downloaded at http://www.videolan.org. To insert flv video into PowerPoint, one way is to make use of the VLC Media Player.First, install the VLC Media Player. Once done, create a folder.Move the presentation … Continue reading Insert flv video into PowerPoint

Play multiple sounds simultaneously

During a presentation, you might want to have a music playing in the background, then have additional sound effects. The problem is, when the sound effect starts to play, your background music stops. What we want is to have multiple sounds playing at the same time in PowerPoint. Unfortunately, when one starts, the other stops. Here’s why: When you have multiple sounds embedded, PowerPoint will only allow one sound to be played at a time. On the other hand, if you have the sounds linked, it will be able to play simultaneously. Thus, if you have two sounds, the solution is … Continue reading Play multiple sounds simultaneously

Rediscovering PowerPoint Workshop @ NTU

Completed the Rediscovering PowerPoint Workshop at Nanyang Technological University few days ago (Wed, 17 Oct). Thanks to the Hindri, Stephanie, Adeline, Kee, Teddy, Darren and Johnny who have been helping me out! A total of 25 participants. It actually shot up to around 53 participants signing up in the first few hours of registration! But due to the limit of the computer lab, only 25 could be accepted. Here’s a few photographs taken by them. Just to share with you guys!Figure 1: Poster created by the organizing committeeFigure 2: Rediscovering PowerPoint Workshop @ NTU 1Figure 3: Rediscovering PowerPoint Workshop @ NTU 2Figure 4 … Continue reading Rediscovering PowerPoint Workshop @ NTU