Audience-driven Presentations Based on MindXpres
With more than 30 million PowerPoint presentations that are created every single day, we are all familiar with modern presentation tools such as Microsoft's PowerPoint or Apple's Keynote. However, it is not difficult to see that most of these tools are based on the same essential ideas and thus share similar flaws and limitations. Our new MindXpres presentation tool takes a radically new approach to create, share and deliver presentations. By stepping away from current presentation standards and by designing our presentation tool to address the unfulfilled needs of the people involved with the presentations, we plan to make every single step in the process more enjoyable for both the presenter and the audience.
MindXpres separates content and visualisation, by providing a LaTeX-like language for the easy creation of content. This content is then automatically visualised by an HTML5 visualisation layer, which makes use of user-definable templates to provide a competitive aesthetic quality. MindXpres differentiates itself from existing slideware by providing some innovative features such as the plug-in architecture, extreme portability, support for multimodal input, semantic linking and navigation of information, non-linear traversal, a zoomable user interface, transclusion, interactivity, innovative ways of visualising specific types of information and much more.
- Allow audience members to replay the navigation path as given by the presenter
Making presentations more social by implementing live voting during a presentation (e.g. via smartphones, laptops or other multimodal input)
Allow the presenter to upload their presentation to enable a forum-like discussions about slides
- You will identify some areas where we can involve the audience and propose some ideas that will improve the presentation (e.g. make a presentation more interesting, interactive or simply facilitating the learning process).
- You will implement some of your ideas and extend the MindXpres presentation tool