How to use Microsoft Word and Teams as a teleprompter for presentations

published 6 months ago by Microsoft Mechanics

If you’ve ever wondered how news anchors or public speakers can stay on point and present their topics in a crisp and concise way, within a limited timeframe, chances are they are using a teleprompter. In today’s work from home tip, Jeremy Chapman from the Microsoft 365 team will show you how you can use Microsoft Word to easily convert any document into something that works perfectly as a teleprompter, then we’ll show you how to use Microsoft Teams as a way to project this teleprompter screen to a remote presenter or a second device like a phone screen. ► QUICK LINKS: 00:00 - Introduction 00:51 - Converting a Word document for teleprompter use 03:00 - Positioning the prompter screen for eye contact to the camera 03:54 - Using a Microsoft Teams meeting on a phone to send the prompter screen 04:52 - Using the Microsoft Teams web app to join a second meeting to view the prompter for in-person or remote co-presenters 05:41 - Closing remarks ► Jeremy's camera and prompter setup: Sony A7 II camera with F1.8 55mm lens Elgato Cam Link 4k USB 3.0 HDMI capture device Padcaster Parrot Teleprompter Kit Microsoft Surface Dial to scroll prompter text Feelworld FW568 5.5 inch 1080p HDMI Camera Field Monitor Shure MV7 microphone Blue Compass microphone boom arm ► Link References: Use Microsoft Teams on the web to join a second meeting for sharing the teleprompter feed at Find more shows in our work from home series at Unfamiliar with Microsoft Mechanics? We are Microsoft’s official video series for IT. You can watch and share valuable content and demos of current and upcoming tech from the people who build it at #Microsoft. Subscribe to our YouTube: Follow us on Twitter: Follow us on LinkedIn: Follow us on Facebook:

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