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A Method and System for Providing Run-time Feedback to a Presenter to Modify Pacing of Presentation Session

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000243513D
Publication Date: 2015-Sep-28
Document File: 2 page(s) / 118K

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Abstract

Disclosed is a method and system for providing feedback on run-time to a presenter during a presentation session. The feedback enables the presenter to refine the presentation session so as to keep the audience engaged.

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A Method and System for Providing Run-time Feedback to a Presenter to Modify Pacing of Presentation Session

Web presentations are extremely common. Existing presentation systems enables a presenter to either share screen or a presentation with a number of participants. In more advanced presentation systems, participants are provided with options to independently navigate through the presentation.

During web-based presentation or review sessions it is often difficult to achieve appropriate pacing while presenting materials to participants. Participants may be lagging behind, either due to the presenter moving too quickly, or simply because participants are not engaged. Additionally, participants may be moving ahead out of boredom or the presenter not offering substantive information in addition to the presentation. In an ideal presentation, the participants are engaged enough to pay attention, receiving substantive information to go along with the currently presented information, and paced properly. Accordingly, majority of participants view the same slide as the presenter, even if there is an option to independently navigate through the presentation.

A method and system is disclosed for providing feedback on run-time to a presenter during a presentation session. The feedback enables the presenter to refine the presentation session so as to keep the audience engaged. Accordingly, the presenter can speed up, slow down, or change level of detail in a presentation s...