Presentation program

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A presentation program is a software package used to display information in the form of a slide show.wikipedia
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Electronic media

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Presentation software can be viewed as enabling a functionally-specific category of electronic media, with its own distinct culture and practices as compared to traditional presentation media.
The primary electronic media sources familiar to the general public are video recordings, audio recordings, multimedia presentations, slide presentations, CD-ROM and online content.

Slide show

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A presentation program is a software package used to display information in the form of a slide show.
Slide shows are sometimes still conducted by a presenter using an apparatus such as a carousel slide projector or an overhead projector, but now the use of an electronic video display device and a computer running presentation software is typical.

Presentation slide

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Most modern meeting rooms and conference halls are configured to include presentation electronics, such as overhead projectors suitable for displaying presentation slides, often driven by the presenter's own laptop, under direct control of the presentation program used to develop the presentation.
In the digital age, a slide most commonly refers to a single page developed using a presentation program such as Microsoft PowerPoint, Apple Keynote, Apache OpenOffice or LibreOffice.

Presentation

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Presentations in this mode of delivery are pervasive in all aspects of business communications, especially in business planning, as well as in academic conference and professional conference settings, and in the knowledge economy generally, where ideas are a primary work output.
A presentation program is often used to generate the presentation content, some of which also allow presentations to be developed collaboratively, e.g. using the Internet by geographically disparate collaborators.

Hewlett-Packard

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The first commercial computer software specifically intended for creating WYSIWYG presentations was developed at Hewlett Packard in 1979 and called BRUNO and later HP-Draw.
The HP 2640 series included one of the first bit mapped graphics displays that when combined with the HP 2100 21MX F-Series microcoded Scientific Instruction Set enabled the first commercial WYSIWYG Presentation Program, BRUNO that later became the program HP-Draw on the HP 3000.

Bruno (software)

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The first commercial computer software specifically intended for creating WYSIWYG presentations was developed at Hewlett Packard in 1979 and called BRUNO and later HP-Draw.
BRUNO was the first commercial computer software program for creating presentations (Presentation program) using a WYSIWYG user interface.

Film recorder

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As these programs became more common in the late 1980s several companies set up services that would accept the shows on diskette and create slides using a film recorder or print transparencies.
The terms "slide" and "slide deck" are still commonly used in presentation programs.

VCN ExecuVision

The first software displaying a presentation on a personal computer screen was VCN ExecuVision, developed in 1982.
VCN ExecuVision was the first presentation program for the personal computer.

Audience response

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Certain presentation programs also offer an interactive integrated hardware element designed to engage an audience (e.g. audience response systems, second screen applications) or facilitate presentations across different geographical locations through the internet (e.g. web conferencing).
Systems for co-located audiences combine wireless hardware with presentation software, and systems for remote audiences may use telephones or web polls for audiences watching through television or the Internet.

Software

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A presentation program is a software package used to display information in the form of a slide show.

Business communication

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Presentations in this mode of delivery are pervasive in all aspects of business communications, especially in business planning, as well as in academic conference and professional conference settings, and in the knowledge economy generally, where ideas are a primary work output.

Business plan

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Presentations in this mode of delivery are pervasive in all aspects of business communications, especially in business planning, as well as in academic conference and professional conference settings, and in the knowledge economy generally, where ideas are a primary work output.

Academic conference

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Presentations in this mode of delivery are pervasive in all aspects of business communications, especially in business planning, as well as in academic conference and professional conference settings, and in the knowledge economy generally, where ideas are a primary work output.

Professional conference

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Presentations in this mode of delivery are pervasive in all aspects of business communications, especially in business planning, as well as in academic conference and professional conference settings, and in the knowledge economy generally, where ideas are a primary work output.

Knowledge economy

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Presentations in this mode of delivery are pervasive in all aspects of business communications, especially in business planning, as well as in academic conference and professional conference settings, and in the knowledge economy generally, where ideas are a primary work output.

Workplace politics

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Presentations may also feature prominently in political settings, especially workplace politics, where persuasion is a central determinant of group outcomes.

Conference hall

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Most modern meeting rooms and conference halls are configured to include presentation electronics, such as overhead projectors suitable for displaying presentation slides, often driven by the presenter's own laptop, under direct control of the presentation program used to develop the presentation.

Overhead projector

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Most modern meeting rooms and conference halls are configured to include presentation electronics, such as overhead projectors suitable for displaying presentation slides, often driven by the presenter's own laptop, under direct control of the presentation program used to develop the presentation.

Laptop

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Most modern meeting rooms and conference halls are configured to include presentation electronics, such as overhead projectors suitable for displaying presentation slides, often driven by the presenter's own laptop, under direct control of the presentation program used to develop the presentation.

Statistical graphics

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Generally in presentations, the visual material is considered supplemental to a strong aural presentation that accompanies the slide show, but in many cases, such as statistical graphics, it's difficult to convey essential information other than by visual means; additionally, a well-designed infographic can be extremely effective in a way that words aren't.

Infographic

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Generally in presentations, the visual material is considered supplemental to a strong aural presentation that accompanies the slide show, but in many cases, such as statistical graphics, it's difficult to convey essential information other than by visual means; additionally, a well-designed infographic can be extremely effective in a way that words aren't.

Information design

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Endemic over-reliance on slides with low information density and with a poor accompanying lecture has given presentation software a negative reputation as sometimes functioning as a crutch for the poorly informed or the poorly prepared.

Genigraphics

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Early presentation graphics software ran on computer workstations, such as those manufactured by Trollman, Genigraphics, Autographix, and Dicomed.

Dicomed

Early presentation graphics software ran on computer workstations, such as those manufactured by Trollman, Genigraphics, Autographix, and Dicomed.