RIM has just launched it latest smartphone accessory, Â the BlackBerry Presenter – a small and light device that you can easily plug into a projector or monitor to display a Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation. You then control the presentation using your BlackBerry phone. Sounds cool? It certainly is, handy and useful as well.
Utilizing Bluetooth connectivity, the BlackBerry Presenter connects with your BlackBerry smartphone. As such, it allows you to move freely when doing your presentation, that is within the 30 feet range. This allows you to easily control your presentation – navigate through the slides, view speaker notes, loop presentation slided and reference information on one slide while displaying another.
The BlackBerry Presenter has the following specs – supports NTSC and PAL video formats, S-Video and VGA video cable, micro USB connection, and support for various display resolution – VGA, SVGA and XGA. It doesn’t need any additional file processing as you can do your presentations directly without tweaking your presentation on your PC.
No details on availability yet, but if you’re keen on getting the BlackBerry Presenter, it will set you back for $199. Â It works with most BlackBerry models except BlackBerry Curve series and BlackBerry Pearl Flip series.
Originally posted on January 6, 2010 @ 4:00 pm