The Self-Presenting Presentation combines three great Apple software functions to automatically present and narrate each slide of a Keynote slideshows adapted for its use. Specifically, this application uses AppleScript, Keynote, and Text-to-Speech to begin playback of the presentation; initiate the transitions, build-ins, and build-outs of the slides; and speak the contents each slide’s notes field.
How can this software be incorporated into your practice?
- Create demonstrative presentations to give to insurance adjusters in personal injury cases to get more favorable settlement offers;
- Produce informational slideshow to display in your lobby to tell potential clients about yourself and/or your practice; or
- Design a case summary to give a mediator prior to mediation to provide him/her with an overview of your case.
You can download and view the Self-Presenting Presentation application from Nyhthawk Productions, which uses itself to give an eight-minute tutorial which outlines how the application works. Basically, you create your Keynote presentation, install the Install Test Script script, and add tags to your notes to “direct” the application.