Today, RIM announced the BlackBerry Presenter - a smart new accessory that allows users to project and manage Microsoft PowerPoint presentations wirelessly from a BlackBerry device.
BlackBerry Presenter gives users easy control of their presentations, allowing them to navigate their presentations, view speaker notes, loop presentation slides and even reference information on one slide while displaying another. Thanks to a wireless (Bluetooth) connection between the BlackBerry smartphone and BlackBerry Presenter, users can also walk around freely while presenting (supports roaming up to 30 feet between the devices).
? Conveniently small and light -- 3.4" x 2.4" x 0.9" and 140g ? Video Formats Supported: NTSC, PAL ? Video Cable Support: S-Video, VGA ? Power Connection: Micro USB ? Display Resolution Support: 640x480 (VGA), 800x600 (SVGA), 1024x768 (XGA) ? Bluetooth Version 2.0 + EDR, Class 1.5 ? Carrying Case: Synthetic Leather ? Support for most PowerPoint animations and transitions ? No additional file processing required - present files directly without having to pre-process the file on the PC ? Languages Supported: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish
Pricing and Availability
BlackBerry Presenter is being demonstrated by RIM at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week and will be available at a later date on ShopBlackBerry.com for $199. It will also be available at select authorized dealers and retail stores. To sign up for alerts on product availability, please visit www.shopblackberry.com/us/presenter