Public Speaking Course:
During my public speaking course you will learn the importance
of using wireless
microphones. Throughout your speaking career you will find that it is pretty
common to have many wireless microphones on during the same presentation.
The AV crew that sets everything up usually makes sure that they
are all on different frequencies so no cross over occurs. With that
said you should still double check the MIC just incase the AV crew
When I spoke in Thailand last month I ran into a situation that I had never encountered
before and neither had the other presenter. We each had a Logitech
Trackman RF Mouse. RF stands for "Radio Frequency" which means that the wireless mouse doesn't have to be in line of sight with
the receiver like an infra red mouse would. It also means that no matter
how hard I tried I couldn't keep my mouse from moving the cursor on the other
presenters computer (the other guy was on right after me with no break in between).
We tried everything we could think of to fix it, but still didn't have any luck.
We finally decided to shut my whole system down quickly after I was
finished and boot his up as fast as we could while he made some opening comments to the
audience. In your public speaking course you will learn the best way to work with
presenters, as well as audio-visual technicians.
With more and more presenters using wireless technology you must thoroughly check out all systems and consider presenters who
are on both before and after you. This is a reason to be there early
and find out what is going on during other programs.
Had we not noticed this ahead of time he would have had a really difficult
time in the beginning to his program . .. if the program were switched
. . . it could have been me!