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StanFalc
Sep 9, 2012, 04:20 PM
Hi there!

I would like to let you know about our newest creation that, in our opinion, may revolutionize the way presentations are conducted - MindShow for iPad. Our aim was to address the problem of linearity of the presentations imposed by the available software. Applications like PowerPoint or Keynote force the presenters to follow 1-by-1 slide pattern, making them unable to e.g. easily address questions from the audience.

The idea behind MindShow is to use mind-maps as a more natural way of delivering visual presentations. In this respect presenters can always create various paths for a given presentation and be prepared for every scenario. Furthermore, they can seamlessly add new slides or images to an on-going slideshow, staying agile and flexible.

You can find more info here: http://www.apps.tt.com.pl/mindshow/

Take a look at the promo video:
Mindshow Promo Video (http://youtu.be/XgObRrJhUbU)

and some screenshots:
http://www.apps.tt.com.pl/mindshow/promo_1.jpg
http://www.apps.tt.com.pl/mindshow/promo_2.jpg
http://www.apps.tt.com.pl/mindshow/promo_3.jpg
http://www.apps.tt.com.pl/mindshow/promo_4.jpg

AppStore link:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mindshow-nonlinear-presentations/id529428141?mt=8
If you want to give it a try first, you can find the LITE version here:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mindshow-lite-nonlinear-presentations/id546628205?mt=8

If you have any questions or comments, I will be more than happy to answer them.



MathRulz
Sep 9, 2012, 09:09 PM
Seems similar to Prezi. What are the advantages of Mindshow over Prezi?

StanFalc
Sep 10, 2012, 03:34 AM
Hi MathRulz,

Thanks for your interest in MindShow!

In my opinion there are a couple of advantages:
- you can seamlessly edit your presentations while presenting by adding new slides and images (adding videos and other media will be available soon)
- non-linearity is based on mindmaps so that you have immediate access to all the connected nods (you don't have to look for elements by zooming in or out like in Prezi in order to embark on the 'non-linear road')
- there are a couple of tools you can use during your presentations like a laser pointer, torchlight or a highlighter (more tools e.g. calculator and chart tool to be added soon)
- new MindShow version (waiting for review) will include statistics for presentations as well as individual slides to enhance your performance
- if you find mindmaps either irrelevant or time consuming you can always use Powerpoint-like table view (slide placed one after another with one slight enhancment - you can place up to 3 slides in a row)

I hope that it answers your question at least partially and will encourage you to give MindShow a try.

Looking forward to more questions and comments :)