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ahip
Jan 10, 2013, 04:08 PM
Now we have iPad 4 but still don't have a functional wireless presenter for Keynote on iPad?

Is this true or I am lagged?

I am seriously looking for a wireless presenter to pair with Keynote on my iPad2 for like a year but seems to me there is still no one presenter is really functional. This is ridiculous. If 3rd parties can't make one because of technical issues, Apple should make one for us who need a wireless presenter for their iPad.

You hear me, APPLE!!:mad:



glen e
Jan 10, 2013, 04:11 PM
it is true, i'm still waiting too....for 4 years now...

a bit buggy and fades in an out for me...but Keynote remote for Iphone is avail....but you have to swipe and not intuitive....

note: apple bluetooth keyboard also does not advance slides....

BanterClaus
Jan 10, 2013, 04:27 PM
I'm not sure this is actually possible due to a limitation with the keynote app on iOS.

I tried using a bluetooth keyboard to move slides onwards but it does absolutely nothing. I therefore assume the reason 3rd parties haven't made such a device because it isn't actually possible to get Keynote to move through slides without using either a physical swipe on the device or by using Apples own Keynote Remote App.

To open up Keynote to 3rd parties all Apple needs to do is it make so that the slides change when an UP/DOWN key-press is sent from a paired bluetooth keyboard. 3rd parties could then just create very simple bluetooth devices that are capable of sending these key-presses.

glen e
Jan 10, 2013, 04:51 PM
I'm not sure this is actually possible due to a limitation with the keynote app on iOS.

I tried using a bluetooth keyboard to move slides onwards but it does absolutely nothing. I therefore assume the reason 3rd parties haven't made such a device because it isn't actually possible to get Keynote to move through slides without using either a physical swipe on the device or by using Apples own Keynote Remote App.

To open up Keynote to 3rd parties all Apple needs to do is it make so that the slides change when an UP/DOWN key-press is sent from a paired bluetooth keyboard. 3rd parties could then just create very simple bluetooth devices that are capable of sending these key-presses.

I would settle for ANY button on the iphone to advance the slides - a swipe is too hard to do when presenting with one hand 100 slides in...

Burnlem
Jan 17, 2014, 05:03 PM
I've seen the bluetooth remote from Satechi, has anyone heard if it works?

http://www.satechi.net/index.php/bluetooth/bluetooth-remote/satechi-bluetooth-smart-pointer

thx

Cptnodegard
Jan 17, 2014, 07:44 PM
I've seen the bluetooth remote from Satechi, has anyone heard if it works?

http://www.satechi.net/index.php/bluetooth/bluetooth-remote/satechi-bluetooth-smart-pointer

thx

Yes it works, I have one. It cleverly uses an accessibility feature to allow it to work

haruhiko
Jan 21, 2014, 09:33 PM
Yes it works, I have one. It cleverly uses an accessibility feature to allow it to work

It looks like Keynote 2.0 broke the remote:

iOS 7 update:
The Bluetooth Smart Pointer continues to function with iOS7, however, the home button no longer toggles voiceover on/off. Instead, to toggle voiceover on/off, you must press the home button three times or activate Siri by pressing and holding down the home button on the remote, then asking Siri to turn voiceover on/off. Voiceover must be on to use the Bluetooth Smart Pointer with Keynote on the iPad.

Keynote 2.0 update: The Bluetooth Smart Pointer will not work in Keynote 2.0 on a iOS device when connected to an external monitor or using AirPlay. When using the Bluetooth Smart Pointer directly on the iOS device, elements on the slide will be highlighted. Slides can still be advanced. We have contacted Apple to resolve this issue and are awaiting a response. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your patience. Please return to this page for updates.

Cptnodegard
Jan 22, 2014, 02:09 PM
It looks like Keynote 2.0 broke the remote:

iOS 7 update:
The Bluetooth Smart Pointer continues to function with iOS7, however, the home button no longer toggles voiceover on/off. Instead, to toggle voiceover on/off, you must press the home button three times or activate Siri by pressing and holding down the home button on the remote, then asking Siri to turn voiceover on/off. Voiceover must be on to use the Bluetooth Smart Pointer with Keynote on the iPad.

Keynote 2.0 update: The Bluetooth Smart Pointer will not work in Keynote 2.0 on a iOS device when connected to an external monitor or using AirPlay. When using the Bluetooth Smart Pointer directly on the iOS device, elements on the slide will be highlighted. Slides can still be advanced. We have contacted Apple to resolve this issue and are awaiting a response. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your patience. Please return to this page for updates.

Too bad, but with a working jailbreak out anyways and a BTC mouse and trackpad update on the way, it doesn't really matter.