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Evolution of Business Presentation Technology

EVOLUTION OF BUSINESS PRESENTATION TECHNOLOGY From magic lanterns to interactive touchscreens: A look back at how presentation technology has evolved. Early 19th CENTURY THE EXPEDITION BEGAN The first documented use of a blackboard in the United States was in a classroom in 1801. OF CHILDREN ATTENDED SOME FORM OF PRIMARY SCHOOL BY 1840 55% Blackboards quickly became important business tools by allowing presenters to more easily share information with large groups. Mid-late 19th CENTURY LIGHT SHINES THROUGH Magic lanterns, which projected images from glass slides and were originally lit by candlelight, became increasingly popular during this time. The advent of the light bulb allowed for clearer, brighter, and larger images. Magic Lantern Components Smokestack In 1840 British astronomer and chemist, Warren De La Rue Body Light source enclosed a platinum coil in a vacuum tube and passed an electric current through it, thus creating the world's first Condensing lens Reflector Aperture Slide light bulb. - Lens tube Early 20th CENTURY GRAPHIC VISUALIZATION TAKES FLIGHT Led by DuPont, who had comparative charts drawn up for business meetings, managers began to rely on graphs and charts to represent data and support presentations. While graphic visualization took off in businesses during the early 20th century, charts and graphs have earlier roots in the late 18th century. William Playfair invented: THE BAR CHART THE PIE CHART 1801 1 7 8 6 1930s 1950s A 20th CENTURY MARVEL IS BUILT Kodachrome 35mm slide film was introduced in the mid 1930s. By the 1950s, carousel slide projectors could hold dozens of slides and automatically project them sequentially. The inventor of slide carousels, LOUIS MISURACA, was paid a one-time fee by the Eastman Kodak Company and did not earn royalties. He used the money to take his family on a trip to Italy 1960s 1980s VISUAL AIDS ARE GROOVY, MAN First used in the 1940s for criminal profiling and army training, the overhead transparency projector began to be widely used by businesses in the 1960s and was the business presentation technology of choice by the 1980s. 120K+ Presenters frequently used two techniques: 50K Covering part of the transparency with paper 1975 1985 Using overlays to add information gradually to an image Number of overhead projectors sold per year in the U.S. WHITEBOARDS BEGAN TO APPEAR IN BUSINESSES REPLACING BLACKBOARDS, BRINGING VIVID COLORS TO THE AUDIENCE AND MAKING INFORMATION EASIER TO RETAIN. 1987 THE WALL FALLS PowerPoint 1.0 was released in 1987 for Mac only. Keynote would follow in 2003. NUMBER OF U.S. COMPUTERS-IN-USE: (Millions) 184 90 22 51 3 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 By PowerPoint had captured 95% of the presentation graphics market 2001 PowerPoint is now installed on over 1,000,000,000 with computers worldwide PowerPoint 20,833 presentations made every minute Turn of the MILLENIUM THE INTERNET TAKES OVER Increased internet accessibility and speed spawned a new era of presentation technology. Presenters easily share and collaborate with tools such as YouTube, Captivate, SlideShare, SlideRocket, and Prezi. 1GB WORLDWIDE ONLINE USERS DATA TRANSFER TIME 1995 + 16,000,000 1 Day 2,405,518,376 18 Hours 2012 36 Min Asia | 1,076,681,059 1 Hour Europe 518,512,109 32 Min North America 273,785,413 43 Sec Latin America / Caribbean 254,915,745 Africa 167,335,676 Middle East 90,000,455 Oceania / Australia | 24,287.919 3 Min 12 Sec WORLDWIDE BROADBAND USERS (Millions) 189 129 105 55 Sec 76 52 47 20 Middle East South and East Asia Western North Asia Eastern Latin Europe America Pacific Europe America and Africa CREATING, PUBLISHING AND SHARING PRESENTATIONS ONLINE 0.33 Sec Captivate Slideshare SlideRocket Prezi Cp 2004 2006 2008 2009 2010 PRESENT PRESENTATIONS GO MOBILE With the introduction of the iPad in 2010, mobile apps become increasingly integrated into business communication strategies as a way to engage consumers and present information. Now about one in ten presentations are viewed on a mobile device. 1.2B Mobile broadband worldwide subscriptions Asia & Pacific 421 Europe 336 88% 55% Americas 286 Arab States 48 of U.S adults of them go online with their phones CIS 42 now own cell phones Africa 31 Today, there are a myriad of presentation creation and delivery tools available. In the next decade and beyond, the possibilities for presentations will continue to expand. We're already seeing greater interactivity through audience participation on mobile devices and in the potential of audience-driven presentations with augmented reality on head-mounted displays. propoint |GRAPHICS Professional Presentation Services Sources cation_in_the_United_Statese edu/Publications/YatesOrlikowski-PP.pdf- f_Kodak/Milestones_-_chronology/1930-1959.htma 556.aspx- ion=co_av&artID=4155. I/ e/ http://topics. 2/Cell-Internet-Use-2012.aspx- pdf B+ Agll +Cl,= 2Na C) +k OC48 2,488 Mbps oc-3 155 Mbps T3/DS3 44 Mbps T1/DS1 1.5 Mbps 56 Kbps

Evolution of Business Presentation Technology

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This infographic provides an in-depth account of the amazing progression of presentation technology over the past two centuries. From the blackboard in the early 19th century, to the Kodachrome 35mm s...




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