Creating Dynamic Presentations with Streaming Media

Microsoft Corporation

  • 出版商: MicroSoft
  • 出版日期: 2001-12-22
  • 售價: $1,170
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,112
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 352
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0735614369
  • ISBN-13: 9780735614369
  • 已絕版




Use easy tools to create compelling presentations you deliver on line!

With CREATING DYNAMIC PRESENTATIONS WITH STREAMING MEDIA, you don’t have to be a digital media professional to produce stunning digital media. This easy-to-follow handbook introduces Microsoft® Producer for PowerPoint® 2002—an all-in-one tool for turning ordinary slides, audio, video, and still images into impressive online presentations. From product demos to documentaries, e-learning to executive briefings, you’ll discover how to make your message come alive with rich streaming media you produce and publish yourself!

• Get professional production tips, tools, and how-tos—direct from the Microsoft Windows Media™ team
• Learn how to record high-quality, live video and audio
• Reuse your prerecorded material—from sound bites to Web content
• Easily edit and arrange your footage and files using the timeline tool
• Synchronize audio and video with slides
• Add scene transitions and special effects
• Stream your presentation—on demand—over any network!


Table of Contents:

Introduction xi
CHAPTER 1  What is Microsoft Producer? 3
    What Can I Do with Microsoft Producer? 3
    Working with Microsoft Producer 4
        Getting Content into Microsoft Producer 4
        Editing in Microsoft Producer 5
        Synchronizing Your Presentation 6
        Previewing Your Presentation 6
        Publishing Your Presentation 7
    What Other Software Works with Microsoft Producer? 7
    What Hardware Can I Use with Microsoft Producer? 7
        Video Capture Devices 8
        Audio Capture Devices 8
    Your Presentation: the Final Product 8
    Understanding Windows Media Technologies 9
        Streaming Media 9
        Windows Media Tools 9
    How Is Microsoft Producer Different from PowerPoint? 11
    Usage Scenarios for Microsoft Producer 11
        Creating Business-to-business Communications 12
        Creating Internal Corporate Communications 13
        Creating Training Events 14
        Creating Sales and Marketing Presentations 16
CHAPTER 2  The Microsoft Producer User Interface 17
    Using the Menus 17
        File Menu 18
        Edit Menu 20
        View Menu 21
        Tools Menu 23
        Clip Menu 25
        Play Menu 26
        Help Menu 28
    Using the Toolbar 28
    Using the Tabs 29
        The Media Tab 29
        The Table of Contents Tab 32
        The Preview Presentation Tab 33
    Using the Timeline 34
        The Timeline Tools 35
        The Timeline Display 36
        The Timeline Tracks 36
CHAPTER 3  Creating an Engaging Presentation 41
    Planning Your Presentation 41
        Considering Your Audience 42
        Determining the Purpose of Your Presentation 42
        Considering Time Constraints 42
        Considering Budgetary Constraints 43
        Scheduling Your Presenter 43
    What Makes an Engaging and Effective Presentation? 44
        Guidelines for the Speaker 44
        Using Digital Media in Your Presentation 48
    Tips for Video Screen Captures 51
CHAPTER 4  Setting up Hardware and Software 55
    Video Formats 55
    Video Sources 57
        Video Cameras 57
        Web Cameras 58
        Analog or DV VCRs 58
        Satellite or Cable TV 58
    Broadcasting Standards 59
    Understanding Capture Devices 60
        Video Interfaces 60
        Video Capture Devices 64
        Audio Sources 66
    Configuring Capture Devices 66
        Device Driver Software 67
        Connecting Video Capture Devices 67
CHAPTER 5  Preparing to Record Digital Media 73
    Planning the Video in Your Presentation 73
    Choosing a Recording Site 75
    Choosing Recording Accessories 77
    Preparing an Office for Recording 80
        Lighting 80
        Improving Sound 82
        Choosing a Background 83
    Creating a Presentation Plan 85
        Creating a Basic Script 85
        Using Storyboards 85
        Rehearsing the Presentation 86
CHAPTER 6  Recording High-quality Audio and Video 89
    Video and Computers 89
        How Codecs Work 90
        Bandwidth Considerations 91
    Recording Video 92
        Basic Recording Steps 92
        Common Video Camera Features 93
        Advanced Features and Effects 94
        Some Basic Shots 96
        Setting up Shots 97
        Recording Video to Edit 100
    Recording High-quality Audio 101
CHAPTER 7  Starting a New Presentation 105
    Using the New Presentation Wizard 105
        Choosing a Presentation Scheme 108
        Entering Information About Your Presentation 111
        Using PowerPoint Slides or Still Images 113
        Synchronizing Slides—Now or Later 116
        Completing the Wizard 116
        Synchronizing Slides and Still Images 117
    Starting a New, Empty Project 119
        Importing Digital Media Files 120
        Saving Your Project 124
        Saving Project Archives—Pack and Go 124
CHAPTER 8  Capturing Video, Audio, and Still Images 129
    Before You Begin Capturing Content 129
    Starting the Capture Wizard 131
        Starting the Capture Wizard through the New Presentation Wizard 131
        Starting the Capture Wizard through the Tools Menu 132
    Using the Capture Wizard 133
        Narrating Slides with Video and Audio 135
        Capturing Video and Audio 141
        Capturing Still Images from Video 145
        Capturing Images from Your Computer Screen 146
        Capturing Video from Your Computer Screen 148
    Understanding Capture Settings 151
        Considerations for Choosing Capture Settings 153
    Choosing Video and Audio Devices 154
CHAPTER 9  Editing on the Timeline 161
    Working with the Media Tab 162
    Adding Files to the Timeline 163
        Creating Clips from Video Files 163
        Determining Where Files Are Added on the Timeline 164
        Setting Default Durations for Digital Media Files 166
        Adding Web Links 167
        Adding Templates to the Timeline 168
        Removing Files from the Timeline 168
    Editing Video and Audio 169
        Trimming Video and Audio 169
        Splitting Files and Clips 170
        Combining Clips 171
        Adding Video Transitions 171
        Adding Video Effects 173
        Moving and Copying Files on the Timeline 174
    Working with Audio 175
        Using Audio Effects 175
        Normalizing Audio on the Timeline 175
        Adjusting Audio Levels 176
    Editing the Table of Contents 176
    Creating or Editing the Introduction Page 178
    Previewing Presentations 179
        Setting Security Zones for Previewing 179
    Editing a Project 182
CHAPTER 10  Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations in Producer 193
    Using Slides in Your Presentations 193
    Using PowerPoint to Edit Slides in Producer 194
        When to Edit Slides 195
        Inserting Images in Slides 195
    Editing Imported Slides in PowerPoint 196
    Using the Microsoft Producer PowerPoint Add-in 199
        Working with Slide Timings 200
        Understanding Add-in Security Issues 201
    Using Slide Animations and Transitions 203
        Using Time-based Animations 204
        Using On-click Animations 204
        Viewing Slide Animations in Producer 206
    Video and Audio in PowerPoint Slides 207
CHAPTER 11  Publishing Your Presentation 209
    Understanding the Publishing Process 209
        Files Published by Microsoft Producer 210
        Understanding Servers 210
        Selecting a Publishing Profile 214
        Publishing with E-services 216
    Using the Publish Wizard 218
        Publishing to My Computer 218
        Publishing to a CD 224
        Publishing to My Network Places 229
        Publishing to a Web Server 233
    Understanding Presentation Playback 240
        Specifying a Profile for Presentation Playback 241
        Using Other Playback Parameters 242
CHAPTER 12  Customizing Producer Templates 247
    Template Basics 247
        CSS Selectors and Properties 247
        Template Naming and Styles 249
        Choosing a Presentation Template 250
    Getting Started 251
        Naming a Presentation Template 253
    Customizing a Presentation Template 254
        Customizing Background Images 255
        Customizing the Media Player 261
        Working with Slides 266
        Customizing HTML Display 269
        Customizing the Table of Contents 271
CHAPTER 13  Customizing Your Presentations 275
    Opening Web Content in a New Window 275
    Customizing CD AutoPlay 276
        Creating a New Scan.hta File 277
        Editing an Existing Scan.hta File 278
    Getting a Jump Start on a Presentation 282
    Creating a Microsoft PowerPoint Template 283
    Annotating Slides for Your Presentation 285
    Switching Published Video Files 287
    Copying a Published Presentation 288
CHAPTER 14  Creating Custom Publishing Solutions 291
    Customizing Registry Keys 292
    Custom Publishing with E-services 299
    Displaying a Custom Publish Wizard 303
    Building a Simple E-service 305
    Making Your E-service Public 312
    Taking the Next Step 316
About the Authors 331