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ProPrompter HDi Pro2
When I set out to build the the Skype Studio, I knew I wanted a way to look straight into the camera (and not below it, like on a webcam). I also knew that, once in a while, I'd also need to read text Obama-like, right off a teleprompter.
But I wanted something relatively small and light, yet capable. What I hit on was the Bodelin and ProPrompter HDi Pro2, which allows me to use an iPad as the screen. This is enormously powerful, because I use a VNC client on the iPad to reach out onto my network and feed anything I want into the prompter, usually the image of the person I'm talking to on Skype.
One very neat feature of the ProPrompter is there's iPhone and iPad software that talk to each other. I had to do a scripted bit for The Economist last summer and I was able to control the pacing of the prompting on the iPad by tapping my iPhone, which sat on my lap.
What I like: Lots of flexibility.
What I'd like to see: A little bit easier way to insert and remove the iPad without accidentally moving the camera setup by a tiny bit.
Find it here at starting at about $1,200.