Keyspan Ships PowerPoint, Keynote Remote


Keyspan has begun shipping a new remote designed specifically for Microsoft PowerPoint and Apple Keynote presentation software.

The Presentation Remote Pro is an RF remote with a range of about 100 feet. It includes mouse-like controls and incorporates a laser pointer and functions for controlling PowerPoint and Keynote presentations, including audio. The USB device does not require additional software to run. Some of its features include:

  • 2.4 GHz RF signal that does not require line of sight to operate;
  • Cursor control and two-button mouse functions;
  • A "stow-away" receiver;
  • Volume control; and
  • The ability to show and hide presentation slides at any time.

Presentation Remote Pro is available now with support for Mac OS X and Windows systems for $79.

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