Everything from bank to e-commerce is going digital. Even the classrooms and conference rooms have footprints of digital revolution these days. Smart boards, interactive flat panel displays, digital signage, all of these mentioned products are the wonderful progenies of this digital revolution. Among these, there’s digital podium which is no less than a blessing for schools, offices, and institutes where they are installed. For the uninitiated, digital podiums are the digitalized versions of the traditional podiums or lecterns used during lectures and seminars. While the conventional podiums are the only piece of wood with a mic attached to a platform, the digital podium has a lot many features attributed to it.
Digital podiums are affixed with an interactive screen to display the script or any other document to the presenter. There’s no need to keep a hardcopy in front of your eyes to deliver a speech or address an audience. Another plus point of a digital lectern is that you can display information on a flat panel display without having to leave the podium. With the help of the interactive screen, you can manage the content displayed on the flat panel display. This way, you can display a piece of information to the audience while facing them.
Digital Podium for Seminars
In seminars, most of the presenters find it hard to manage a bunch of papers on a conventional podium. Digital podium provides them the ease to focus on the presentation without the hassles of papers. Handling too many scripts in hard copies can be a distraction for a presenter. Hence, it’s important to keep everything in one place and the interactive screen plays that role.
The presenter can display information like graphs, charts, etc on screen with the help of an interactive screen. With the touch-enabled screen attached to the podium, he can access the flat panel display remotely.
Digital podium comes with a lapel mic, cordless mic and headband mic for the presenter’s use. The podium has an option to connect an external sound source. Also, some digital podium also comes with a visualizer or document viewer to display a document on the screen. This way, the presenter can display a document to the audience easily without leaving his place.
Digital Podiums for Lectures
Earlier, teachers used to carry notes to the podium. Now, the scenes have changed, courtesy digital podium. The lecturers can compile the contents of their lecture in the form of a presentation on their laptop. With the help of digital podium, they can access the files on their laptop and even display it on an interactive flat panel. There would be no hassles of shadows as it would happen in case of projectors. The lecturers can even display a document like a map, question paper, assignment sheet, etc on the screen without the need of scanning it. One can also attach a visualizer to display images on the screen.
In case of large lecture halls and audience, the lecturers can use the mic attached to the digital podium. This way, he can be more audible to even the backbenchers. With multiple security options, the lecturers can secure the digital podium with their unique ID, pin or mechanical lock to keep it vandal-proof.
Digital technology is touching different domains of life including education, healthcare, defence, e-commerce, etc. It won’t be an overstatement to say that they are changing the world for better if used judiciously.