Who invented the teleprompter?

Answer Jess Oppenheimer filed a patent for his idea of a "prompting apparatus for cameras" on April 6, 1953. The idea was patented on March 1, 1960. Oppenheimer was the producer of "I Love Lucy" and used ... Read More »

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How to Use a Speech Teleprompter?

Teleprompters are used by newscasters, public officials and others to help them deliver speeches without having to memorize them. The speeches are projected on two clear, plastic panels, one on eit... Read More »

What is a teleprompter?

A teleprompter is an electronic gadget that serves as a cue card for on-air talent, newscasters, speech-makers and others addressing a crowd or video camera.The "I Love Lucy" ConnectionThe original... Read More »

Does the president use a Teleprompter?

Modern presidents tend to use teleprompters for at least some functions, and most presidents in the past used written notes. 2008 presidential winner Barack Obama, on the other hand, is often cited... Read More »

How to Use a Teleprompter With a Flip Camera?

A Teleprompter enables a person to read text while looking at a camera, without having to memorize all the words. You can use a Teleprompter with a Flip digital video camcorder to supply the speake... Read More »