Archive for the 'Tips & Tricks' Category

Upgrading from Windows XP or Vista to Windows 7? No problem!

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

We’ve recently been getting a growing number of calls from people who are upgrading their computers from Windows XP or Vista to Microsoft’s new Windows 7. Congratulations! So we thought we should share a few of the common questions these folks have to assist with the process. Q: Does FloSpace FloPrompter work on Windows 7? […]

Chinese Fortune Cookie Wisdom

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Every now and then, one gets a fortune cookie at a Chinese restaurant that actually contains a good message. Check out the one that I got the other day: “Only the prepared speaker deserves to be confident.” I think this one is particularly relevant to FloSpace because or software teleprompter, FloPrompter, can help people train […]

Low-Budget Teleprompter

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

Scribe Media posted a great little video to YouTube showing how to build a very low cost teleprompter. What’s cool is that it looks wicked easy to set up, and of course the materials are very cheap. (Excluding the camera…) Scribe Media uses a competitor to FloPrompter which they said was free. However, when […]

DIY Camera Mount & Teleprompter

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

Customers ask us from time to time how to set up a camera and monitor for the best results. I ran across a blog posting today with some great tips on how to do it on a budget. This blog posting was written by a Journalism and Media Technology teacher at a school near Houston, […]

Need to extend your trial period?

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

Sometimes 30 days just isn’t enough. Maybe you went on vacation in the middle of the trial period. Maybe you weren’t able to finish putting FloPrompter through its paces before getting distracted by another high priority project. Whatever the case may be, FloSpace can tell you how to extend the trial period for an extra […]

Almost ready to launch the next version of FloPrompter…

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

Hi, folks! This is just a quick note to let you know that we’re busy putting the finishing touches on the next version of FloSpace FloPrompter with Mirrored Text among other great features! In addition, we’ll be rolling out a new web site. The design has been finalized, and now it’s a matter of reviewing […]

How to Use a Keyspan Wireless Presenter

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

There has been a lot of interest in how to use a wireless presenter with FloSpace FloPrompter. The wireless presenter that we’ve tested with FloPrompter is called the Keyspan PR-US2 Presentation Remote. You can pick one up for less than $50 at So if Santa was good to you and brought you one, here […]

New Feature :: Software Update Check Policy

Friday, November 16th, 2007

In FloPrompter version 2.3.1, we implemented a cool little feature where the software will automatically check for updates. Considering how often we’ve been coming out with new features and enhancements, we thought this was a really good idea! But what if you’re an IT administrator at a school, for example, and you’re not keen on […]

Using FloPrompter with VBScript

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007

A school in Texas uses VBScript to help automate some of the steps for their student-run news cast. They wrote me asking if I could help figure out how to activate a FloPrompter window using VBScript. I was certainly glad to help even though I’d barely even heard of VBScript before and had never worked […]

Wireless Presenters

Sunday, September 9th, 2007

FloPrompter customers often ask me which wireless presenters work with FloPrompter. The short answer is that as long as the device notes that it will work with Microsoft PowerPoint, it ought to work just fine with FloPrompter, too. Last week, I listed FloPrompter on for the very first time, so I thought I would […]