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Tiffen Showcases New Blogger and Podcaster Tools from Listec – Turning Smartphones into Professional Prompters

FROM THE CES 2012 SHOW FLOOR, THE TIFFEN COMPANY SHOWCASES NEW BLOGGER AND PODCASTER TOOLS FROM LISTEC — TURNING SMARTPHONES INTO PROFESSIONAL TELEPROMPTERS
Listec PromptWare PW-04 teleprompter integrates smartphones with small camcorders — ideal for bloggers and podcasters looking to polish online dialog delivery

Las Vegas, NV – January 8, 2012 The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer and distributor of award-winning accessories for the still imaging, video, motion picture, and broadcast markets, is showcasing its smartphone teleprompter — the Listec™ PromptWare PW-04 — at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), booth 31133. A recipient of the 2011 US Government Video Salute Award (November 2011), the Listec PromptWare PW-04 model is an affordable, portable teleprompter ideal for podcasters and bloggers looking to add scripted dialog to their broadcasts. The versatile system is also widely used in traditional broadcasting and corporate environments for on-location reporting, video presentations, infomercials, corporate keynote presentations, and more. “Listec Teleprompters lead the way with regards to innovation,” comments Steven Tiffen, President and CEO, The Tiffen Company. “As the first to market smartphone-supported prompters, we continue to pioneer the kind of cutting-edge technology that has a viable impact on the world of business and consumerism.

Designed to work with Tiffen PromptWare Plus software as well as other teleprompter software, the Listec PromptWare PW-04 is a simple to use system that turns a smartphone and similar devices into a professional teleprompter. The PromptWare Plus software works with Apple® iPod/iPhone iOS 3.2 and above, and Android™ 2.2 and above. Users can download the Listec PromptWare PW-04 from http://bit.ly/wDn2Bv.

The Listec PromptWare Plus software and PW-04 hardware feature highlights include:
·         Smooth Scrolling in landscape or portrait mode with mirrored display and automatic prompter orientation.
·         Prompting Screen Display to control font type, font size and on-screen text and background colors.
·         Advanced Script Support lets users type stories directly into the PromptWare Plus software, send via email, or cut and paste text; plus, store multiple scripts.
Wireless Speed Controller adjusts the speed of prompting script with the menu driven settings or the PW-04 custom wireless remote with full control of scrolling speeds/pause.
·         Advanced Support from PromptWare Plus offers continuous loop for multiple takes and cue markers for more advanced workflows.
For more information about Listec PromptWare teleprompters, please visit www.tiffen.com

Book A Private Press Briefing at CES 2012
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About Tiffen
Tiffen has been a leading manufacturer of photographic filters, lens accessories, software, and camera accessories for the consumer/professional imaging and the motion picture and broadcast television industries for over 70 years. The company has a rich history of innovative product design, superior optical consistency, and unparalleled quality. Tiffen has been recognized for its product and engineering excellence, earning two Technical Achievement Awards and a Scientific and Engineering Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, as well as an Emmy® Award from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Today, the company offers a wide range of products, which include: Tiffen® filters, Steadicam® camera stabilizing systems, Lowel® light, Listec™ teleprompters, Tiffen Dfx® digital imaging software, Domke® bags, Davis & Sanford® tripods, Zing® camera covers, Stroboframe® flash brackets, Saunders® professional trimmers, and Kodak Wratten® filters. Tiffen continues to enhance its reputation as a leading imaging accessory manufacturer through aggressive growth in the image-making accessory industry.

For more information on Tiffen, please visit: http://www.tiffen.com

Tiffen is a registered trademark of The Tiffen Company. All other trademarks and products mentioned herein belong to their respective owners.


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