Microsoft announced that the PowerPoint Presenter Coach feature - which helps you practice presentations - is now available across all platforms.
The feature was first introduced through the web version of PowerPoint and has been used by both students and professionals to make more confident presentations.
You can now use this feature across all platforms, including the web, Windows, Mac, Android and iOS whenever and wherever you need it, on the go, or at home.
Presenter Coach uses artificial intelligence to help anyone improve their presentations. Presentation skills are more important than ever before, especially in the hybrid learning and work environment.
Presenter Coach monitors your presentation and analyzes what you say. It can warn you if you speak too fast or slow or use filler words, along with weak grammar and use of sensitive phrases, noting that this is currently only applicable when using the English language. .
At the end of each training, Presenter Coach users receive a summary report that highlights key parts of the feedback to help them become better and more confident presenters.
In addition to expanding Presenter Coach's availability, the company is also expanding the types of feedback this feature provides.
The company announced 3 new ways the feature can try to improve your presentations, including body language, repetitive language, and pronunciation.
The importance of body language comes in making sure that the audience has a clear vision of your face, and that you maintain your gaze towards your audience, while leaving an appropriate distance between you and the camera, and this feature provides comments in the brief report about the ability of your audience to see you, if you are too far or too close. From the camera, make sure you are facing the camera.
The feature helps you to identify repeated words and phrases to avoid overuse, and in addition to listing these words and phrases, the feature provides a list of synonyms so you can switch them.
Presenter Coach can advise you on the correct pronunciation of the words that you speak during the exercise, and when you realize that you may have missed a word, it displays it and provides an experience that helps you to practice pronouncing the word correctly, and you can listen to the pronunciation guide of the recorded word several Times.