Speeded countdowns: The final option to keep presenters on schedule

CueTimer lets you speed up and down the countdowns. The purpose of this feature is to change the duration of the timer without it being visible on the countdown-screen. So, to demonstrate, lets first have a look at the countdown running normally: Then we speed it up with 10% Do you notice the difference? Perhaps, … Read more

Clocks, ticks and synchronization: How CueTimer stays on time

CueTimer is a an application for Mac and Windows that helps people stay on schedule. You should expect this app to show the time precisely and reliably. In this text I want to discuss how we approach this issue from a technical point of view, and show some lessons that we have learned along the … Read more

Powerpoint and Macbooks: How to use mirrored Presenter View in a 3 screen setup

Mac + Powerpoint I think I might have found a solution to a problem that shows up when using MacBooks to display Powerpoints with presenter-view from FOH on corporate events!! Skip the problem – take me right to the solution Using Powerpoint Presenter View for speakers on Corporate Events When a presenter shows their Powerpoint-presentation … Read more

APS 2.1 Beta

Update 29. november: APS 2.1 is now released! Go here to download. We have a new version of Auto Presentation Switcher which is available as a public beta-version. This means that you can download and use it, but you should only use this version for testing.Go here to downlad The new version gives you more … Read more

Field report: CueTimer used for the EME Culinary Cup

I recently got the chance to test CueTimer in a new setting, at least for me: as a countdown-clock for a cooking-competition. EME Culinary Cup is a competition where 9 teams compete for the best 4 course dinner. It is hosted in Oslo, Norway, with participants from all over the world. The whole event was both broadcasted on … Read more

CueTimer 2.3 explained: Customize the outputs

This video shows how to use images, border and drop shadow in CueTimer: The Preferences-menu gives a lot of options for setting your own style to the countdown-monitor, or stage-timer:You can add your own logo for branding, and use a separate background-image for decoration. If you are a rental-company who works with different clients every … Read more

CueTimer 2.3 released: Images, Border, Date, Clock & Shadow

The latest version of CueTimer brings more options to the graphic that is displayed in the Fullscreen and NDI windows. We now have: Background image Logo Border Additional Date & Clock Drop shadow Other improvements: Options for low NDI-framerates: 2, 5 & 10 FPS. This can be useful if you need to save network-traffic. New … Read more

The Return of In Person Events

and what this means for digital events.  The past couple of months have been very busy for most AV-companies here in Norway. Working as a freelance an audio/video engineer myself, my schedule has never been so packed.  The drive behind this trend is of course the end of Covid (For now!) and the return of … Read more