Cut through the noise with KeyStation Echo for Keynote '09 - a presenter / kiosk-mode hybrid theme designed to streamline building eye-catching, engaging and highly effective kiosks and interactive presentations.
Make the Connections.
The KeyStation Echo themes bring an information-driven interactive design approach to Keynote, making it easy to build eye-catching Keynote-driven Interactive and Kiosk presentations with multiple levels of Menus and Content.
The KeyStation Echo themes were designed to be intuitively easy to use, truly flexible and gorgeous to boot. We began with a simple keystone shape and the layouts blossomed from there, effortlessly framing bullets, photos and narrative alike. The results were an eye-catching and adaptable style that gives standard presentations a clean and modern web or broadcast feel while maintaining the flexibility for creating interactive presentations or kiosks with multi-tiered interactive content.
Designed with an eye toward the Web and Interactive media, the KeyStation Echo themes blur the line between presentation and interactivity, making it easy to build interactive presentations and kiosks with a User-Interface standard your audience will immediately understand and be able to interact with on their own. Every level of the theme is optimized with information design principles in mind - from the standard "Presenter" slides that span the traditional slide types, to the Kiosk-mode slides that bring in interface-oriented elements such as menu screens, directories and gallery masters to your fingertips - so you can be ready to present an exceedingly clean, information-rich interactive presentation in no time. Thanks to this approach, even traditional presenters can take advantage of the structured, document-like design and re-purpose the dedicated keystone/navigation space to a running logo/title element when navigation options aren't required.
Take Full Control.
The KeyStation Echo themes are built to allow for flexibility - so you can add a logo to the running keystone /navigation zone with ease - and recolor nearly any portion of the slide to suit your own tastes or corporate palette.
KeyStation Echo includes up to 42 Master Slides (HD Versions) - a wide range of text and photo-oriented layouts in both standard and kiosk-optimized styles. The Kiosk-optimized slides cover a range of interactive essentials including Home and reception screens, Menu and multi-tier Directory designs, with an array of options for multi-zone reception layouts and content-driven Narrative and Gallery sectional designs. The accompanying chart fills pop with a crisp, solid-color style, making your data eye-catching and legible from every angle. And since the KeyStation Echo themes are built entirely with native Keynote shape objects, you can fully customize the color or placement of the major accent objects on each master slide to better match your corporate palette with click-to-edit ease.
The Big Picture: KeyStation Echo HD.
KeyStation Echo HD, available in the Pro and Pro+Mobile Editions, expands the style into HD format with aspect-optimized 16:9 and 16:10 versions of the KeyStation Echo design, so you can take advantage of the clean simplicity of an iMac, a Mac-driven Cinema Display, or an HD Monitor or Projector as target presentation platforms without the "dead space" associated with running traditional 4:3 presentations on an HD display. Whether attached to an HD display or projecting to an HD-equipped room, your presentation will take full advantage of every inch, custom-tailored to intelligently adapt the KeyStation Echo aesthetic to the larger footprint of HD.
Take it on the Run.
KeyStation Echo goes mobile with the KeyStation Echo EP Edition themes, included in the KeyStation Echo Pro+Mobile Edition, built to take the KeyStation Echo presenter-style slides to the iPhone/iPod Touch or classic-format video-capable iPod in a format optimized for small-screen viewing. Our EP Edition Themes, short for Elevator Pitch, recreate their full-scale KeynotePro Theme namesakes with optimizations for increased readability and clarity on the iPhone 3G/3Gs and Classic iPod Video screen, as well as Title Safe adjustments allowing you to use your EP presentations with the iPod Composite or iPod Component AV Cables and a television or projector without losing any of your important details.
For presenters on the go, you can be sure you'll get your point across even if you don't have the time or space to set up your notebook for the full-bore presentation: as long as you've got your iPhone, iPod Touch or video-capable iPod in hand, you're never without your pitch when the moment comes. KeyStation Echo EP Edition for classic-format video iPods includes 22 complete Master Slides: a wide range of text and photo-oriented designs cross-optimized for iPod and television display. KeyStation Echo EP Edition for iPhone/iPod Touch includes 22 Master Slides, optimized for viewing on the iPhone or iPod Touch's larger, HD-leaning display.
The Right Touch.
Can't imagine leaving your favorite portable device out of your work-flow? The KeyStation Echo themes are fully Playback-Compatible with Keynote for iPad (1.x), so you can build your presentation using the KeyStation Echo theme on your desktop or laptop for playback in Keynote for iPad with no updates or special workarounds required. Keynote for iPad is a beautiful way to engage your audience in a tactile way, and the KeyStation Echo style remains just as stunning at arm's length as it is projected on the big screen. ***Please Note: Keynote for iPad does not support interactive presentations at this time.
Along with the traditional palettes and interactive extras included with our themes, the KeyStation Echo Supplemental materials also include size-specific resources to make copy pasting custom elements into your presentations a snap. The Placement Object files include pre-scaled Tiered Navigation elements, button objects and the eye-catching Quartz Composer clock object, pre-sized and placed for easy copy&paste use. The core Supplemental Materials file is itself a fully interactive demo file that provides an overview of basic KeyStation Echo interactive/kiosk-mode to get you started quickly, walking you through the basics of the KeyStation Echo palette and general use of a range of interactive extras such as direction/navigation buttons, the pre-scaled Placement Object files, as well as tips and guidance for using an "invisible button" approach for touch-screen enabled kiosks. And since the entire Supplemental file is a kiosk-mode presentation, you can quickly disassemble the Supplemental Presentation itself for a quick tutorial on structure and practice.
Built for Keynote '09
Keynote '09 gives you the power to create stunning, highly-styled interactive presentations and kiosks with incredible ease and flexibility. Creating a web-inspired interactive presentation as easy as selecting a photo placeholder or highlighting text and linking it to another slide - Keynote will even maintain your links for you as you add content or re-arrange your presentation, so you can set up the basics and get right into production in no time, knowing that your transitions will still grab attention, no matter if the next slide is the next literal slide away or at the other end of your presentation. Pre-scaled Placement Object files make it a snap to Copy & Paste navigation elements, button objects and the eye-catching Quartz Composer clock object into your Keynote-powered kiosk in a few quick steps. It's easy every step of the way, and wrapped in a professional look that'll get you noticed the first time you take the floor - or the moment your potential client walks through the door.
By the Numbers.
The KeyStation Echo charts use an appealingly bright palette that harmonizes well with the clean, crisp aesthetic of the Echo style.
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