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tele.jpgHere’s a DIY teleprompter for the folks out there who are using web cams to do videoblogging or recording themselves speaking. It’s pretty simple, a couple CD cases and some HTML and you’re good to go. I think as we start using video conferencing more it might be a neat project to put all sorts of things on there, like instant messages, widgets, slides or maybe a RSS ticker, maybe not. Link.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.



  1. Benkay says:

    Of course, should you decide to slap some video up there, for a truly awesome video-conferencing experience, that’s your prerogative.

  2. stevecooley says:

    I wrote a script to generate teleprompter-ready text with an auto scroller thing too. check it out here:

    source is available! :)

  3. cdk765 says:

    or better yet, use it as the monitor for a video chat, so you can look stright into the camera instead of off to the side…