Powermote: Windows Phone 7 remote control for PowerPoint

The team at Clarity Consulting has build a new Windows Phone 7 application to remotely control PowerPoint apllications. Powermote lets the user swipe betweent the lsides directly on his device or use the three onscreen button to navigate through the presentation. It also includes a timer and the ability to display the notes for each slide.

The app consists of a PowerPoint add-in that hosts a WCF service. The add-in creates a ribbon menu item to connect to the phone. Clicking “Connect to Phone” sends a push notification to the phone via the Microsoft Push Notification Service. The phone then sends a request to the WCF service hosted in PowerPoint to request data about the presentation along with URIs for the slides images that the add-in saves out as thumbnails. It’s definitely easier to build office add-ins with VS2010 and Office 2010

Check out the video demonstration after the break:

Source: Clarity Consulting

  • alex.cheng

    that’s great news for business man, especially on travel…

    nice work

  • alex.cheng

    that’s great news for business man, especially on travel…

    nice work