Controlling a Presentation Using Hand Gestures

You can use the projector's Gesture Presenter feature to control a presentation using hand gestures. This lets you give presentations in front of the screen without using the remote control (PowerLite 975W/2055/2065/2155W/2165W/2245U/2250U/2255U/2265U).
The Gesture Presenter feature is available only under the following conditions:
  • The Gesture Presenter setting in the Settings menu is set to On.
  • The Projection setting in the Extended menu is set to Front or Front/Ceiling.
  • Screen size is 100 inches (254 cm) or less
  • Projection distance is between 4.9 to 9.8 feet (1.5 to 3.0 m) for the PowerLite 2165W/2245U/2250U/2255U/2265U and 3.9 to 9.8 feet (1.2 to 3.0 m) for the PowerLite 975W/2055/2065/2155W
  • Projection angle is not more than 20ยบ horizontally or vertically away from the center of the screen
  • If you are using a Screen Mirroring connection, you selected operation permissions that allow a connected device's keyboard or mouse to control the projector (Windows 10 only)
  1. Connect the projector to a computer using a cable or network connection.
  2. If you connected your computer to a port other than the projector's USB-B port, also connect a USB cable to the projector's USB-B port and to a USB port on your computer (for Gesture Presenter support).
    Note: You do not need to connect a USB cable if you are using EasyMP Multi PC Projection or Screen Mirroring to connect your computer to the projector.
  3. Turn on the projector and start your presentation.
  4. Press the Gesture button on the remote control.

    You see the Gesture Presenter settings:

    Note: You can also display the Gesture Presenter settings by pressing and holding down the Screen Fit button on the projector for three seconds.
  5. Select the Start/Stop setting and press Enter. You see an adjustment screen with arrows on the bottom left of the screen:

    Note: You can change the position of the arrows using the Marker Position setting.
  6. Do one of the following:
    • To move to the next slide or page, cover the up arrow with your hand
    • To move to the previous slide or page, cover the down arrow with your hand
    Note: When you are not using the arrows, stand away from them to avoid accidentally covering them.
  7. Do one of the following to exit Gesture Presenter:
    • Press the Gesture button.
    • Press and hold down the Screen Fit button on the projector for three seconds.
    • Select the Start/Stop setting.
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