MC0713 MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS
UNIT - I
Multimedia is any combination of text, graphic art, sound, animation and video delivered to
us by computer or other electronic means.
1.1 CD-ROM and Multimedia Highway
Compact Disc-Read Only Memory (CD-ROM) is a cost effective distribution
medium for multimedia projects.
It can contain unique mixes of images, sounds, text, video, and animations controlled
by an authoring system to provide unlimited user interaction.
Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) technology has come into usage which has increased
capacity than the CD-ROM.
Now that telecommunications are global, information can be received online as
distributed resources on a data highway, where we will pay to acquire and use
multimedia based information.
1.2 Where to use multimedia?
Multimedia in business
Business applications for multimedia include presentations, training, marketing,
advertising, product demos, databases, catalogues and networked communications..
Multimedia is used in voice mail and video conferencing.
Multimedia is used in training programs.
Mechanics learn to repair engines through simulation.
Sales person learn about the products online
Prepared By: F. Ezhil Mary Arasi,Asst.Prof(OG) / MCA