Psychology Press, 1994 - 144 sider
This book provides a non-technical explanation of multimedia - the combination of words, sounds and pictures in electronic form - and details how new ways of delivering information and entertainment will change our working and recreational lives.
What is Multimedia?
The Electronic Information Industry
The Technology of Multimedia
Multimedia Applications in Education and Training
Business and Professional Applications of Multimedia
Entertainment and Leisure
Mulitmedia in Publishing Bookselling and Libraries
The Multimedia Future
Appendix A List of important acronyms
already analogue broadband cable CD audio CD-A CD-I CD-ROM CD-ROM drives CDTV cent commercial Compact Disc compression consumer market consumer multimedia create Data Compression deliver desktop digital information Digital Video Digital Video Interactive digitised display Electronic Book electronic information electronic media environment Europe European example frames full motion full motion video graphics hardware HDTV hypertext images impact important information industry information media information products initiatives installed base interactive multimedia interactive video interface issue launched libraries major means medium megabytes Microsoft million motion video multimedia applications multimedia databases multimedia information multimedia platforms multimedia systems NTSC offer optical disc Philips pixels players potential powerful print-on-paper publishers range Read Only Memory retail retrieval screen SECAM sector standard storage telephone television tion titles underlying users Video for Windows videoconferencing videodisc Windows