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LA4 CD3 CD4 Multimedia

LA4 CD3 CD4 Multimedia

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4.0 MULTIMEDIA
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MULTIMEDIA
LESSON 21
MULTIMEDIA CONCEPTS
The word multimedia is commonly used in our life.
 
For example, we sendmessages through our mobile phones using Multimedia Messaging System(MMS).
 
In schools, we use the multimedia courseware to learn.
DEFINITION OF MULTIMEDIA
Multimedia has been used in many aspects in our lives, for example in thefield of business, entertainment and the sciences. “Multimedia” comes fromthe word “multi” and “media”.“Multi” means various. “Media” refers to anyhardware or software used for communicating.These are some examples of hardware and software that we use incommunicating with others.Examples of hardware are: the radio, television, computer and mobilephone.
 
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 Examples of software are: email, Yahoo Messenger, Multimedia MessageService (MMS) and video conferencing.The usage of text, audio, graphic, video and animation are all involved indescribing media.
 
So, multimedia is the presentation of information by usinga combination of text, audio, graphic, video and animation.
CURRENT DEFINITION OF MULTIMEDIA IN ICT
In the field of Information and Communication Technology, multimediameans more than the use of the various media. A computer user interactswith the computer to perform tasks such as finding information or playgames to develop a skill.Thus, the meaning of multimedia has changed as technology advanced inour lives.
 
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 There are five main elements in a complete multimedia system.
MULTIMEDIA APPLICATIONS IN SOCIETY
Multimedia has improved our lives inmany ways.
 
Firstly, multimedia is used as acommon source of reference.
 
Encyclopedias, directories,dictionaries and electronic books areamong common multimediareferences.

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