5. What are the different elements of ‘Multimedia’? In what ways does itimprove interactivity? Discuss.
THIRD SET OF ASSIGNMENTS Assignment-III = 5 MarksASSIGNMENT-III
1. Define ‘Dumb’, ‘Smart’, ‘Intelligent’ and ‘X’ terminals and describe thedifferences between an LCD displayand a CRT display.2. Explain the functions of the following devices: OMR, MICR, OBR, Digitizer,Electronic Card Readers, SmartCards.3. Elucidate on the following: Static and Dynamic RAM, ROM, and CacheMemory.4. Is it true that by increasing the processor speed, (or clock speed) one canimprove the performance of acomputer? Give reasons to support your answer.5. What are the different characteristics of a computer that make it a ‘musthave’ in today’s environment?
FOURTH SET OF ASSIGNMENTS Case Studies = 5 Marks
Case 1: High-Speed Multiservice-Enabled Network
The New technology Network Architecture at the institute consists of layingdown the foundations for a high-speedmultiservices network capable of providing the basic connectivity servicesand also facilitating the New World technologydrivers so as to empower the faculty and the students with the newest of learning tools and infrastructure.Also the multiservices network has innovative and state-of-the-artapplications, supported on the network. Few examplesare:
LAN IP telephony
Video on demand learning
Secured and fast Internet access
Converged voice, video, and data network
High speed Gigabit backbone This enables the users of the network to learn the latest technology which isvery much required by them in their futureassignments and jobs. The network enables the flow of modern teachingmethods, and also allows the students to learnmore from the network itself, as it deploys the latest and the proven Internettechnologies, that a management andcomputer technology learning Institute can benefit from.With the new technology, it is possible to create a centre of excellence inassociation with CISCO for learning networkrelatedtechnology at the institute. This will not only facilitate value addition to theMBA and MCA students but also train