INTERACTIVITY OF MULTIMEDIA ( 4.1.3 )
Interactivity refers to the way users interact with a multimedia application orprogram. User can used input devices such as keyboard, joystick, mouse and touchscreen to interact with multimedia application. There are two types of interactivity;linear and non-linear.
Differentiate Between the Characteristics of Linear and Non-LinearMultimedia ( 18.104.22.168 )
Linear InteractivityASPECTNon-Linear InteractivityLinear interactivity does notallow the user to control thesequence of the multimediacontentControlling thesequenceNon-Linear interactivity letsthe user control the sequenceof the multimedia content.Not interactive – user is thepassive receiverInteractivityInteractive – two-waycommunication by usingbuttons or links ( hypertext orhypermedia )- Documentary- Movie- Video ClipExamples- electronic books- edutainment software- Electronic encyclopedias
MEDIUM OF DELIVERY (4.1.4)
There are two medium of multimedia delivery; web-based and CD based.
Web based multimedia delivered media through web pages. Web basedmultimedia is the combination of multimedia technology and internettechnology.
CD Based Multimedia
CD-based multimedia delivered media through compact discs.
Compare and Contrast the Mediums of Delivery for MultimediaApplications. (22.214.171.124)
Web-basedASPECTSCD-basedLimited in picture size andlow resolution videoResolutionCan store high endmultimedia elements suchas video