Multimedia Systems- M.Sc(IT)
UNIT - ILesson 1 Introduction to Multimedia
1.0 Aims and Objectives1.1 Introduction1.2 Elements of Multimedia System1.3 Categories of Multimedia.1.4 Features of Multimedia1.5 Applications of Multimedia System.1.6 Convergence of Multimedia System.1.7 Stages of Multimedia Application Development1.8 Let us sum up.1.9 Lesson-end activities1.10 Model answers to “Check your progress”1.11 References
1.0 Aims and Objectives
In this lesson we will learn the preliminary concepts of Multimedia. We will discuss thevarious benefits and applications of multimedia. After going through this chapter thereader will be able to :i)
list the elements of multimediaiii)
enumerate the different applications of multimediaiv)
describe the different stages of multimedia software development
Multimedia has become an inevitable part of any presentation. It has found avariety of applications right from entertainment to education. The evolution of internethas also increased the demand for multimedia content.
is the media that uses multiple forms of information content andinformation processing (e.g. text, audio, graphics, animation, video, interactivity) toinform or entertain the user.
also refers to the use of electronic media to storeand experience multimedia content. Multimedia is similar to traditional mixed media infine art, but with a broader scope. The term "rich media" is synonymous for interactivemultimedia.