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Multimedia Systems

Richmedia Team.
Kyuheon Kim
kyuheonkim@khu.ac.kr

Contents •  What is multimedia? •  How to represent a data in terms of multimedia? •  How to provide a multimedia based services? 2 .

3 . texts and etc for a certain purpose. audio. –  A consumer entertainment: a interactive TV with hunde reds of digital channels –  An engineer: a data with watching. –  A PC vendor: multimedia-enabled micro-processors that understand additional multimedia instructions. Distributed lectures. Cooperative work environment. listening and readin g functionalities •  Applications –  Video teleconferencing.What is multimedia? •  Multimedia means the combination of various med ia such as video. broadcasting services and etc. Augmented reality. Telemedici ne.

4 .•  There is a fundamental distinction between time-b ased and static or non-timed media.

•  Linear structure in conventional media 5 .

6 . which leads to nonlinear structures.Multimedia cab be accessed by user ’s intereactions.

but it also supports transmission of any file type. 7 . which is defined using elements that des cribe generic document structure and formatting. by follow ing links that point to other parts of the document. –  HTML: a language for publishing hypermedia on the Wo rld Wide Web. –  HTTP: a protocol that was originally designed for trans mitting hypermedia.How to represent a data in terms of multimedia? •  Hypertext –  basically meant to be read from beginning to end. a hyp ertext system is meant to be read nonlinearly. or in deed to other documents •  Hypermedia –  The concept of Hypertext has been extended to media s uch as WWW applications.

w3. we would like a user or an application to be abl e to define the tags (structure) allowed in a document a nd their relationship to each other.0" "http://www. . in one place.•  XML –  There is a need for a markup language for the WWW th at has modularity of data. <? xml version="1.[html that follows the above mentioned XML rules] </html> 8 .0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?> <! DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1. structure and view.org/1999/xhtml"> .org/TR/xhtm11//DTD/xhtm11-transition. –  That is. .w3.dtd"> <html xmlns="http://www.

w3.wav" /> <text src="http.org/2001/SMIL20/SMIL20.•  SMIL –  Multimedia representation includes many elements.w3.org/2001/SMIL20/Language"> <head> <meta name="Author" content="Some Professor" /> </head> <body> <par id="MakingOfABook"> <seq> <video src="authorview.0" "http://www.cs.dtd"> <smil xmlns= "http://www.//www.mpg" /> </seq> <audio src="authorview. <!DOCTYPE smil PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD SMIL 2.sfu. that have content changing through time.ca/mmbook/" /> </par> </body> </smil> 9 . –  Which requires scheduling and synchronization of differ ent multimedia elements by interactivity with users.

How to provide a multimedia based services? •  Push service •  Pull service .

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broadcast Service Categories –  Download service –  Streaming service –  Live broadcasting –  Conversational service –  Interactive service . half duplex.•  •  •  •  Simplex. or duplex Symmetric or asymmetric Unicast. anycast. multicast.