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Lesson 17: Multimedia

Information and Media

Presented By Rinalyn Espiritu

12 ABM
The learners must be able to:
• Define multimedia and its characteristics
• Summarize the design principles and elements
in different forms of information and media
• Explain the digital process
• Explain the uses of multimedia
Cartoon analysis

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What is multimedia and its characteristics
Multimedia can have a many definitions these include:
Multimedia means that computer information can be represented
through audio, video, and animation in addition to traditional media
(i.e., text, graphics drawings, images).
A good general definition is:
Multimedia is the field concerned with the computer-controlled
integration of text, graphics, drawings, still and moving images
(Video), animation, audio, and any other media where every type of
information can be represented, stored, transmitted and processed
The Multimedia system has four basic

• Multimedia systems must be computer

• Multimedia systems are integrated.
• The information they handle must be
represented digitally.
• The interface to the final presentation of
media is usually interactive.
Digital process
• Entertainment and Fine Arts (movies and animation,
interactive multimedia, others)
• Education (computer-based training courses, edutainment
(blend of education and entertainment, others)
• Engineering, Mathematical and Scientific Research
(modelling, simulation, others)
• Industry (presentation for shareholders, superiors and
coworkers, employee training, advertising and
marketing, others)
• Medicine (virtual surgery, simulation, others)
• Multimedia in Public Places (stand-alone terminals and
kiosks in hotels, railway stations, shopping malls,
museums, and grocery stores; digital bulletin boards;