The multimedia handbookMaterial type: TextPublication details: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996Description: x, 461 p. : illustrationsISBN: 0415136660 (alk. paper); 9780415136662Subject(s): Multimedia systemsDDC classification: 006.6 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Pt. I. Background and technology. 1. Introduction. 2. General functions and technology. 3. Compression. 4. Image processing. 5. Multimedia computers and systems. 6. Planning and preparing multimedia presentations: authoring systems. 7. Multimedia, copyright, and patents. 8. Transmission systems and multimedia. 9. Standards --
Pt. II. Multimedia applications and markets. 10. Indexing. 11. Business applications: CDs and CD authoring: publications. 12. Home and consumer applications. 13. Medical multimedia networks. 14. Museums and art applications. 15. Training and education. 16. Multimedia databases. 17. Videoconferencing and Virtual Reality. 18. Multimedia applications: prospects and growth.
This is a guide to the wide range of uses of multimedia. The huge array of authoring software that is now available is detailed as well as the distribution of multimedia data by telephone, cable, satellite or radio communication.