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What are the applications of multimedia?


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Multimedia Application Multimedia can be used for entertainment, corporate presentations, education, training, simulations, digital publications, museum exhibits and so much more. With the advent multimedia authoring applications like Flash, Shockwave and Director amongst a host of other equally enchanting applications, your multimedia end product is only limited by your imagination.


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Multimedia applications help to play multimedia files. These multimedia applications are examples of software too.

A real time operating system in multimedia applications.

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Since Multimedia technology and multimedia system are complementary part of each other ,so the difference between them is not so crucial. But one can pinpoint following differences: 1. Multimedia technology is computer based interactive applications having multiple media elements such as audio,video,text,image etc whereas multimedia system is the system that processes multimedia data and applications. 2. Multimedia system implements multimedia technologies and in turn it is used for enhancing multimedia technology whereas multimedia technology manages both the hardware and software to create and run multimedia system

There are primarily two types of Multimedia applications (i) Real time and (ii) Non Real time. RT applications are audio/Video Teleconferencing/telephony and NRT applications are audio/video broadcasting etc, internet browsing etc.

Authoring tools are multimedia applications used to create, view and manage multimedia projects

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A multimedia system is capable of handling multimedia data and applications such as texts, images, sounds, videos and animations. Some disadvantages of using it are: it is expensive, difficult to configure and requires special hardware.

There are a number of advantages of multimedia presentation aid. This makes it easy to understand and creates great exposure by incorporating various applications for presentation.

MIDI files are a convenient way to add music to a multimedia presentation without needing to occupy a lot of file space.

Michael Regelski has written: 'Building multimedia applications with Visual Basic 4' -- subject(s): Microsoft Visual BASIC, Multimedia systems

There are 4 categories of application software, these being 1. Personal productivity applications. 2. Multimedia and Graphics applications 3. Communications applications 4. Home and educational

Very little. Graphic data is held in tables (flat files) but in general there are no relational aspects to the data. Multimedia applications can sometimes be used to access databases, but because the intent of the two are generally at odds, there is little mixing. For higher level applications (games) a connection between the interface (3d/multimedia) and the database of objects (database) is built and the programmers have to make sure they both work with each other.

One of the application of multimedia in health is the dissemination of information within the various departments of a health facility. It also helps in easier retrieval of the medical records of a patient.

Is to provide a comprehensive coverage of principles of multimedia communications, including leading algorithms for various applications. Enabling media processing and networking technologies are rust introduced.

The different types of IT applications are Word processing application, Database application, spreadsheet application, Multimedia application, Presentation application, Educational application and content access application. Most of these applications are bundled in Office software.

Magnetic media like a hard disk drives are fairly fast so it is suitable for multimedia applications. Optical media like DVDs and CDs are much slower.

Bill Lawton has written: 'Developing multimedia applications under OS/2' -- subject(s): Application software, Development, Multimedia systems, OS/2 (Computer file)

Basic applications are the programs one has to know to be considered computer competent and are widely used in nearly all career areas. Specialized applications include thousands of other programs that are more focused on specific disciplines and occupations, such as graphics and multimedia.

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Training, informational and promotional materials, sales presentations, and point-of-sale displays that allow for customer interaction and communication both within and outside the organization are all common applications of multimedia in the business world. Multimedia presentations for many such applications can be highly portable, particularly in the cases of the CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, and videotape. The equipment required to produce these presentations is relatively commonplace or otherwise easy to access.

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