Multimedia is a technology which stores data as text, photo, animation, music, video, etc. and gives the method to collect and modify the data as required.
Multimedia System : It is a system which has capability to integrate two or more types of media such as text, graphics, audio, video and animation.
Multimedia Technology : Multimedia technology allows storing data and information for further reference. CD-ROM is a cheap, durable and portable storage media used to store data and information in the multimedia technology.
Advantages of multimedia
The following are the different components used in multimedia system:
Some of the areas where multimedia are used are listed below:
Multimedia is used to instruct as a master (guide) because nowadays, multimedia CD are used instead of text books. Knowledge can be easily obtained by using multimedia CD in computer because multimedia CD includes text, pictures, sound and film which helps the students to understand more easily and clearly than the text books and more cheaper than going to schools.
Multimedia is used in business for training employees, presenting sales, educating costumers etc. It helps for the promotion of business and new products.
Multimedia is mostly used in games. Text, audio, images and animations are mostly used in computer games. The use of multimedia in games made possible to make innovative and interactive games. It is also used in movies for entertainment.
Multimedia technology is commonly used in advertisement. To promote the business and products multimedia is used for preparing advertisement.
It is an artificial environment created with computer hardware and software and presented to user in such a way that is appears real. Virtual reality effect can be created in computer using Extreme 3D, Ray Dream Studio, 3D Studio MAX and Visual Reality.
Windows Movie Maker(WMM):
It is the basic video editing tool that comes with windows package. We can use pictures, videos and audio to create our own video.
Starting Windows movie maker:
The main screen of WMM comprise of menu bar, task pane, content pane and Preview monitor.
Menu bar consist of Home, Animation, Visual Effects Project and View.
Task pane has options of adding audio video pictures title caption etc. Also it allows to edit themes, share movies and save it. It is an extention of menu bar. Contents of menu bar are shwon in task pane.
Preview moniter provides the preview of our video.
Content pane shows the content of the project.
Import the media to WMM:
Editing the video:
Adding Visual effect:
Editing the music:
Which of the following is not the disadvantage of multimedia?
Multimedia system are generally very interactive.
It is expensive to set up multimedia contents.
It is expensive to produce multimedia system.
It needs well trained manpower to create and use it.
_________ is the primary component of multimedia.
A digital representation of non-text information such as drawing, photographs etc are known as _______________.
The _________ medium presents the sequence of still images of artwork at a rapid speed that looks like the image is moving.
Which of the following presents the moving images ?
None of the answers are correct
What is multimedia system?
It is a system which has capability to integrate two or more types of media such as text, graphics, audio, video and animation.
It is the primary component of multimedia
It is the effective medium for presenting information.
It is a system that allows storing data and information for further reference.
What is the full form of WBT?
Web Based Training
World Bound Training
None of the answers are correct
Web Based Task