What is multimedia system? And it's applications?
Multimedia is a technology which stores data as text, photo,pictures,music,sounds,graphic,film and animation and gives the methods to collect and modify the data as desired.
Minimum requirements of multimedia computer are:-
a) Intel pentium processor or any process with MMX
b) 32/64 MB RAM / technology + graphics accelerator
c) Keyboard, Mouse , CD-ROM drive
d) 4 GB Hard disk
e) Sound card with external speaker and microphone
f) SVGA display ( color monitor)
g) Voice display (built-in)
A computer system with the capabilities to capture, digitize, compress , store, decompress and present information is called multimedia system. The aim of multimedia system is to provide a creative and effective way of producing, storing and communicating information. The application areas of multimedia are marketing, training, education, entertainment, etc.
Application of multimedia:-
a) Multimedia presentation : Multimedia presentation can be used to better explain a subject matter to the students because it enhance the comprehension capability of students. It is extremely effective in getting across new ideas and concepts.
b) Entertainment : Multimedia technology is used by entertainment industry as in games, films, cartoons,animation,sound effects etc.
c) Software : Multimedia is used for training purpose or guide. So users can operate software without help of trainers.
d) Business communication : Multimedia is very powerful tool for enhancing the quality of business communication.
e) Multimedia web pages : Multimedia feature in web pages make more attractive, user friendly.