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What is multimedia system? And it's applications?

Updated on February 19, 2013


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)

Multimedia System

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.


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