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Computer Science 1033A/B

CS 1033BFinal Exam NotesPage 1Compsci 1033BFinal Exam Notes1MULTIMEDIA AND COMMUNICATION715 seconds to make a good first impression 4 min for someone to decide to go beyond first impression MULTIMEDIA everything you can hear or see Media include texts books pictures music sounds CDs videos DVDs MP3 players iPods records films etcMULTIMEDIA technical Describes any application or technology that can be used to present Text images sound animation video Software applicationsDelivery on the Internet Via WebsiteCombined into an application to inform educate entertainInternetfast cheap and accessible reaches people all over the worldo millionAsia 389 Europe 313 North America 232 oMore users in Asia but greater percentage of population in North America 709 vs 124Multimedia History QuizEarliest drawingspaintings by humans discovered in FranceThe first permanent photograph was taken between 18201830The first motion picture was recorded between 18801890 The first full length movie with synchronized dialogue talkie was The Jazz SingerOne of the first full length movies to use colour was The Wizard of OzArpanet was the name of the predecessor to the internetTim BernersLee invented the World Wide WebMosaic was the first graphical browser for the World Wide Web The Rolling Stones was the first band to give a concert over the Internet Toy Story was the first full length feature film that was completely computer generatedNapster was an application that revolutionizedirritated the music industry in 1999Digital cameras became fairly accessible and affordable to the public in 1996Multimedia History 15001300BC prehistoric humans paint images on the walls of their caves Grotte de Lascaux France1914 silent movies incorporated multiple media be using film and text captions togetherCS 1033BFinal Exam NotesPage 21928 Walt Disney debuts the second short starring a mouse named Mickey and the first cartoon to use synchronized sound Steamboat Willie19281931 Movies with sound replace silent movies1930s Technicolor is introduced in film and most movies are filmed in colour after 19401937 Bell laboratories had a breakthrough in creating dual sound tracks on filmFantasia was the first commercial movie with a complete surround soundtrack in 19401969 NETWORK TECHNOLOGY INTRODUCEDARPANEToARPANET Advanced Research Projects Agency Network 1969 oFirst packet switching network and predecessor to the internet discussed in 1962oObjective a network technology to allow researchers at various locations across the country to share information o4 locations in 1969UCLA Stanford UC Santa Barbara University of Utah o1970East coast 1977 Apple starts to dominate PC market1981 IBM PC announced and captures market share in 18 months1991 WORLD WIDE WEB debuts Tim BernersLee1992 MS Windows 31 is released HTML debutsBasis for Website development 1993 MosaicFirst graphical browser web pages with images by Marc Andreesen Erin Brina and Tim Clark transformed internet from research to household1994 The Rolling Stones become the first major band to broadcast a live performance over the internet opening band on air firstSever Tire Damage1995 Disneys Toy Storyfirst feature length computer generated movie 77 minutes long 4 years to make 800000 machine hours to render1996 Affordable digital cameras widely available1998 GOOGLE search engine operates by Larry PageSergey Brin1999 Napster debuts allowing users to download and share MP3s2000s Integration of computer memory storage digital data camcorders MP3 players Ipods speakers telephones HD TV and other technologies Future multimedia will continue to grow into more than 1 100 billion industry with top three applications1Entertainment 15 billionCS 1033BFinal Exam NotesPage 32Publishing 7 billion3EducationTraining 7 billionoEleaning iTV interactive TVoWeb 20 sharing between userstrend in web design development can refer to second generation of webbased communities and hosted services social networking wikis blogs which aim to facilitate creativity collaboration and sharing between users oLaptops becoming smaller thinner more powerfuloLegal issuescopyright rights management piracyproblematic since rapid technology changesoBetter skillsstrong understanding of media and moving images as well as traditional IT and programming skills Multimedia features1INTERACTIVITY oUSER CONTROL over the application oExperience ACTIVE rather than passive as with television oExamples clicking on links on the internet online computerbased exam driving simulation2HYPERLINKING oINDEX allows for jumping around sectionsoVs Sequential start at beginning and move to the end books movies videosHTML has features that allows you to build hyperlinks to other webpages or location on the same page Computer Based DeliveryoComputerbased multimedia applications INTEGRATE the various media components and ALLOW interactivity oModes of delivery of the applications include video games interactive web applications CD ROM disks info kiosks Multimedia categories and applicationsoEducationoffering instruction CDRoms for preschoolers bio in virtual labsoEntertainmentlargest category games CDsweb proprietary systems Xbox MP3 playersipods
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