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Introduction To Multimedia


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Introduction To Multimedia

  2. 2. LEARNING OBJECTIVES<br />By the end of this lesson, students will be able to:<br /><ul><li> Understand the multimedia definition
  3. 3. Identify the multimedia elements
  4. 4. Develop a multimedia presentation</li></li></ul><li>MULTIMEDIA DEFINITION<br />Composed of 2 parts:<br /><ul><li> Multi (multus) : “numerous, multiple”
  5. 5. Media (medium): “middle, center” – agent for something.</li></ul>MULTIMEDIA could be defined as the usage of multiple <br />agent (text, audio, video, graphic & animation) for <br />disseminating and presenting information to audience <br />(target user).<br />
  7. 7. MM ELEMENTS : TEXT<br />FONT AND FACES<br /><ul><li> A typeface – family of graphic character
  8. 8. A font is a collection of characters of a single size
  9. 9. Font format – Bold, Italic & Underline
  10. 10. Font types – Serif and Sans Serif</li></li></ul><li>MM ELEMENTS : Audio <br />2 attributes of waves :<br /><ul><li> Volume – the higher the peak, the louder the sound
  11. 11. Frequency (Hertz, Hz) – the greater the distance, the lower the sound.</li></ul>Sound waves must be converted from analog to digital form.<br />Popular audio file formats are WAV, AIFF, RealAudio (.ra) and MP3<br />MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface):<br />Standard format that enables computers <br />and electronic musical instruments<br />to communicate sound information.<br />
  12. 12. MM ELEMENTS : GRAPHIC <br />Graphical images can be used to add emphasis, direct <br />attention, illustrate concept and provide a background <br />for the content.<br />2 types of graphics:<br /><ul><li> Vector – represent an image as </li></ul> a geometric shape made up of <br /> straight lines, ovals and arcs.<br /><ul><li> Bitmap – represent graphic image</li></ul> as an array of dots (pixel)<br />File formats are TIFF, BMP, PCX, PICT, JPEG, GIF and PNG<br />
  13. 13. MM ELEMENTS : ANIMATION <br />Animation is a great way to add high impact to any visual material.<br />2 types of animation:<br /><ul><li> 2D – animating objects that appear in two-dimensional space
  14. 14. 3D – animating objects that appear in three-dimensional space </li></ul>and it can be rotated and moved like real objects<br />Special effects for animation:<br /><ul><li> Morphing
  15. 15. Warping</li></ul>2D<br />3D<br />
  16. 16. MM ELEMENTS : VIDEO<br />Bring a sense of realism to multimedia files and useful in engaging<br />the users and evoking emotion.<br />Sources of video:<br /><ul><li> Web sites, film, video camera, video clip and etc.</li></ul>Video format:<br /><ul><li> AVI, MPEG, SWF, MOV and etc</li></li></ul><li>DISCUSSION<br />Is it multimedia ?<br />
  17. 17. ACTIVITY<br />Create a multimedia presentation (3 to 4 minutes) <br />using any kinds of software on topic<br /> “KPTM Your Better Choice”<br />