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Unit 3.1 Multimedia Basics

Why we use Multimedia?

  1. When we incorporate multiple media into an application, more of our senses are activated. Consequently, one of the reasons we use multimedia is to give life to flat information. Multimedia encourages users to embrace, internalize, and glean more from information because they can attack the information from multiple directions. In other words, users of multimedia applications have an opportunity to read about information, but they can also see it and hear it. As you will soon see, even smell and touch have a place in multimedia applications.
  2. At the next level, we add interactivity to multimedia. Interactive multimedia allows the user to respond directly to and control any or all of these media. Users of interactive multimedia become active participants in an application instead of passive recipients of information. It is interactivity that gives multimedia range

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