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WEEK2 - Evolution of Multimedia

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Dale Evans

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Evolution of Multimedia WEEK 2 - MMINTRO

launched by Intel in 1985
Had enough computing power to handle multimedia applications
efficiently used CD-ROM devices

Microsoft introduced Windows 1.0 to bring GUI to the PC
Macintosh sued Microsoft for copying their GUI technology starting the platform wars INTEL 386 Processors
developed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak of Apple
used graphics to represent programs and data
the combination of the mouse and GUI allowed users to point at the graphics and drag them to a desired location
revolutionized the way that users interacted with their computers GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE (GUI)
the first computer with a floppy drive
launched by Apple in 1977
designed and produced by Steve Jobs in his garage
by 1978, the Apple II computer has brought affordable computing to homes, schools and businesses and launched the PC revolution APPLE COMPUTERS Since then:
Windows has continually developed and released Windows Operating Systems
Web browsers such as IE and Google Chrome have emerged
Software for video, audio, graphics, animation, digital publication, website creation has constantly evolved and improved MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1990s
Affordability and accessibility of multimedia PCs
Complemented by 32-bit Windows 95 which replaced the 16-bit MS DOS
Adoption of the double speed CD-ROM, which enabled photo-quality 3D images and animation to gaming technology
Release of the graphical web browser called Mosaic

ratings for video games – suitability for minors
new web browser called Netscape
www started catching on among college “nerds” and scientists MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1990s
first Interactive book “Just Grandma and Me”
First shooting game “Wolfenstein 3D”, which later became Doom and Quake
Windows 3.1 was launched
Kodak developed the Photo CD format for HD digital images on CD ROM
First interactive multimedia travel journal “From Alice to Ocean” MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1990s
Adobe Premiere
Indigo Computer System from Silicon Graphics
Quick Time video format from Apple
MPC and MPEG standards
CD – I players MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1990s
first magazine devoted to multimedia launched in 1991

Unveiling of the multimedia-capable version of the Internet took place in 1991 but went largely unnoticed MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1990s
both released in 1990

Photo editing and graphic design application

multimedia-enabled operating system released by Microsoft featuring useable GUI, and supported multimedia devices such as sound cards and CD-ROM MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1990s
released by NewTek for Amiga computers in 1989
enabled users to create video special effects, computer animation and graphics

released by Creative Labs for PCs in 1989
sound card that made audio affordable
Also played MIDI music, provided a joystick game port and set computer sound capability standards VIDEO TOASTER
released by Macintosh in 1987
featured the first colored GUI
came with the Hypercard software that enabled users to create basic graphics for presentations, educational programs, and reference programs

launched in 1988
enabled users to create their own CD-ROM and music CDs The MAC II
creation of AMIGA computer inspired creation of multimedia companies such as NewTek and Play Inc., which built graphics and multimedia products such as capturing, editing, adding special effects and recording digital video
Truevision’s Targa video interface cards enable the first PC video capturing and printing capabilities 1986 – A BANNER YEAR
1st electronic encyclopedia was launched by Grolier
1st presentation package was released by Harvard Graphics
1st International Conference on Multimedia
Launch of the AMIGA computer which offered new graphics, sound and video capabilities 1986 – A BANNER YEAR
developed by Marc Canter
released in the market in 1985
Eventually became Macromedia Director which was one of the most widely used cross-platform multimedia authoring tools in the world VIDEOWORKS
developed through a research project at NASA
introduced the head-mounted gear and the data glove
the head mounted gear projected 3d graphics depicting the world as it would naturally appear
The data glove allowed people to grab, hold and manipulate virtual objects as users would in real life VIRTUAL REALITY
developed by Xerox Corporation during the late 70s to early 80s
pointing device technology
got its name because of its appearance
first used with the LISA computer which was a complete failure because people did not like the idea of removing their hands from the keyboard MOUSE
Facilitated the recovery of the video game industry with better quality video products and strict quality control after the crash of the videogame industry in 1981 NINTENDO IBM PC
IBM and Microsoft joined forces to create the IBM PC
launched in 1981
more expensive than the Apple II
used tape recorders to load and save software MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1970s
the first multimedia interactive kiosk
launched by IBM in 1977
used interactive multimedia technology to provide information services to the public DISCO VISION
launched the first game console that used game cartridges in 1977
Atari 2600 sold more than 3 million copies a year
brought the video arcade experience into the home ATARI
launched in the market in 1973
stored digital data on a 12 inch plastic disc
allowed interaction with stored software when attached to a personal computer Interactive Laser Disc
launched in 1972
considered to be the first commercial multimedia product
simple electronic table tennis game where a user could move a paddle up and down the screen to hit a tiny ball from one side of the screen to the other MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1970s Multimedia Components Computer-based interactive communications tool that incorporates three or more traditional media elements whose primary content is audience/user driven.

Interactivity – has the ff: components: links, navigational tools and ways to gather, process and communicate the user’s information and ideas Multimedia A Brief History Evolution of Multimedia WINDOWS 1.0 The CD-Record (CDR) SOUND BLASTER MULTIMEDIA IN THE 80s MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1980s MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1980's MULTIMEDIA IN THE 80's MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1980's MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1980's PONG MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1980s Compton’s Interactive Encyclopedia vs. Grolier’s Multimedia Encyclopedia Adobe Photoshop Windows 3.0 NewMedia The World Wide Web 1991 – Banner Year for Software 1992 1993 1994 MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1990s MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1990s 1995 MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1970s MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1970s MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1970s MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1970s MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1970s MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1970s MULTIMEDIA IN THE 1970s
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