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The Evolution of Multimedia

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The Evolution of Multimedia
What is Multimedia.
Computer - based interactive communications tool that incorporates three or more traditional media elements whose primary comtent is audience/ user driven.
has the component of links, navigational tool and ways to gather, process and communicate the user's information and ideas
Pong (1972)
- Considered to be the first commercial multimedia product
- Simple electronic table tennis game
Interactive Laser Disc (1973)
- Stored digital data on 12 inch plastic disc
- Allowed to interact with stored software when attached to a personal computer
Atari (1977)
- First game console
- Atari 2600 were sold more than 3 million copies a year
Disco Vision
Apple Computers (1997)
- First multimedia interactive kiosk
- Apple computer is the first computer with floppy drive. It was designed by Steve Jobs' garage. In 1978, Apple II computers were released and it's affordable
Nintendo (1981)
- Nintendo was facilitated the recovery of the video game industry with better quality video products and strict quality control after the crash of the video game industry in 1981.
- Important year in the history of multimedia.
First Electronic Encyclopedia by Grolier was launched
First presentation package was released by Harvard Graphics
First International Conference on Multimedia
AMIGA computer was launched which offered new graphics, sounds, and video capabilities
Amiga Computers
- 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

- Released by Macintosh
- Featured the colored GUI
- It came with the Hypercard software that enable users to create basic graphics for presentations, educational programs and reference program
Mac II (1987)
Video Toaster (1989)
- Released by NewTek for Amiga
- Enable users to create video special effects, computer animation and graphics
- Mouse was developed by Xerox Corporation. It is a pointing device technology. Mouse was first used with LISA computer.
- Devaloped by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak of Apple
- Used graphics to represent programs and data
- With the use of the mose, users are allowed to point and click

Graphical User Interface(GUI)
- Developed by NASA through a research project
- Introduced the head – mounted gear and data glove
- (head-mounted gear – projected 3D graphics depicting the world as it would naturally appear; data glove – people are allowed to grab, hold and manipulate virtual object as users would in real life0)
- For training programs

Virtual Reality
- Developed by Marc Canter
- Became Macromedi a Director which was one of the most widely used cross- platform multimedia authoring tools in the world

Video Works(1985)
- Launched by intel in 1985
- Had enough computing power to handle multimedia application
- Efficient used CD- ROM devices

Intel 386 Processor
- Microsoft introduced Windows 1.0 to brinf GUI to the PC
- Macintosh sued Microsoft for copying their GUI technology starting the platform wars

Windows 1.0
- It enables users to create their own CD- ROM and music CD’s
CD-Record or CDR (1988)
Sound Blaster(1989)
Adobe Photoshop - Photo Editing and graphic design application
Microsoft 3.0 - Multimedia – enabled operating system released by Microsoft featuring usable GUI and supported multimedia devices such as sound cards and CD-ROM
New Media
- First magazine devoted to multimedia
Banner Year for Software
World Wide Web (WWW)
- Unveiling of the media capable version of the internet but went largely unnoticed
- Adobe Premier
- Indigo computer system from Silicon Graphics
- Quick Time Video format from Apple
- MPC and MPEG standards
- CD –I players

Grandma and Me - First interactive book

Wolfenstein 3D - This would later become Doom and Quake
Windows 3.1
From Alice to Ocean - First interactive multimedia travel journal
- Developed the Photo CD format for HD digital images on CD ROM
- Adaptation of double speed CD- ROMs which enabled photo- quality 3D images and animation to gaming technology
NCSA Mosaic
- Graphical web browser
- Allowed people to view images on web pages, and made web browsing a pleasure for people at home

- Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) was established out of concern on the suitability of games for minors
- Netscape
- WWW catch among college “nerds” and scientists

- Released by Creative Labs for PCs
- It was a sound card that made audio affordable
- Also played MIDI music, provided a joystick game port and set computer sound capability standards
- Multimedia PC had become affordable and accessible
- Completed by 32- bit Windows 95 this replaced the 16 – bit MS DOS

- Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia and Crompton’s Interactive Encyclopedia were released
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