Multimedia technology and applications
Vincent W. S. Chow
Springer, 1997 - Computers - 592 pages
With the help of technological advancement and IT innovation, the development of multimedia technology has evolved from an experimental stage to practical applications in industry. Although multimedia research and applications are well established, its revolution has changed at such a rapid pace that yesterday's multimedia technology is obsolete or outdated. The objective of this book is to serve as a bridge to update knowledge in this area. Papers in this book address the applications of multimedia in business. A total of 61 papers selected from 22 countries are included, and were presented at the International Conference on Multimedia Technology and Management held in December 11 - 14, 1996 at the Hong Kong Baptist University. Topics covered are multimedia at work, hypertext/hypermedia, distributed multimedia education, multimedia training, telecommunications & technology, and business applications. This book will enrich the knowledge of all readers in the use of multimedia technology.
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