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Multimedia

Multimedia, in Dr. Jean Paul Jacob's words, is the set of technologies that permit computers to store, manipulate and display any combination of text (alphanumeric characters), images (still, animated or full-motion) and sound (music or voice).

The advancement of hardware technology will be central to the success of multimedia. Combined with easy-to-use authoring tools, it will integrate multimedia in most of future generations of applications. The shift from character-based user interface to the graphical user interface was a first small step towards our ultimate goal of a multimedia user interface. Windows on your computer screen will be able to bring animated and full-motion images, the rigid concept of a file server will be substituted by "intelligent assistants" who will access and bring information to you, while maintaining a verbal dialog. As a marketing tool, multimedia technology will bring dazzling presentations that will tell your customer all about the product in 60 seconds of interactive demonstrations. You will be trained, educated and entertained by your workstation.

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[an error occurred while processing this directive] Última atualização: 07/21/2011
Jean Paul Jacob: jacob@almaden.ibm.com

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