Thursday, 3 October 2013


Multimedia is media and content that uses a combination of different content forms . This contrasts with the media use only rudimentary computer display such as forms of text only or traditional printed material or hand - produced . Multimedia includes a combination of text , audio, still images, animations, video, or interactivity content forms .
Multimedia is usually recorded and played, displayed or accessed by devices processing content information , such as computer and electronic devices , but can also be part of a live performance. Multimedia devices are electronic media devices used to store and experience multimedia content. Multimedia is distinguished from mixed media in art, including audio , for example , it has a broader scope. The term " rich media " is synonymous for interactive multimedia. Hypermedia can be considered one particular multimedia application.
Multimedia presentations may be viewed by person on stage, projected , transmitted, or played locally with a media player . A program can be a multimedia presentation live or recorded . Programs and recordings can be either analog or digital electronic media technology . Digital online multimedia may be downloaded or streamed . Streaming multimedia may be live or on demand.
Multimedia games and simulations can be used in a physical environment with special effects , with multiple users in an online network or locally with an offline computer, game system, or simulator .