Chapter 2: Multimedia  Hardware & Software

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1. 4 Basic stages in multimedia project:     Stage 1: Planning and costing               Stage 2: Designing and producing         Stage 3: Testing (Two phases of testing)           -Alpha Testing                                           -Beta Testing                               Stage 4: Delivering

2. What you need: The Intangibles           -Creativity                                               -Organization                                         -Communication

3. Multimedia Skills                                -Main roles in the team:                     *Project Manager                               *Multimedia Designer                       *Interface Designer                           *Writer                                               *Audio/Video Specialist                   *Multimedia Programmer

4. Hardware                                               -Production platforms                           -Connections                                           *Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE)         *Universal Serial Bus (USB)                     *FireWire (IEEE 1394)                           -Memory and storage devices                 *RAM       *ROM       *Hard disks           *DVD       *Flash or thumb drives           *CD-ROM     *Blu-ray discs                   -Input devices                                         -Output devices                                       *Stereo     *Monitor     *Projector           *Printer

5. Software                                           -Text editing and word processing tools                                                   -OCR software                                   -Painting tools allow to create and modify bitmap images.                   -Drawing tools allow to create and modify vector graphics.                   -Painting and drawing software     -Image editing tools                         -Sound editing tools

6. Authoring Systems                                            -An authoring tool that combine all   elements into one.                                           -Types of authoring tools                          *Card and page-based authoring tools    *Icon and object-based authoring tools  *Time-based authoring tools                       -Choosing an authoring tool:                  *Editing and organizing features            *Programming features                            *Interactivity features                              *Performance tuning and playback features  *Delivery,cross-platform and Internet    playability features