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Express Learning: Introduction to Information Technology by ITL Education Solutions Limited

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Multimedia Essentials

1. What is multimedia?

Ans.: The word ‘multimedia’ is made up of two separate words, multi meaning many and media meaning ways through which information may be transmitted. Therefore, multimedia can be described as an integration of multiple media elements together to influence the given information so that it can be presented in an attractive and interactive manner. In simple words, multimedia means being able to communicate in more than one way. Traditionally, information was presented in a single medium only, be it newspaper or radio or television. With the development of computers, presenting data has taken an entirely new meaning. Multimedia is a computerized method of presenting information by combining audio, ...

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