Unit – I

Introduction: What is multimedia? Defining the scope of multimedia. Applications of multimedia, hardware and software requirements, multimedia database.

Unit- II

Digital representation: Introduction, Analog representation, waves, digital representation, need for digital representation, A to D conversion, D to A conversion, relation between sampling rate and bit depth, Quantization error, Fourier representation, pulse modulation.

Importance and drawback of digital representation.

Unit-III

Text and Image: Introduction, Types of text, Font, insertion, compression,File formats. Types of  images, colour models,  Basic steps for image processing, principle and working of scanner and digital camera, Gamma and gamma correction.

Unit-IV

Audio and Video technology: Fundamental characteristics of sound, psycho-acoustics, Raster scanning principles, sensors for TV cameras, color fundamentals, additive and subtractive color mixing, Liquid crystal display (LCD), Plasma Display Panel (PDP), file formats

Unit –V

Compression and coding: What is compression? Need for compression, Types of compression- basic compression techniquesrun length, Huffman’s coding, JPEG, zip coding. Overview of Image and Video compression techniques.

Unit-VI

Multimedia presentation and authoring: Overview, multimedia authoring metaphor, multimedia production, presentation and automatic authoring, Design paradigms and user interface, overview of tools like adobe premier, director, flash and dreamweaver. Barriers to wide spread use.

Practical:

Mini Project: Develop a multimedia application 

Books:

Principles of Multimedia by Ranjan Parekh. TATAMCGRAW-HILL

 

Reference:

Multimedia Systems Design by Prabhat K. Andleigh and Kiran Thakrar-PHI publication Multimedia systems by John F. Koegal Buford-Pearson Education.

Fundamentals of multimedia by Ze-Nian Li and MS Drew. PHI EEE edition.

Download Ebook – Multimedia Technology [PDF]