Multimedia: Trends and Prospects

Background briefing paper for the Telecommunications Infotechnology Forum, 30 September 1996.

Multimedia: Trends and Prospects

Multimedia posts a new set of challenges as compared to traditional, text-based technologies. For example, a book is arranged in a “linear” fashion in which the author needs to design the flow and link ideas chapter by chapter. Paths can be devised so that different readers can proceed in different ways. Authoring multimedia information requires fundamentally different skills. Apart from writing skills, we need artistic ways to present information and other means of delivering information.

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