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Presenting multimedia documents over a digital network

  • Jonathan Rosenberg
  • Gil Cruz
  • Thomas Judd
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 614)

Abstract

This paper discusses an experimental prototype system for presenting integrated multimedia documents over a digital network. This prototype is the first in a series investigating the requirements placed on the network in support of applications presenting multimedia information. The information consists of multiple media in digital form, including multi-font text, geometric graphics, photographic images, audio and motion video.

The paper describes the motivation for this line of research and the initial focus and goals of our first prototype. We describe the hardware comprising this prototype and the current status of our efforts. This is followed by a discussion of some early results we have obtained in dealing with integrated digital media, including motion video, with off-the-shelf components. Finally, we draw some conclusions about required support for digital media.

Keywords

Digital Medium Graphic System Photographic Image Geometric Graphic Multimedia Document 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonathan Rosenberg
    • 1
  • Gil Cruz
    • 1
  • Thomas Judd
    • 1
  1. 1.BellcoreMorristownUSA

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