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Developer's Digital Media Reference By Curtis Poole

Developer's Digital Media Reference

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Suitable for media professionals working across a broad range of formats, this book covers essential technologies such as SVG (scalable vector graphics), SMIL (Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language, a markup language for creating animations on the web), MPEG-4 (compression standard for streaming audio/video), and Dynamic Web Applications.
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Developer's Digital Media Reference: New Tools, New Methods by Curtis Poole

Designed for media professionals working across a broad range of formats, Developer's Digital Media Reference is an excellent reference guide for those keeping pace with this dynamic industry. As "convergence" between the World Wide Web, multimedia, and television production communities continues, there is an increased demand for professionals to familiarize themselves with the many new delivery contexts, including hybrid DVD (where digital video content and computer data live on the same disc), interactive TV, and streaming media.




Developer's Digital Media Reference covers essential technologies such as SVG (scalable vector graphics), SMIL (Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language, a markup language for creating animations on the web), MPEG-4 (compression standard for streaming audio/video), and Dynamic Web Applications. In addition to serving as a quick-look-up guide, this text is organized to explain today's major media: server-based architectures, disc-based architectures, distribution architectures, and merging/shared architectures. Each topic is discussed in terms of the technological background-evolution, current tools, and production tips and techniques.

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"I much appreciated the clear, pragmatic and user-friendly style which is used throughout the book. In particular, comparisons between different tools given in tabular format are very useful, as the reader can grasp them all in one glance."
Franc Kozamernik, European Broadcasting Union

About Curtis Poole


Curtis Poole is an independent producer and co-founder of the digital media production company Foresight Media, Inc. in Boston. Formerly, he was a senior technical writer at Avid Technology. Poole is the author of "The Digital Producer: Getting it Done with Computer-Based Tools" (1999/Focal Press). Janette Bradley is Senior Web Technologist for Avid. She designed Avid's Engineering Intranet site and co-led Avid's effort to define customer requirements and workflows in the Streaming Media creation industry, an effort that led to the formation of the Digital Media Group and Avid Production Network. She holds a PhD in Information Science, an MBA in Marketing, and a BS in Computer Science.

Table of Contents


Section I: Server-Based Architectures; Intro: from Static Content to Dynamic Content; 2. Streaming Video Background: Streaming into the Future; 3. Motion Graphics for the Web; 4. Dynamic HTML and Cascading Style Sheets; 5. Synchronized Media; 6. 3D Tools and Standards; 7. Intro; 8. DVD-ROM; 9. DVD-Video; 10. Intro: the Digital Transition; 11. Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting; 12. Digital Satellite Broadcasting; 13. Intro: COPE Strategies and Cross-media Publishing; 14. MPEG; 15. ITV; 16. Hybrid DVD; 17. DTV Equipped Desktop/laptop Computers; 18. Internet Devices

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GOR001857583
Developer's Digital Media Reference: New Tools, New Methods by Curtis Poole
Curtis Poole
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2002-05-31
562
0240805011
9780240805016
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