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Multimedia


September 23, 2010  4:54 AM

An example of the exploding world of inexpensive, high quality media apps – Camtasia.



Posted by: Roger King
audio, Multimedia, prosumer apps, screen capture, Video

This blog is dedicated (most of the time) to advanced web, semantic web, Web 2.0/3.0, and web media technology.

Last time.

In the last posting we took a look at the wide spectrum of media and communications technology that more and more of us are expected to...

September 12, 2010  7:44 PM

Core web infrastructure Applications



Posted by: Roger King
blogging software, confererncing applications, desktop capture, FTP, Multimedia, sound editing software, sound hardware, video hardware, video software, web posting software, WebDAV

This blog is dedicated (most of the time) to advanced web, semantic web, Web 2.0/3.0, and web media technology.

Today, we look at the wide spectrum of personal web communications infrastructure that more and more of us are supposed to be using to facilitate our professional interactions...


August 23, 2010  3:04 AM

Fast is a matter of perspective



Posted by: Roger King
3D animation, Multimedia, photorealistic renderers, Video, Web 2.0

From boxes of IBM cards to animation on websites.

It's easy, if you're my age, to be very excited about the speed of the new generation of multi-core processors and about ever-increasing Internet bandwidth.  Hey, I started out writing programs on punch machines that spat...


June 21, 2010  4:02 AM

The new web and 3D animation



Posted by: Roger King
3D animation, computer science education, Multimedia, Web 2.0, Web 3.0

I teach 3D animation in a computer science department.  I've been asked why.  After all, shouldn't fine arts people be teaching this stuff?

Here's the reason: it has a lot to do with speed.

There's a debate that has gone on in the computing world for the past few...


May 27, 2010  6:30 PM

The challenge of learning – and teaching – modern media management, Part 2



Posted by: Roger King
animation, computer science education, hands-on computing skills, Multimedia

This blog is dedicated to emerging technology for Web 2.3/3.0, the Semantic Web, and multimedia management.  In the previous posting, we looked at the dilemma...


May 19, 2010  6:07 PM

The challenge of learning – and teaching – modern media management



Posted by: Roger King
2D models, 3D animation, 3D models, audio, images, learning multimedia applications, media retrieval, Multimedia, Video

Media applications, a key technology for today's professionals.

We've looked at modern media applications in previous postings of this blog.  They represent...


May 2, 2010  7:27 PM

The Challenge of Complex Media in a Relational World, Part 3



Posted by: Roger King
databases, Multimedia, namespaces

Two postings ago, we looked at SQL-based relational databases and why they are not well suited to managing advanced forms of media, like images, language, video, and...


April 13, 2010  5:57 PM

The Challenge of Complex Media in a Relational World, Part 1



Posted by: Roger King
blob data, continuous data, databases, Multimedia, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL, SQL Server, tagging, Video

Relational databases: the dominant technology. Relational database management systems, such as MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL Server, DB2, and Postgresql, support the relational model. A database is broken up into tables, and each table consists of rows. Each row is a series of values. ...


February 17, 2010  12:38 AM

The Parallel Worlds of Media Databases and Media Metadata



Posted by: Roger King
3D modeling, blob data, continuous data, databases, MODS, Multimedia, namespaces, SQL, tagging, Text, the Metadata Object Description Schema, Video

Searching traditional business data: straight-forward. Managing advanced forms of media, such as images, sound, video, natural language text, and animated models have...


February 6, 2010  3:17 AM

The five What? dimensions of mega apps.



Posted by: Roger King
3D animation, advanced Web apps, Multimedia, Semantic Web, Web 2.0, Web 3.0, Web development

This blog is (for the most part) dedicated to advanced web research and development, in particular Web 2.0/3.0 and Semantic Web efforts. Please peruse earlier postings for lots of material on both topics. One thing we have discussed are the “


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