Multimedia applications: network definition, types of applications, and requirements. Multimedia content, content encoding, multimedia composition, multimedia architecture, fields of application (gaming, interactive TV, etc.).
Nowadays we live in a society that has been tagged as a society of information. No wonder, given
the volume of information we handle daily, much higher than the one we handled not many years
ago. The multimedia component within this society is vital. It is a new means, to which the
computer together with the traditional means give a new way of expression. The importance of
the contents production comes in two main ways: on one hand, the codification of contents,
where the information technology has its central role; on the other hand, the group of goods that
can be turned into multimedia applications, for instance, books, encyclopedias, museum archives
and collections, film works, television broadcasts, etc.
The student will acquire the skills to: create and produce multimedia digital contents,design
interactive applications with aesthetic and functional criteria, program them using the
Local companies and distributors of production and execution of multimedia interactive
applications. Companies that develop interactive applications for Web 2.0. Companies that
develop multimedia interactive systems on mobile devices. Companies of contents distribution
services, and many more, are the list of companies that will require multimedia services.