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View Resource Multimedia from Wagner to Virtual Reality

This new project from ArtMuseum.net (last discussed in the February 25, 2000 Scout Report) presents the "untold history of multimedia." Currently, two sections of the site are available, with a third (Essays) to be added in September. The Overture section introduces visitors to the primary themes, concepts, and relationships "within the arts and sciences that converge as multimedia." These are...

http://www.w2vr.com/Book.html
View Resource DivX Version 5.0

Associated previously with Internet video piracy, DivX Networks released DivX Version 5.0 this week in its bid to challenge the supremacy of Internet video formats like Windows Media, RealPlayer, and Apple Quicktime. Self-dubbed the "Mp3 of Video," DivX offers additional functionality from previous versions, including image quality improvement, MPEG-4 compatibility, and faster performance. Three...

https://www.divx.com/en/software/divx
View Resource Digital Video Broadcasting Multimedia Home Platform

The Multimedia Home Platform (MHP) "defines a generic interface between interactive digital applications and the terminals on which those applications execute." This gives different digital content providers the freedom to address any type of terminal, regardless of the end user's hardware. While the movement toward this kind of standard is not popular yet in the US, it is gaining momentum across...

https://www.dvb.org/standards
View Resource Zoom Player 3.2

While there are a number of good multi-purpose media players publicly available, this latest edition of Zoom Player is definitely worth a look. Some of the features include various presets for video playback, variable speeds for playback, multi-language support, and a programmable keyboard interface. The website for the player contains a number of screenshots, and detailed information about all of...

https://www.inmatrix.com/files/zoomplayer_download.shtml
View Resource New York University: Center for Digital Multimedia

The New York University Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) promotes the development and dissemination of multimedia technologies and applications. As one of fifteen New York State Centers for Advanced Technology, the Center "uses its multimedia technology expertise to augment the efforts of faculty, staff, and researchers working in new media." Through partnerships between NYU faculty, the wider...

https://cat.nyu.edu/current/
View Resource Frame.io

For anyone working with teams of people on multimedia projects, Frame.io provides a way to co-create and co-edit video, photos, audio, documents, and other modalities all in one place. Recently launched, Frame.io operates on the premise that more and more people are working with more complex media programs but are forced to use different platforms for different parts of the same project. So, for...

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https://frame.io/