Overview of Multimedia Applications

  • Borko Furht
  • Stephen W. Smoliar
  • HongJiang Zhang
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 326)


Multimedia systems suggest a wide variety of applications. Table 3.1 summarizes numerous multimedia applications, including used media and implemented functions [LG90, Fur94]. Two important applications already in use, multimedia conferencing systems and multimedia on-demand services (including interactive television and news on-demand distribution), are briefly described in this chapter. Both applications use multimedia compression techniques, such as MPEG and px64.


Multimedia Application Asynchronous Transfer Mode Multimedia System Interactive Television Asynchronous Transfer Mode Network 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Borko Furht
    • 1
  • Stephen W. Smoliar
    • 2
  • HongJiang Zhang
    • 2
  1. 1.Florida Atlantic UniversityBoca RatonUSA
  2. 2.Institute of Systems ScienceNational University of SingaporeSingapore

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