Robert L. Ashenhurst
Edward A. Fox
Drawing examples from four interrelated sets of multimedia tools and applications under development at MIT, the authors examine the role of digitized video in the areas of entertainment, learning, research, and communication.
Wendy E. Mackay, Glorianna Davenport
A digital presentation technology that manages anything from text to full-motion video has the potential of expanding the usefulness of personal computers, while rendering them less intimidating.
G. David Ripley
Advances in computers, such as DVI technology, are driven by new hardware functionality—more magic in the silicon. But before the chips came the ideas, and years of visual and interactive technical simulations to evaluate product …
The need for technological solutions to learning, in the software engineering field is increasing. The Advanced Learning Technologies Project (ALT) has developed a highly interactive, high-fidelity simulation of group process …
Scott M. Stevens
At the heart of DVI is an image compression and expansion technology that uses proprietary chips to expand an image in real time from a bit stream that has been compressed on a large computer at non-real time rates. This article …
An image coding technique for digital storage of motion picture information is presented that is optimated for use in interactive systems where high quality still frames, random access, and database linkages are required.
Andrew Lippman, William Butera
Optical disks are among the most promising secondary storage devices for data-intensive applications and database management systems. A means of optimizing the storage capacity of optical disks is presented here.
Clement Yu, Wei Sun, Dina Bitton, Qi Yang, Richard Bruno, John Tullis
From home entertainment to cultural exhibits to educational methodologies to personal computing, interactive technologies could change observers in to participants.
Karen A. Frenkel