Designing Interactive Digital Media

Designing Interactive Digital Media

by Nick Iuppa, Iuppa
     
 

This new book shows how to design interactive programs in an age when digital technology makes just about anything possible. It examines the expanded capabilities of digital video for increasing interactivity and the design principles and interface guidelines needed to make this new digital technology deliver the required message or story. The latest delivery

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This new book shows how to design interactive programs in an age when digital technology makes just about anything possible. It examines the expanded capabilities of digital video for increasing interactivity and the design principles and interface guidelines needed to make this new digital technology deliver the required message or story. The latest delivery mechanisms are discussed, including the world wide web, CD-ROMs, DVD technology, interactive television, and virtual reality. Numerous examples and major case studies demonstrate the broad range of applications of interactive video, from entertainment and games to information and education. This is a hands-on, practical book covering the technology as well as the tools and practices of the trade of interactive design, including the creation of sight maps and flow charts, as well as the writing of design documents.

A companion CD-ROM shows numerous examples discussed in the text of all types of programs and their applications.

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A practical guide/CD-ROM package on the capabilities of digital media and design and interface principles needed to make them happen. Discusses the latest technologies, including the Web, CD-ROM/DVD, interactive television, and PUSH technology, and moves beyond them to examine the structure and use of new forms of art and communication such as virtual immersive experiences. Also explains basic principles of interactive instructional design and their implications to both learning and entertainment. Examples and case studies range from Web sites to CD-ROM games and successful Web commerce sites. Includes b&w illustrations. The companion CD-ROM includes examples and working illustrations of some of the technologies and techniques discussed. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240802879
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/23/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.04(w) x 10.01(h) x 0.58(d)

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