Multimedia Presentations on the Go: An Introduction and Buyer's Guide

Multimedia Presentations on the Go: An Introduction and Buyer's Guide

by Martha C. Sammons
     
 

Make your presentations sparkle by using the latest multimedia technologies and tools. With this handbook you can decide which hardware and software to purchase for portable computer multimedia presentations that use graphics, animation, video, or sound. Covering the full range of technologies, from projection to computer equipment, the book organizes and explains

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Make your presentations sparkle by using the latest multimedia technologies and tools. With this handbook you can decide which hardware and software to purchase for portable computer multimedia presentations that use graphics, animation, video, or sound. Covering the full range of technologies, from projection to computer equipment, the book organizes and explains the vast and confusing array of available products. Sammons describes the full range of equipment and related issues, so that both beginners and experts may evaluate their needs and select appropriate solutions. After a general overview of options for portable computers, software, projection, peripherals, portable storage, interfaces, and digitizing, the author lists alphabetically 45 specific topics that provide details on hardware/software categories. Information may include bottom-line summaries, definitions, descriptions of how products work, questions to ask before purchase, pros and cons, sample products, major features to shop for,

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A guide to hardware and software required for mobile multimedia presentations using portable notebook computers and related technologies, for educators, public speakers, and business professionals. A general overview of hardware and software options helps users assess their needs. The bulk of the book, an alphabetical listing of 45 product areas including animation, CD-ROM drives, monitors, scanners, and videotape, describes specific products and offers buying tips and vendor contacts. Also lists print and electronic resources and organizations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563082641
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/15/1995
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.49(d)

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