SMIL 3.0: Flexible Multimedia for Web, Mobile Devices and Daisy Talking Books

Overview

The SMIL 3.0 language is the W3C’s standard language for web-based multimedia. This book provides a comprehensive guide to all of SMIL’s elements and attributes for all versions, from the complete SMIL Language profile to SMIL Tiny. Driven by dozens of examples and illustrated code fragments, every aspect of SMIL is treated in this book.

Starting with essential background on XML and the streaming media infrastructure, this book considers recent features – such as smilText and ...

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Overview

The SMIL 3.0 language is the W3C’s standard language for web-based multimedia. This book provides a comprehensive guide to all of SMIL’s elements and attributes for all versions, from the complete SMIL Language profile to SMIL Tiny. Driven by dozens of examples and illustrated code fragments, every aspect of SMIL is treated in this book.

Starting with essential background on XML and the streaming media infrastructure, this book considers recent features – such as smilText and smilState – as well as the structuring, layout and timing aspects required to master SMIL. In addition, the book describes advanced SMIL functionality, including transitions, animation and embedded metadata, all from an application-oriented perspective.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540785460
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/28/2008
  • Series: X.media.publishing Series
  • Edition description: 2nd ed. 2009
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 508
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Lloyd Rutledge and Dick C.A. Bulterman are both researchers at the CWI, the Dutch National Center for Mathematics and Computer Science. They were members of the W3C working group that developed SMIL during all development of the standard.

Lloyd Rutledge's research at CWI involves adaptable hypermedia, and standards for it such as SMIL. He received his Sc.D. from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Dick C.A. Bulterman received his Ph.D. from Brown University. He lead the development of GRiNS, and authoring and playback environment for SMIL 2.0. He is now leading the development of Ambulant, an open-source player for SMIL.

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Table of Contents

An Overview of SMIL.- Understanding SMIL Code.- Local and Streaming Media.- Basic SMIL Constructs.- SMIL Structure.- Referencing External Media Objects.- Meta-Information, Media Description and XML Accessibility.- Basic SMIL Timing.- SMIL Basic Layout.- Timed Text in SMIL.- Basic Linking.- Content Selection and Control.- Advanced SMIL Features.- Transition Effects.- SMIL Animation.- Subsetting and Extending Media.- Advanced SMIL Timing Behavior and Control.- Advanced SMIL Timing Attributes.- Advanced Layout Topics.- Extended Content Control.- SMIL State.- Integrating SMIL Timing in Other XML Languages.

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