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What is aliasing?
The pixelated staircase on the edge of an image when it is zoomed in.
What is Anti-Aliasing?
Made to smooth out the edge of BMP images.
Describe LAN?
Computers are networked together in a close area like a building.
What does LAN stand for?
Local Area Network
Describe WAN?
(Wide Area Network) Networks spread over large distance.
WHen was the World Wide Web introduced?
1991
What did Samuel Morse do?
He invented the morse code on the telegraph.
The Samarians developed Cuniform, what was it?
Early Written Word
Johannes Gutenburg invented what?
The printing press in the 15th century
The telephone was invented by who?
Alexander Graham Bell
What was the arpanet?
The first idea for internet which included 4 universities
Email who introduced in?
1971
The killer application of the 90's
Mosaic Browser later became Netscape
What is multimedia?
text, sound, and graphics combined in 1 medium
What does interactivity mean?
User control tempo and outcome for a multimedia experience.
What are the 3 steps of design?
defining the project, flowcharts and storyboards, creating a user interface
WAV files and AIFF files are what type of files?
uncompressed
Where is streaming audio and video used at?
The web
MPEG 2 is used for?
High quality in video DVD's
What are MP3's
Compressed Audio
What are MPEG 4 used for?
Interactive multimedia
This is the software that allows us to synchronize elements without knowing code!
Authoring Software
What is "One Off"?
The first test copy of a cd or dvd
JPEG's are compressed what?
Bitmaps
What is a Codec?
A term for software that codes and decodes signals.
This was characters carved in wood and inked.
Plate
Each letter was individually created, molded in clay and then cast in metal.
Movable type
The method of a raised surface is inked and pressed against paper.
Letterpress
What is the proper name for stone writing?
Lithography
The two types of automated typsetting process.
Linotype & Monotype
There where 23,000 miles of telegraph by this year?
1854
New Utopia by Sir Bacon predicted what?
The telephone
What did Bell do at the Cnetennial Exhibition in Philadelphia?
Revealed the telephone.
This is a channel or pipelines through which data travels.
the Line Medium
The measurment for how much data can pass through a line medium at a certain time is the?
Throughput
This is the highest and lowest frequency that can be passed through a circuit
bandwidth
These are multiple wires twisted together into one cable used for sending and receiving a path of electrical signals
The twisted pair
This "line medium" could support either tv or telephone
copper coaxial cable
The "line medium" that was uplinked and amplified in orbit was the
satellite
Once used in WW2, these can now handle voice, data, and analog or digital video
microwave
This uses light rays to transmit data
Fiber Optics
This type of network is exists between internal branches of a company
private network
Networks that people can subscribe to include:
AOL
With this network, you can work at home and still access your office work ( kinda like propeller)
VPN
What does VPN stand for?
Virtual Private Network
What year did ARPANET go international?
1973
What is the data transmission standards for networks?
TCP/IP
This is the type of address assigned to a computer in 32 bit seperated by periods
IP Address
What was the first menu-driven interface for searching and retrieving documents? made in 1991
GOPHER System
A click on this text will propel the use to successive locations
Hypertext
What are the 4 types of topologies used on LAN's
Bus (backbone), Tree(bus and star), Ring(connected) and Star(connected to central hub).
Created by Xerox, this is a useful communication standard in
LAN.
Ethernet
There are 3 types of Ethernet LAN's
10Mps,100Mps, and 1GPS
The standard ethernet cabling is known as the
CAT5-RJ45 Jack
WLAN uses what to send data from a computer to a router.
Radio Waves
What does WLAN stand for
Wireless Local Area Network
What does ISDN stand for?
Integrated Service digital network
What is the ISDN used for?
Multiple channels of data over WAN
A 24 channels, each has 64kbs
T1
Has 672 channels, equivalent to 28 T1 lines
T3
The most expensive Wan protocal past the T3 is the
OC Optical Carrier
Dsl comes in 2 basic types:
SDSL and ADSL
Which dsl protocol is the lesser? ADSL or SDSL?
SDSL
This is a structure saved somewhere in the computer where everything is properly labeled and can be quickly found if needed.
Asset Management
This is the smallest element used throughout a monitor screen, each with its seperately defines color
Pixel
These raster images use 1 bit of computer memory for each pixel in the image.
BMP
These vector images can be manipulated.
object oriented images
This is the quality of bits dedicated to storing info for a single pixel
Bit depth
The bumps on the bottom of a cd are called?
Lands
What is a REDBOOK?
CD-DA (compact Disk / Digital Audio)
What is YELLOWBOOK?
CD-ROMS used in systems not stand alone
What is BLUEBOOK?
CD-Enhanced Cds
What is GREENBOOK?
CD-I (Interactive) used for games and educational purposes
What is ORANGEBOOK?
CD-R and CR-RW
White is WHITEBOOK?
VCD Video CD example KAraoke
What is SCARLETBOOK?
The Super Audio CD High Res Music
These can carry frequencies up to 10,000MHZ and can achieve transmissions at rates up to 10mbps.
Coaxial Cables
This is the system that several types of signals can be transmitted. ranging from 6mhz bandwidth for tv
Satellite
Derived from radar technology, these systems carry speech data and video reansmissions
microwave
This was used by Samuel Morse to create the Morse Code
The Telegraph
What is a network?
A connection between servers and clients
A multisided figure with 3 or more sides
Polygon
The DVD Forun consist of ?
Industry manufacturers and software companies
Encapsulating data in packets is done by
ethernet
The printing industry standard
TIFF
An object oriented image file format
EPS
Free Gif images
PNG
This is a compressed audio format widely used on the internet
MP3
The standard sound file for microsoft
WAV
This phone line can support telephone and internet services on the same line
ISDN
The look of an image onto another
Texture
Allowing a user to jump from one place to another on a platform
Hypermedia
A process where the image is cut into the surface
Intagilo
This channel allows you to add effects to an image
Alpha Channel
The 2-D illusion of depth (from the texture maps)
Bump map
The color and the look (from the texture maps)
image map
The reflection properties ( from the texture maps)
Material Map
Converts 3d models to 2d image (from the texture maps)
rendering