one of the main data types. An animation is a sequence of graphic images (called frames) that are displayed fast enough to create the illusion of smooth motion. The images are usually drawings.
one of the main data types. Audio consists of a sequence of digitised sounds.
removing unwanted parts from around the edges of a graphic
using information and software technology to organise text and graphic data for printing high-quality documents
media that use information and software technology to create or deliver a message
one of the main data types. Graphics include photographs, drawings, charts and icons; like text, graphics is a major source of information.
facility which allows the user and the technology to communicate with each other. Interactivity often involves a graphical user interface.
methods used to deliver a message. Traditional media include paintings, photographs, posters, letters, books, newspapers, theatre, television, movies and music. Digital media include animation/video, audio, graphics and text.
a technique used in computer animation to change a graphic object automatically into a completely different object by altering its individual pixels
an input device that uses re¯ected light to digitise a page containing text or graphics. The scanner produces a bit map of the page.
the smallest part of a screen or a graphic image that can have its colour and brightness controlled
a technique used in computer graphics and animation where software, rather than a human artist, paints each complete scene. A human artist may prepare a model or drawing of each scene and specify the colours, lighting and other features but the scene is painted by the software.
altering the physical size of a graphic, usually to make it smaller. This is also called sizing.
creation of a bit map copy of a printed document or photograph
the use of information and software technology to alter audio, graphic or video data in ways that would not normally be possible without the technology
a technique used in computer animation to move or alter a graphic object in a set number of frames. The graphic artist creates the starting and ®nishing frames while the software creates all the intermediate frames.
one of the main data types. Video consists of a sequence of photographic images (called frames) that are displayed fast enough to create the illusion of smooth motion
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