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Transcoding The Digital

Author : Marianne Van Den Boomen
ISBN : 9081857576
Genre : Art
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Transcoding the Digital: How Metaphors Matter in New Media by Marianne van den Boomen is a material-semiotic inquiry into the constitutive role of metaphors in our daily encounters with computers and networks. While interface concepts such as desktop and windows are easily recognized as metaphors, this research shows how in fact all digital sign-tool-objects - ranging from icons and email to Facebook friends, from hyperlink and tweet to Pirate Bay - are digital-material metaphors. They frame and organize how we access the black boxes of software and machinery, which in turn organize and reconfigure society. The same holds for discourse metaphors such as virtual community, cyberspace, Web 2.0, and social network. Metaphors matter in digital praxis, literally. This study makes an intervention into the contemporary theory of metaphor by extending it with the notion of material metaphor, including a manifest for hacking digital-material metaphors.
Category: Art

How Metaphors Matter In New Media

Author : Marianne van den Boomen
ISBN : 9089647686
Genre : Social Science
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How Metaphors Matter in New Media examines the role of metaphors in our daily encounters with computers and networks. While concepts such as that of the desktop and the window may be easily recognized, this study reveals the vast wealth of metaphors, ranging from icons and email to Facebook friends, tweets, and cyberspace, that are a part of technology today. These and other metaphors frame how we access the black boxes of software and machinery, which in turn organize and reconfigure society. A wide-ranging examination drawn from theories of metaphor, this book is an innovative treatment of today's digital media.
Category: Social Science

Digital Content Annotation And Transcoding

Author : Katashi Nagao
ISBN : 1580536034
Genre : Computers
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Annotation Digital content has revolutionized the way broadcasters and Web sites deliver images, sound, video, and multimedia. This book provides the technical details of transcoding and annotation that engineers need to know to create accessible and reusable digital content capable of being tailored and personalized for a particular audience
Category: Computers

Digital Video Transcoding For Transmission And Storage

Author : Huifang Sun
ISBN : 9781420058185
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Professionals in the video and multimedia industries need a book that explains industry standards for video coding and how to convert the compressed information between standards. Digital Video Transcoding for Transmission and Storage answers this demand while also supplying the theories and principles of video compression and transcoding technologies. Emphasizing digital video transcoding techniques, this book summarizes its content via examples of practical methods for transcoder implementation. It relates almost all of its featured transcoding technologies to practical applications. This volume takes a structured approach, starting with basic video transcoding concepts and progressing toward the most sophisticated systems. It summarizes material from research papers, lectures, and presentations. Organized into four parts, the text first provides the background of video coding theory, principles of video transmission, and video coding standards. The second part includes three chapters that explain the theory of video transcoding and practical problems. The third part explores buffer management, packet scheduling, and encryption in the transcoding. The book concludes by describing the application of transcoding, universal multimedia access with the emerging MPEG-21 standard, and the end-to-end test bed.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Cloud Computing And Digital Media

Author : Kuan-Ching Li
ISBN : 9781466569171
Genre : Computers
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Cloud Computing and Digital Media: Fundamentals, Techniques, and Applications presents the fundamentals of cloud and media infrastructure, novel technologies that integrate digital media with cloud computing, and real-world applications that exemplify the potential of cloud computing for next-generation digital media. It brings together technologies for media/data communication, elastic media/data storage, security, authentication, cross-network media/data fusion, interdevice media interaction/reaction, data centers, PaaS, SaaS, and more. The book covers resource optimization for multimedia cloud computing—a key technical challenge in adopting cloud computing for various digital media applications. It describes several important new technologies in cloud computing and digital media, including query processing, semantic classification, music retrieval, mobile multimedia, and video transcoding. The book also illustrates the profound impact of emerging health-care and educational applications of cloud computing. Covering an array of state-of-the-art research topics, this book will help you understand the techniques and applications of cloud computing, the interaction/reaction of mobile devices, and digital media/data processing and communication.
Category: Computers

Computational Science And Its Applications Iccsa 2005

Author : Osvaldo Gervasi
ISBN : 9783540258636
Genre : Computers
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The four-volume set LNCS 3480-3483 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2005, held in Singapore in May 2005. The four volumes present a total of 540 papers selected from around 2700 submissions. The papers span the whole range of computational science, comprising advanced applications in virtually all sciences making use of computational techniques as well as foundations, techniques, and methodologies from computer science and mathematics, such as high performance computing and communication, networking, optimization, information systems and technologies, scientific visualization, graphics, image processing, data analysis, simulation and modelling, software systems, algorithms, security, multimedia etc.
Category: Computers

Cinematic Perspectives On Digital Culture

Author : Norman Taylor
ISBN : 9781137284624
Genre : Social Science
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Exploring research into mobile phone use as props to subjective identity, Norman Taylor employs concepts from Michelle Foucault, Gilles Deleuze and actor network theory to discuss the affect of mechanisms of make-believe, from celebrity culture to avatar-obsessed game players, and digital culture.
Category: Social Science

Digital Watermarking

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ISBN : UOM:39015058889075
Genre : Computer security
File Size : 87.6 MB
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Category: Computer security

The Filmmaker S Handbook

Author : Steven Ascher
ISBN : 9781101613801
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 22.62 MB
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The fifth edition of the authoritative guide to producing, directing, shooting, editing, and distributing your video or film. Whether you aspire to be a great filmmaker yourself or are looking for movie gifts, this comprehensive guide to filmmaking is the first step in turning a hobby into a career. Widely acknowledged as the “bible” of video and film production, and used in courses around the world, The Filmmaker’s Handbook is now updated with the latest advances in HD and digital formats. For students and teachers, professionals and novices, this indispensable handbook covers all aspects of movie making. • Techniques for making dramatic features, documentaries, corporate, broadcast, and experimental videos and films • Shooting with DSLRs, video, film, and digital cinema cameras • In-depth coverage of lenses, lighting, sound recording, editing, and mixing • Understanding HDR, RAW, Log, 4K, UHD, and other formats • The business aspects of funding and producing your project • Getting your movie shown in theaters, on television, streaming services, and online
Category: Performing Arts

Business India

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ISBN : UVA:X030588630
Genre : Business
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Category: Business

Real Time Heterogeneous Video Transcoding For Low Power Applications

Author : Tarek Elarabi
ISBN : 9783319060712
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book introduces a novel transcoding algorithm for real time video applications, designed to overcome inter-operability problems between MPEG-2 to H.264/AVC. The new algorithm achieves 92.8% reduction in the transcoding run time at a price of an acceptable Peak Signal-to-Noise Ratio (PSNR) degradation, enabling readers to use it for real time video applications. The algorithm described is evaluated through simulation and experimental results. In addition, the authors present a hardware implementation of the new algorithm using Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) and Application-specific standard products (ASIC). • Describes a novel transcoding algorithm for real time video applications, designed to overcome inter-operability problems between H.264/AVC to MPEG-2; • Implements algorithm presented using Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) and Application-specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC); • Demonstrates the solution to real problems, with verification through simulation and experimental results.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Multimedia Security Technologies For Digital Rights Management

Author : Wenjun Zeng
ISBN : 0080463894
Genre : Computers
File Size : 67.22 MB
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Security is a major concern in an increasingly multimedia-defined universe where the Internet serves as an indispensable resource for information and entertainment. Digital Rights Management (DRM) is the technology by which network systems protect and provide access to critical and time-sensitive copyrighted material and/or personal information. This book equips savvy technology professionals and their aspiring collegiate protégés with the latest technologies, strategies and methodologies needed to successfully thwart off those who thrive on security holes and weaknesses. Filled with sample application scenarios and algorithms, this book provides an in-depth examination of present and future field technologies including encryption, authentication, copy control, tagging, tracing, conditional access and media identification. The authors present a diversified blend of theory and practice and focus on the constantly changing developments in multimedia applications thus providing an admirably comprehensive book. * Discusses state-of-the-art multimedia authentication and fingerprinting techniques * Presents several practical methodologies from industry, including broadcast encryption, digital media forensics and 3D mesh watermarking * Focuses on the need for security in multimedia applications found on computer networks, cell phones and emerging mobile computing devices
Category: Computers

Digital Video Hacks

Author : Joshua Paul
ISBN : 9781491947388
Genre : Games & Activities
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Since the dawn of film, novices and experts have used quick-and-dirty workarounds and audiovisual tricks to improve their motion pictures, from home movies to feature films. Today, the tools have certainly changed, as have the quality and scope of the results. With digital video, the hacking possibilities are now limitless, for both amateurs and professional artists. From acquiring footage, mixing, editing, and adding effects to final distribution, Digital Video Hacks provides unique tips, tools, and techniques for every stage of video production. You'll learn how to: Get your projects started right using creative preparation tools and techniques,from making your own steadicam, boom, or dolly to effective storyboarding, timecoding, and tape labeling Troubleshoot common shooting problems, including using stop-motion and time-lapse techniques, lighting effects, colored screens and gels, and household objects to establish mood or otherwise wow an audience Create stunning visual effects, such as satellite zooming, surreal scenes, Matrix-like bullet-time, and green screen illusions Fool your audience with audio tricks, replacing flubbed dialogue, smoothing over cuts, and covering missing audio with room tone Add professional features with post-production tricks, including color correction, soundtrack cleanup, opening sequences, and DVD bookmarks Distribute final content in a variety of creative ways, from exporting to basic videotape or DVD to streaming over the internet or even via cell phone Use the web to provide interactivity and dynamic content, attend a remote conference, or vlog your life. Whether you're looking for a new technique to include in your next project, a solution to a common problem, or just a little inspiration, this book reintroduces you to the digital video you only thought you knew.
Category: Games & Activities

Multimedia Transcoding In Mobile And Wireless Networks

Author : Ahmad, Ashraf M.A.
ISBN : 9781599049854
Genre : Computers
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"This book is designed to provide readers with relevant theoretical frameworks and latest technical and institutional solutions for transcoding multimedia in mobile and wireless networks"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Computers


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ISBN : UOM:39015047928224
Genre : Coding theory
File Size : 30.56 MB
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Category: Coding theory

The Business Of Broadband

Author : International Engineering Consortium
ISBN : 1931695156
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 70.84 MB
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This report addresses issues related to delivering products and services over broadband, including the technical and business challenges of providing multimedia entertainment, video and other services on demand, interactive television, the wireless Web, videoconferencing, telemedicine, and more. The report also considers the current and potential markets for such applications, the business models providers that can adopt, and pricing and fee structures, while focusing on those applications and on the business models that will make them available and profitable.
Category: Business & Economics