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MsJaime Multimedia IUnit1

Vocab Unit 1
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Animation
a simulation of movement or the perception of motion created by the rapid display of a series of still images
Copyright laws
laws designed to protect intellectual property rights
Fair use
a section of the US copyright law that allows the use of copyrighted works in reporting news, conducting research, and teaching
Graphics
multimedia elements such as a drawing, photo, or piece of clip art
Interactive
a feature of a multimedia project that allows the user to control some aspects of the presentation
Multimedia
a computer-based communication process that incorporates text, graphics, sound, animation, and video
Multimedia careers
careers that incorporate multiple elements of multimedia, such as game design, music and video production, animation, web design, etc
Public domain
property rights that belong to the community at large, are unprotected by copyright or patent, and are subject to use by anyone
Royalty free
prepared material that can be used, legally, without paying a fee to the artist, publishing company, etc.
Shareware
software distributed on the basis of an honor system
Sound
a multimedia element such as a narration, music, or other sound clip
Text
a multimedia element consisting of alphanumeric characters
Trademark
a name, symbol, or other device identifying a product; it is officially registered with the US government and its use is legally restricted to its owner
Video
a series of framed images put together, one after another, to simulate motion and interactivity