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  1. Streaming
  2. Computer Generated Animation
  3. Computer Assisted Animation
  4. MP3
  5. Morphing Animation
  1. a The term morphing comes from the word metamorphosis, which is the transformation of one thing into another.
    The beginning image is inserted.
    The ending image is inserted. The computer performs the tweening to generate a sequence of images, each of which is slightly different from the one it follows to gradually morph the two objects.
    For example, a photograph of one person might gradually morph into a picture of another person.
  2. b A procedure for transmitting media files so they can start playing as soon as a computer begins receving them rather than waiting for the complete files to download first.
  3. c The computer is used to make the animation process quicker and easier.
    Usually involves 2-D images
    Can be hand-drawn and scanned into the computer.
    Can be drawn directly into the computer using graphics tablets.
    The images are positioned into keyframes containing the most important movements.
    Tweening is then performed by the computer to create images between keyframes.
  4. d MP3 is a standard format for music files sent over the Internet that compresses music or other types of audio.
  5. e All images, objects and animation are created on the computer.
    Typically uses 3-D images.
    Adds two steps to the animation process.
    Modeling - process of creating a wireframe structure of the 3-D objects and scenes.
    Rendering - process of applying colors, textures, shadows, transparency, etc. to create the final image or animation.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A program file that can cause an application to run on your computer when it is opend.
  2. Process of manipulating real-world objects and photographing them one frame at a time.
    Very popular method with the film industry until computer generated imagery became possible.
    Now used mainly in clay animation.
  3. Rollovers are extremely important for navigation buttons on user interface designs.
    Examples
    Web pages ■ CBT programs
    Kiosks ■ CD-ROM Training
    Games ■ CDs and DVDs.
  4. Also called vector animation. An object follows a path which is a line, or vector, inserted by the animator
  5. Vertical red marker in the timeline that shows which frame is the current frame.

5 True/False questions

  1. FrameShows where the key (most important) actions occur.

          

  2. Playback rateVertical red marker in the timeline that shows which frame is the current frame.

          

  3. Streaming RateA procedure for transmitting media files so they can start playing as soon as a computer begins receving them rather than waiting for the complete files to download first.

          

  4. Programming or Scripting-Based AnimationThe computer is used to make the animation process quicker and easier.
    Usually involves 2-D images
    Can be hand-drawn and scanned into the computer.
    Can be drawn directly into the computer using graphics tablets.
    The images are positioned into keyframes containing the most important movements.
    Tweening is then performed by the computer to create images between keyframes.

          

  5. CompressionThe process of reducing the space required to store data by efficiently endcoding the content.