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    DescriptionUnderstanding Hypermedia, first published in 1993, firmly established itself in the design and media community as the definitive introduction to this exciting new communications medium. Understanding Hypermedia 2.0 completely revises the original edition, bringing the story of hypermedia bang up to date with full coverage of the Internet and other new developments. The book examines all of the digital media, from Web sites and CD-ROMs to satellite communications. A history of hypermedia and its key players is followed by a survey of the controversial issues that surround it and an overview of the elements that can make up a hypermedia product, including sound, video, animation and hypertext. An extensive gallery of applications shows how the medium is now being used to inform, entertain, sell to and communicate with users worldwide. Practical information on design and production is also included, together with an extensive glossary of technical terms and a comprehensive bibliography. The book concludes with a look towards the digital future in the new millennium.


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    Title
    Understanding Hypermedia 2.00
    Subtitle
    Multimedia Origins - Internet Futures
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bob Cotton, By (author) Richard Oliver
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 250 mm
    Height: 250 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 1,284 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780714836577
    ISBN 10: 0714836575
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S10.1
    BIC E4L: MED
    BIC subject category V2: KNT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JFD
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: UDB
    B&T General Subject: 229
    BISAC V2.8: DES000000, COM012000
    DC21: 006.7
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 006.6
    BIC subject category V2: UYV
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: A93630000
    BISAC V2.8: COM034000
    B&T Approval Code: A93686700
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: QA76.76.I59 C67 1993
    Thema V1.0: UDB, KNT, JBCT1, UYV
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    400 colour illustrations, timeline, glossary, bibliography
    Publisher
    Phaidon Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Phaidon Press Ltd
    Publication date
    01 October 1997
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Bob Cotton and Richard Oliver are independent media consultants. They are the authors of Understanding Hypermedia (also published by Phaidon).
    Review quote
    'A beautiful book whose words thankfully keep pace with its flowing kinetic images. An excellent introduction, perfect for students or anyone who wants to keep pace with a fast moving cultural field.' (Guardian) 'The definitive non-technical introduction to the subject.' (Art Book Review Quarterly)
    Table of contents
    Media fusion - when technologies collide; the next media revolution - hypermedia on the S curve; media matrix - components of hypermedia; design and production - programming and structure; hypermedia applications - making use of the media; hypermedia hardware - delivery platforms; millennial media.