CS 10-1 - CS 10-1 When you digitize something you are...

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CS 10-1 01/10/2007 15:08:00 When you digitize something you are losing information Why would you want to do this? No loss of quality when you make copies o Not good for the music industry Led to development of Digital Rights Management (DRM) Limits ability to use music, DVDs, etc Easier distribution (more convenient) MIDI Smaller representation of music based on a series of notes Stores the actual note to reproduce the sound Quality not as good as the original, but takes up less space Picture elements (Pixels) Colors – Red, Green, Blue (RGB) Subtractive color o Colors that hit the board and are partially absorbed by the pigments Additive color o Screen creates light and shines it out at you o Light is combined with the pixels on the screen Screen Resolution How many pixels across and how many pixels high a screen is
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