Pavlik and McIntosh Digital Media

Pavlik and McIntosh Digital Media - Chapter3 Digital Media...

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    Chapter 3 Digital Media
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Analog Analog media originally was used in audio recording  for media that was analogous to the sound it was  recreating. It now refers to all non-digital media. A series of  continuous  electrical pulses Fairly simple Limited in the amount of data it can carry Hence, limits availability of data to consumer
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Digital Media Digitization is the process in which media is  made into computer readable form  Non-continuous, breaks the signal into 1’s  and 0’s (binary) ex. 001111010101 Digital Media also refers to networked or  online digitized media
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Digital Media cont’d. Numbers are reassembled in order at the end  of the transmission No noise, only “lost signal” Clearer sound Greater capacity ex. DSL on telephone line,  100 TV channels on broadband Fiber uses light impulses and allows even  greater capacity and speed
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