Introduction to multimedia systems

Higher education teachers: Pogačnik Matevž

Higher education teachers: , Sedlar Urban
Credits: 6
Semester: winter
Subject code: 64190

Subject description


  • Enrollment in the study year.

Content (Syllabus outline):

History of multimedia systems (development of radio, TV and internet). Analogue and digital concepts, principles of digitalisation. Environment, systems and devices for multimedia consumption:

  • Processing of multimedia content
  • Distribution of multimedia content
  • Content search
  • Content protection
  • Legal aspects and intelectual property
  • Devices and user interfaces

Multimedia delivery chain, specifics of content types and delivery paths, multimedia services and convergent environments.

Objectives and competences:

Introductory subject in the study of multimedia. Understanding of the basic concepts in multimedia systems, content capturing, processing, transmission and protection of content. Understanding the analog and digital principles. Basic types of multimedia services.

Intended learning outcomes:

Understanding of important issues relating to multimedia content and multimedia systems Knowledge of the entire chain from creation to consummation (content and services).

Learning and teaching methods:

Lectures, demonstrations, practical laboratory work.

Study materials

  • Mitra, S., G. Bhatnagar , S. Mehta, Introduction to Multimedia Systems, Academic Press, 2001, 300 str., ISBN: 0-12500-452-4
  • Austerberry D., The technology of video and audio streaming, Focal Press, 2005, ISBN 0-240-80580-1

Study in which the course is carried out

  • 1 year - 1st cycle - Multimedia