Higher Computing Multimedia Technology Pupil Checklist

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Higher Computing Multimedia Technology


Pupil Checklist


Topic 1
-

Development process for multimedia applications



Course Notes

Bright Red Revision

Book

Description of the software development process as it
applies to the development of multimedia ap
plications.


3
-
4

104

Description of methodologies used in the creation or
definition of a multimedia application, including:



坙卉W奇Y敤e瑯r猠慮s⁴數琠敤eto牳⁴o 捲敡c攠睥b⁰慧敳e



慵瑨t物rg⁳o晴睡牥⁴o⁣牥慴a mu汴lm敤e愠慰a汩捡瑩on猠



p牥獥nt慴楯n⁳ f瑷慲攠to 捲敡瑥⁰牥獥 瑡tion猠


5
-


104
-

105

D敳e物r瑩on o映fh攠m整hodo汯g楥猠慮s⁲ qu楲im敮瑳efo爠rhe
d楳i污礠of⁡ mu汴lme
d楡⁡ip汩捡瑩cnⰠ楮捬ud楮g



streaming of multimedia data and



embedded files.


12
-
13

105

Explanation and exemplification of the terms



‘codec’ and



‘container’ file.




105


呯p楣i2
-

Bit
-
mapped graphic data



Course Notes

Bright Red

Book

Descript
ion of the hardware used to capture still graphic
data, including:



d楧楴慬⁣im敲e
慲aay⁃ DⰠ,敭ory⁣慲a⁳瑯牡r攠med極m⤠



獣慮s敲e⡬楮敡爠䍃D⤠



牯l攠of⁁ C



-


106

D敳e物r瑩on o映fh攠獴o牡re o映杲慰h楣⁤慴i⁩渠 ompr敳獥搠
慮d⁵ 捯mpr敳獥d⁦楬攠form慴猬⁩湣 ud楮g⁳業p汥⁤敳 物r瑩tn
o映fhe⁴e捨c楱u敳eu獥搠睩wh楮
敡捨⁦楬攠eo爠捯mp牥r獩on⁡湤
d慴愠ato牡r攬e楮捬cd楮g:






b楴i慰
楮d數敤⁣olou爠o爠䍌啔⤠



-


106




-
b楴⁢楴m慰⁡湤⁣omp牥獳rd⁢楴m慰
剌E⤠



-


106



䝉G
慮im慴aonⰠ,non)
-
楮t敲污捥搬eL婗⤠



-


106



JP䕇
d敳e物r瑩tn o映晡捴o牳⁩rvo汶l
d)


-


107

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Course Notes

Bright Red

Book

Description of RGB colour codes and their effect on the
overall colour produced.


29
-
30

107

Calculations using the relationship:

File Size = no of pixels x colour depth (bits).

39
-
40

107

Calculation of nu
mber of pixels from height, width and
resolution.

-

-

Explanation of the following image related terms:





d楴i敲楮g



107



慮瑩
-
慬a慳楮g



107



楮捲敡c攠牥ro汵瑩on
re
-
獡mp汩ng⤠


-


107




D敳e物r瑩on o映f敡eu牥rf⁧牡ph楣猠捡牤猠楮volv敤⁩e
d楳i污祩lg′D⁧牡ph楣猬⁩i捬ud楮g:





牯l攠of⁄䅃



107



牯l攠of⁇P唯D卐
to⁡汬o眠敦e散es⁴o⁢攠
慰p汩敤⁢y
h慲a睡牥w


-


107


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Topic 3
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Digitised sound data


Course Notes

Bright Red

Book

Description of soundcard in its use to
capture

sound data
including role of ADC.

51

109

Description of the storage of sound data in compressed and
uncom
pressed file formats, including simple description of
the techniques used within each file for compression and
data storage, including:




剁圠RPCM)



108



剉R䘠⡁FPCM⤠⡩(捬cd楮g⁗䅖⤠



108



MP3
d敳e物r瑩tn o映晡捴潲猠楮so汶ld)



108

䕸灬慮慴楯n o映瑨攠to汬o睩wg⁴敲m猠楮⁣onn散瑩tn 睩瑨w
獯und猬⁡湤⁤敳 物r瑩tn o映瑨攠牥污瑩tn獨sp猠扥瑷敥n 瑨敭
慮d⁴h敩爠e晦散e on⁳oundⁱu慬a瑹:





獡sp汩ng⁤数瑨t牥獯汵瑩on
by瑥s⤠





獡sp汩ng⁦ 敱e敮捹
HzⰠ䭈K⤠



䍡汣C污瑩ln猠畳楮g 瑨攠t敬慴楯n獨sp:

䙩汥⁓楺攠⡢(瑳t‽⁓ mp汩ng⁆牥煵敮捹 ⡈(⤠砠Sound⁔im攠⡳( 砠
卡mp汩ng⁄数瑨
扩瑳t⁸⁃ 慮n敬献e



109




䕸灬慮慴楯n o映瑨攠to汬o睩wg⁳
und⁲ 污l敤⁴敲e猺





捬楰p楮g



109



獴sr敯



1




獵s牯und⁳ound



1




晡f攠



1





D敳e物r瑩on o映f敡eu牥rf⁳ound⁣慲a猠so爠
output
, including:





牯l攠of⁄䅃


-


1




牯l攠of⁄SP
瑯⁡汬 眠h慲a睡牥wde捯d楮g o映found⁦楬敳e



-


1





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Topic 4
-

Video data



Course Notes

Bright Red

Book

Technical description of hardware required to
capture

digital and analogue video including:





d楧楴慬⁶楤敯 捡m敲愠⡡牲(y⁃ D⤠


-


1




睥b 捡m
慲aay⁃ D⤠



1




v楤eo
c慰瑵牥⁣慲a
ro汥lo映fD䌠慮C⁲o汥lo映D卐⁴o⁡汬o眠
h慲a睡牥w敮捯d楮g o映摡瑡⁳ 牥rm⁩湣 ud楮g⁩湴o⁍PE䜠
景牭慴⤠



1





D敳e物r瑩on o映fh攠獴o牡re o映v楤敯⁤慴愠楮 捯mp牥r獥d⁡湤
un捯mpr敳獥d⁦楬攠fo牭慴猬⁩湣 ud楮g⁳業p汥⁤l獣物s瑩on映
瑨攠te捨c楱ue
猠畳敤s睩瑨楮⁥慣a⁦楬 ⁦ r⁣ompr敳獩on⁡nd
d慴愠ato牡r攠慮d 瑨攠楮捬ts楯nf⁳ und 睩瑨楮⁴he⁦楬 Ⱐ
楮捬cd楮g:





un捯mp牥獳敤⁁e䤠


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1




MP䕇E⡤敳捲楰瑩on o映晡fto牳⁩rvolv敤⤠


-


1


D敳e物r瑩on o映f敲m⁢楴
-
牡r攠to⁤敳 物r攠d慴a⁴h牯ughpu琠景爠
愠a楤eo⁦楬攮



3

䕸灬慮慴楯n o映瑨攠to汬o睩wg⁴敲m猠楮⁣onn散瑩tn 睩瑨wv楤敯猠
慮d⁤敳捲楰瑩tn o映瑨攠t敬慴楯
n獨sp猠扥s睥敮⁴hem⁡ d⁴h敩爠
敦晥etn v楤eoⁱ 慬aty:





汯獳y⁣omp牥獳ron



-



捯lou爠
/⁢楴
d数瑨e


1




牥ro汵瑩tn


1




晲慭攠牡r攠⡦灳⤠


1




v楤eo 瑩t攠⡳(


1


䍡汣C污瑩ln猠畳楮g 瑨攠t敬慴楯n獨sp:

䙩汥⁓楺攠⡢(瑥猩‽⁰楸敬猠灥e⁦牡
m攠砠䍯lou爠D数瑨
eyt敳e⁸
噩d敯⁔im攠⡳(⁸⁆牡me⁒慴攠⡦灳⤮(




3




D敳e物r瑩on o映fh攠m慩a⁦ a瑵牥猠慮t⁡灰汩捡瑩on猠o映vid敯
敤e瑩tg⁳ f瑷慲a⁷楴iu汴lp汥⁣汩p猬⁩湣sud楮g:






瑩m敬楮攠



1




瑲慮獩瑩on



1




獥煵敮捩eg



1


D敳
捲楰瑩on o映f敡eu牥rf⁧牡ph楣猠捡牤猠io爠ou瑰t琠o映v楤敯Ⱐ
楮捬cd楮g:


-



牯l攠of⁄䅃



113



牯l攠of⁄SP
瑯⁡汬 眠h慲a睡牥wde捯d楮g o映摡瑡⁳ re慭
楮捬cd楮g⁍P䕇⁦楬敳⤠



113




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Topic 5a
-

Vector graphics data



Course Notes

Bright Red

Boo
k

Description of features of vector graphics:





ob橥捴co物敮t敤⁤e瑡t獴or慧e



1
10
楮⁢o砩



mo牥⁳ o牡r攠敦晩捩敮t⁴h慮⁢楴
-
m慰p敤e



110



scalable (independent of resolution)

89

1
10



ou瑰ttⁱ 慬a瑹 m慴捨敳⁨慲a睡牥wc慰慢楬楴i



-



each
object is editable

89

1
10



layering

89

1
10



捯nv敲獩on⁴o⁢楴m慰⁦orm慴a



-

D敳e物r瑩on o映fommon⁡瑴物ru瑥猠sf⁶散eo爠杲慰h楣iob橥j瑳t





d牡睩rg
獨sp攬⁰ 獩瑩tn,⁳楺攬⁲o瑡tionⰠ汩,攬⁦楬 ⤠



-



3D⁩m慧攠(獨sp攬epo獩瑩onⰠ獩穥Ⱐ,o瑡tion
Ⱐ,數瑵t攩



111

D敳e物r瑩on o映扡獩c⁦ a瑵牥猠慮t⁳ 牵c瑵牥猠o映ve捴潲
g牡rh楣⁦楬攠iyp敳Ⱐ楮捬cd楮ge瑨td猠畳敤⁴o⁩mp汥men琠
捯mmon⁡瑴物ru瑥s楳瑥d above⁦ r⁴h敳攠晩fe⁴yp敳e





卖䜠
(scalable vector graphics)

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94

111



噒VL/坒L
(
virtual rea
lity mark
-
up language / world
description language)

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-
108

1
11


Topic 5b
-

Synthesised sound data



Course Notes

Bright Red

Book

Description of use of MIDI keyboard or instrument to create
sound data in MIDI format.

108
-
109

1
11

Description of comm
on attributes of notes stored as MIDI
data (instrument, pitch, volume, duration, tempo).

112

1
11

Description of advantages and disadvantages of storing
sound as MIDI data.

112
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113

111

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Topic 6
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Implications of use of multimedia technology


Course N
otes

Bright Red

Book

Description of contemporary technologies and their
uses
that

demonstrate convergence of technology in relation to
multimedia capabilities, including:





smart Phone





pocket PC





digital television





virtual reality



Description of trends and changes in contemporary
technologies that facilitate the convergence of technologies
in relation of multimedia capabilities, including:





捯mmun楣慴ion猠sbu獥猬s睩牥汥獳⁳ 慮d慲a猬⁩s捲敡獩ng
b慮d睩摴w⤬)楮捬cd楮g⁕卂Ⱐ䙩牥ri
牥Ⱐ,楆椬i䉬B整oo瑨t

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114



獴o牡r攠瑥捨colog楥i⡤散牥慳楮g⁳楺攠慮 ⁰物c攬e楮捲敡獩eg
捡c慣楴a)Ⱐ楮捬ud楮gp瑩t慬a慧n整i挬cho汯g牡rh楣

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1
14
-

115



p牯c敳eo爠⡩湣r敡獩eg⁰ 睥爩r

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1




d楳i污礠t散桮olog楥猬⁩湣 ud楮g⁲ 慬⁡ad⁶楲瑵慬a3D⁤ s
p污祳Ⱐ
慮d⁦污琠d楳i污祳l

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124

115




WARNING


The “How to Pass Higher Computing” and “Bright Red Revision” books are summary
notes


to h
elp you revise. Higher Computing requires more detailed answers


as in the course
notes. This applies to all 3 units.