Basic Components of Multimedia System


Multimedia refers to a mixture of interactive media or data types, predominantly text, graphics, audio and video simultaneously delivered by a computer.

Components of Multimedia System:

There are some basic components of the multimedia system are:
1. Devices like a keyboard, mouse, joystick, and touch screen by which the user can interact with the system.
2. A high-resolution screen and graphics accelerator card that can output good quality still images, and video clips as well as animations, text and graphics.
3. Speakers for speech and music output.
4. Microphone for audio recording.
5. Sound card and video grabber card to capture, digitize and edit audio and video material.
6. CD-ROM drive to playback pre-recorded source material.