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1 Visualizing Technology Chapter 4 – Digital Devices and Multimedia Become our fan at Facebook Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

2 CHAPTER 4 1.Explain the features of various types of digital cameras. 2.Compare different methods of transferring images from a digital camera. 3. List several ways to edit and print photos. 4. Recognize different audio file types. 5. Describe several ways to create videos. 6. Compare portable media players, PDAs, and smartphones. 7. Identify the careers related to digital devices and multimedia. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

3 CHAPTER 2 – RUNNING PROJECT You’ll explore how to purchase and use different types of digital devices and share multimedia content you create. Look for instructions at the end of each article. Complete the questions as you work through each article and be prepared to submit your responses at the end of the chapter. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

4 Article 1 – The on Digital Cameras Objective 1 – Explain the features of various types of digital cameras. File Over recent years, digital cameras have become increasingly popular. In this article we look at the different types of digital cameras and how to use them. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

5 3 Key Features 1.Resolution 2.Storage type 3.Zoom and lenses Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

6 Resolution Quality of image Number of pixels / megapixels Higher resolution means more detail Digital images can be lower resolution than print File size concerns – web, storage Image Resolution for Photo Quality Prints Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

7 Storage Internally Memory cards Type of card Flash – up to 100GB Cost Ease of use Reusable Zoom and Lenses Optical or digital Optical - zoom lens Digital – crop an image Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

8 Types of Digital Camera Point-and-shoot Easiest to use Price range Shutter lag Single-use Features Prosumer Professional + consumer Point-and-shoot and DSLR cameras DSLR Digital single-lens reflex Change lens HD video Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

9 Comparison of point-and-shoot digital cameras Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

10 Key Terms digital single-lens reflex camera (DSLR) point-and-shoot camera prosumer resolution shutter lag zoom 4 Things You Need to Know Resolution Optical zoom Point-and-shoot cameras DSLRS Running Project Research digital cameras. What is the highest resolution available today in point- and-shoot cameras? What about DSLRs? Choose one point-and-shoot and one DSLR camera with the same resolution. How do they compare in terms of price, features, and reviews? What other factors affect the price? Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

11 Article 2 –Bridging the Gap: Transferring Photos Objective 2 – Compare different methods for transferring images from a digital camera Imagine you just came home from a vacation and have a camera full of pictures. What do you do next? How do you transfer your images from your camera to your computer so you can view, edit, store, share, and print them. This article discusses the various ways to transfer images to a computer. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

12 Memory Cards Removable card Card reader Copy, move, delete Windows Computer Window Memory card appears as removable disk: Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

13 USB or Firewire Cables Connection Device driver install Transfer pictures Wireless Transfer WIFI No cables or cards readers Eye-Fi Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

14 The Windows Picture Transfer Process Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

15 The Windows Picture Transfer Process 4 5 Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

16 Key Terms Tagging 3 Things You Need to Know Memory Cards USB and Firewire Wireless Transfer Running Project Do any of the cameras you researched in the last section include wireless capabilities? If so, how fast can they transfer images? What are the limitations? Is your camera compatible with Eye-Fi? How much would it cost to purchase the card? Find a similar model camera that includes wireless. How does the prices compare to adding the Eye-Fi card instead ? Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

17 Article 3 – A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Editing, Printing, and Sharing Photos Objective 3 – List several ways to edit and print photos. Digital photography offers the ability to easily create amazing- looking photos using a home computer and free or inexpensive software. This article discusses how to edit photos. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

18 Editing Photos Digital photography = easy to edit Cropping Remove red-eye Editing software Picasso Photoshop Windows photo gallery Windows Live Essentials Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

19 Online Editing Kodak Gallery Shutterfly Flickr Edit tools for: Cropping Resizing, Red-eye removal Special effects Add borders Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

20 Printing and Sharing Photos Pictbridge Camera connects directly to printer USB connection or special dock Portable printer Limited editing Kiosks Built-in editing Print only what you want USB or Firewire Memory card Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

21 Online Printing and Sharing Personal image sharing sites Share photos with friends Order photos Flickr Tag with keywords Linked to other images Public vs. private Geotagging Creative Commons licensing Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

22 Creative Commons - Creativecommons.org A project that has been developed as a way to increase sharing and collaboration by specifying how images and other materials are used. Allows users to designate the copyright terms of their images. One of the first institutions to embrace this idea was the Smithsonian Institution. Visit Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

23 Key Terms pictBridge 4 Things You Need to Know Photo Editing Software Printing photos Kiosks Online printing and sharing sites Running Project Use the internet to compare the cost and quality of photo prints from several home photo printers, online services, and local retailers. Create a chart comparing them. Include cost per print, sizes available, finish available, expected lifespan of prints, and water resistance. When might you choose to use each of these methods for prints? Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

24 Article 4 – Making Sense of Sound Objective 4 – Recognize different audio files types. Sound plays an important role in the multimedia experience. We listen to songs on our portable media players, use speech to control our computers and video games, and are alerted to new e- mail with a ding. This article examines the differences in several audio file types, and compare various media player programs and speech recognition programs. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

25 Audio File Types MP3 Compressed format High quality and small 1/10 th the size of a CD file.mp3 AAC iTunes Playstation 3, Nintendo, Wii Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

26 Audio File Types Windows Media Audio Files Video game Real media files (RAM) Digital rights management Controls usage of files Digital media files eBooks Videos Music Digital Millennium Copyright Act Illegal to remove DRM Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

27 Music Software Organize and play multimedia files iTunes Apple Computer to iPod Podcasts Windows Media Player Included with Windows Winamp Media Player Free or Pro version Winamp Remote Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

28 Speech Recognition Dial cell phone Use a computer without a keyboard Windows 7 Video games Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

29 Key Terms digital rights managements MP3 podcast speech recognition 4 Things You Need to Know MPS Digital rights management Media programs Speech recognition Running Project Use Windows Help and Support to research speech recognitions. What are the ways you can use speech recognition on your computer? What are the advantages to using this feature? What are the disadvantages? Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

30 Article 5 – You Ought to be in Pictures Objective 5 – Describe several ways to create videos. It’s estimated that one-third of all Internet traffic is video, and that number is expected to rise. Creating, viewing, and sharing video isn’t very different from handling any other media, except video files tend to be larger and require more storage and bandwidth. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

31 Screen Capture Video of computer screen How-to video No need for camera Jing and Screencast-O-Matic Machinima Webcams and Video Conferences IM AIM Skype Long distance chats, connect classrooms, collaboration Two-way interaction requirements Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

32 Webcasting Pandacam from National Zoo in DC (right) One-way process Video-stream live or pre-recorded Streaming = play immediately Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

33 Video Cameras Webcams record video – in front of computer Away from computer – cell phone, digital camera Best quality – stand alone video camera Upload video to computer Edit, store, share Megapixels, storage, zoom Media options Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

34 Sharing Video DVD, online, Blu-ray Editing programs Captions, credits, titles, fades, music DVD or Web YouTube – video sharing Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

35 YouTube- Professionals post as well. Go to Youtube.com./news. What are the top stories today? What news organizations have videos on YouTube? Are there any news organizations you’re not familiar with? Youtube.com./news Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

36 Key Terms screen capture streaming webcam webcasting 4 Things You Need to Know Screen capture software Webcams Wecasting YouTube Running Project Use the Internet to research digital video cameras. Select a model in the same price range as the point-and- shoot camera you researched earlier. Compare the video capabilities of the two cameras. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

37 1.Click Windows Start button 2.All programs 3.Windows Live 4.Windows Live Movie Maker. How To – Use Windows Movie Maker Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

38 1.Home tab 2.Insert student CD in drive. 3.Click Add videos and photos button. 4.Locate the files for the Chapter 4 How To. 5.Open beach.wmv Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

39 1.Home tab, click Title 2.Type A Day at the beach 3.Adjust the Text Duration time to 7.00 seconds 4.Choose the Scroll effect 5.Move to the end of the video, follow the same procedure to add your name to the Credits. 6.Click the Play button. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

40 1.Home tab, click Add videos and photos button 2.Click Student CD in left pane. 3.Locate and select the picture of a boat. Click Open. 4.Drag the picture between the Title and video clip. 5.Follow the same procedure to add the seagull photo before the credits. 6.Click the boat image, click the Animation tab and select the Wheel transition. 7.Click seagull image, click the Visual Effects tab, and apply the 3D ripple effect. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

41 1.Drag the slider in the preview area to 17 seconds at the point when the scene changes from swings to beach. 2.Right-click this point on the Storyboard and choose Split. 3.Drag the image to the boat between the clips. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

42 1.Preview the movie. 2.Select the first video clip. 3.Click the Edit tab 4.Slide the Video volume button all the way to the left to turn off the sound. 5.Do the same for the second video clip. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

43 1.Click the Home tab. 2.Click the Add Music arrow. 3.Click Add Music. 4.Add the slapstick mp3 file from the student CD. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

44 1.Home tab, in the Sharing group, select the settings based on the purpose of your movie. 2.For this exercise, choose for or instant messaging.. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

45 1.Save file as Lastname_Firstname_ch04_MyMovie.wmv. 2.Click Play. 3.Close Movie maker. 4.Save the project as Lastname_Firstname_ch04_MyMovie.eimp. 5.Submit to instructor Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

46 Article 6 – On the Move with Technology Objective 6 – Compare portable media players, PDAs, and smartphones. Digital mobile devices allow us to take technology with us everywhere we go. These mobile devices range from small inexpensive MP3 players to multifunction devices costing hundreds of dollars. The rate at which technology advances is staggering. Apple’s release of the iPod in 2001 changed the way we listen to music forever, and less than a decade later, the iPod has also changed how we watch videos, share photos, and much more. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

47 Portable Media Players MP3 players Songs, podcasts, videos, games Plug-into computer, home stereo, car Flash memory capacities Built-in games, internet access. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

48 Apple and Microsoft hard drive and flash-based media players Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

49 PDA and Smartphones Handheld computers Designed for business Calendar, contacts, organizer, calculator Small in size with longer battery life For example, the blackberry Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

50 Smartphones Blend PDA, phone, and portable media player Business and personal markets Download programs Network carriers transfer speed Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

51 Mobility Amazon kindle Sony Reader Barnes and Noble Nook Apple iPad Cell phones with SMS and MMS Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

52 E-Waste Efficient and ecofriendly use of computers and electronics Good for environment and saves money E-waste = old computers, cell phone, TVs, VCRs CRT Monitors – no landfills eCycling electronics epa.gov/osw/conserve/materials/ecycling/ epa.gov/osw/conserve/materials/ecycling/ Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

53 Key Terms e-waste MPS player PDA portable media player smartphone 4 Things You Need to Know Portable Media Players Flash-Based Hard Drive Multifunction Devices Running Project Use the Internet to research the latest smartphones. Select two models. Create a table comparing the features of each. Write a summary explaining which you prefer and why. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

54 Article 7 – What Can I Do With Knowledge about Digital Devices and Multimedia? Objective 7 – Identify careers related to digital devices and multimedia. Health Care Graphics Engineering and science Photojournalism Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

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56 Chapter 4 Objectives Recap 1.Explain the features of various types of digital cameras. 2.Compare different methods of transferring images from a digital camera. 3. List several ways to edit and print photos. 4. Recognize different audio file types. 5. Describe several ways to create videos. 6. Compare portable media players, PDAs, and smartphones. 7. Identify the careers related to digital devices and multimedia. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology

57 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher. Printed in the United States of America. Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Copyright ©2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall Visualizing Technology


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