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Investigating multimedia products

A multimedia product uses a combination of images, words and sounds to present information. Multimedia is increasingly being used in education, advertising and entertainment.

What is multimedia?

Computer games, websites and DVDs combine text, sound, images and video to present information.

Text, sound, image and video are known as multimedia components.

The combination of these components is multimedia.

Multimedia can be used to convey information to people effectively. It has brought fundamental changes to the way people learn, play and find information.

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