Media in information systems can be used to improve how users understand the information presented. This could mean including interactive animations or simply using different fonts to break up large passages of text.
Text is very important, as it will be the basis of an information system. A variety of different text fonts and colours can be used:
A variety of fonts and colours will be very beneficial to the user of the information system. This could simply make the layout more appealing to a younger user, make recurring features like links easier to spot. It can be vital in ensuring people who are blind or partially sighted, or who have other accessibility requirements, can read the information.
Audio can be used in many different ways to improve the user experience.