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Multimedia

Multimedia is content that uses a combination of different content forms such as text, images, animations and interactive content. Multimedia contrasts with media that use only rudimentary computer displays such as text-only or traditional forms of printed or hand-produced material. Multimedia can be recorded and played, interacted with or accessed by information content processing devices, such as computerized and electronic devices, but can be part of a live performance. Multimedia devices are electronic media devices used to experience multimedia content. Multimedia is distinguished from mixed media in fine art. In the early years of multimedia the term "rich media" was synonymous with interactive multimedia, "hypermedia" was an application of multimedia; the term multimedia was coined by singer and artist Bob Goldstein to promote the July 1966 opening of his "LightWorks at L'Oursin" show at Southampton, Long Island. Goldstein was aware of an American artist named Dick Higgins, who had two years discussed a new approach to art-making he called "intermedia".

On August 10, 1966, Richard Albarino of Variety borrowed the terminology, reporting: "Brainchild of songscribe-comic Bob Goldstein, the'Lightworks' is the latest multi-media music-cum-visuals to debut as discothèque fare." Two years in 1968, the term "multimedia" was re-appropriated to describe the work of a political consultant, David Sawyer, the husband of Iris Sawyer—one of Goldstein's producers at L'Oursin. In the intervening forty years, the word has taken on different meanings. In the late 1970s, the term referred to presentations consisting of multi-projector slide shows timed to an audio track. However, by the 1990s'multimedia' took on its current meaning. In the 1993 first edition of Multimedia: Making It Work, Tay Vaughan declared "Multimedia is any combination of text, graphic art, sound and video, delivered by computer; when you allow the user – the viewer of the project – to control what and when these elements are delivered, it is interactive multimedia. When you provide a structure of linked elements through which the user can navigate, interactive multimedia becomes hypermedia."The German language society Gesellschaft für deutsche Sprache recognized the word's significance and ubiquitousness in the 1990s by awarding it the title of German'Word of the Year' in 1995.

The institute summed up its rationale by stating " has become a central word in the wonderful new media world". In common usage, multimedia refers to an electronically delivered combination of media including video, still images and text in such a way that can be accessed interactively. Much of the content on the web today falls within this definition; some computers which were marketed in the 1990s were called "multimedia" computers because they incorporated a CD-ROM drive, which allowed for the delivery of several hundred megabytes of video and audio data. That era saw a boost in the production of educational multimedia CD-ROMs; the term "video", if not used to describe motion photography, is ambiguous in multimedia terminology. Video is used to describe the file format, delivery format, or presentation format instead of "footage", used to distinguish motion photography from "animation" of rendered motion imagery. Multiple forms of information content are not considered modern forms of presentation such as audio or video.

Single forms of information content with single methods of information processing are called multimedia to distinguish static media from active media. In the fine arts, for example, Leda Luss Luyken's ModulArt brings two key elements of musical composition and film into the world of painting: variation of a theme and movement of and within a picture, making ModulArt an interactive multimedia form of art. Performing arts may be considered multimedia considering that performers and props are multiple forms of both content and media. Multimedia presentations may be viewed by person on stage, transmitted, or played locally with a media player. A broadcast may be a recorded multimedia presentation. Broadcasts and recordings can be digital electronic media technology. Digital online multimedia streamed. Streaming multimedia may be on-demand. Multimedia games and simulations may be used in a physical environment with special effects, with multiple users in an online network, or locally with an offline computer, game system, or simulator.

The various formats of technological or digital multimedia may be intended to enhance the users' experience, for example to make it easier and faster to convey information. Or in entertainment or art, to transcend everyday experience. Enhanced levels of interactivity are made possible by combining multiple forms of media content. Online multimedia is becoming object-oriented and data-driven, enabling applications with collaborative end-user innovation and personalization on multiple forms of content over time. Examples of these range from multiple forms of content on Web sites like photo galleries with both images and title user-updated, to simulations whose co-efficients, illustrations, animations or videos are modifiable, allowing the multimedia "experience" to be altered without reprogramming. In addition to seeing and hearing, haptic technology enables virtual objects to be felt. Emerging technology involving illusions of taste and smell may enhance the multimedia experience. Multimedia may be broadly divided into linear and non-linear categories: Linea

Wendell Morgan

Wendell Morgan is a retired professional Welsh football wing half and outside left who played in the Football League for Brentford, Carlisle United and Gillingham. Though Morgan did not make a first team appearance while with Cardiff City early in his career, his spells with Swansea Town and Newport County made him one of a small group of players who have been contracted to all three South Wales Football League clubs. Morgan began his career with local Gorseinon non-league club Grovesend Welfare, before moving to First Division club Cardiff City in May 1952, he failed to make an appearance for the first team before departing in June 1954. Morgan signed for newly-relegated Third Division South club Brentford in June 1954, after writing a letter to manager Bill Dodgin to request a trial, he spent the 1954–55 season in the reserve team and made the first senior appearance of his career in a 3–0 victory over Crystal Palace on 15 October 1955. He scored five goals. After making five appearances at the beginning of the 1957–58 season, Morgan left the Bees.

He made 49 appearances and scored six goals during just under two years as a first team player at Griffin Park. Morgan signed for Third Division South strugglers Gillingham on a free transfer in September 1957, he established himself in the team, making 38 appearances and scoring four goals, but he could not help the Gills suffering relegation to the Fourth Division at the end of the 1957–58 season. He departed Priestfield in July 1958. Morgan returned home to West Glamorgan to sign for Second Division club Swansea Town for a £5,000 fee in July 1958, he was kept out of the team by fellow outside left Norman Lawson and made just seven appearances during the 1958–59 season. He left Vetch Field in June 1959. Morgan moved across South Wales to join Third Division club Newport County in June 1959, he made 26 league appearances and scored three goals during the 1959–60 season, but the club finished in mid-table mediocrity. He left the club in July 1960. Morgan moved back to England to join Fourth Division club Carlisle United in July 1960.

He scored two goals during his season with the club. Morgan ended his career with Welsh League First Division club Llanelly during the 1961–62 season; as a boy, Morgan represented the Great Britain Boys Clubs team. After his retirement from football, Morgan served as manager at Welsh lower league club Garden Village

Gannawarra Solar Farm

Gannawarra Solar Farm is a photovoltaic solar power station in the Gannawarra Shire, 13 kilometres west of Kerang in the Australian state of Victoria. It generates up to 60 MWdc electricity and exports up to 50.61 MWAC to the National Electricity Market at 66 kV. Solar Choice was the originating developer of the Gannawarra Solar Farm securing the site and development approvals in 2013, it was first connected to the grid by Powercor Australia in April 2018. It is 94.9% owned by Wirsol, a brand of Wircon GmbH and 5.1% owned by the developer Edify Energy who will execute the operations and maintenance contract. It SMA 2500 SC-EV inverters, it was financed in a single package with the Whitsunday Solar Farm and Hamilton Solar Farm, both in Queensland. The engineering and construction was provided by RCR Tomlinson; the Gannawarra Solar Farm is integrated with the Gannawarra Energy Storage System consisting of a 25 MW / 50 MW·h Tesla Powerpack battery. This is being provided through RCR Tomlinson

Nizhalgal Ravi

Nizhalgal Ravi is an Indian film and television actor who has performed in Tamil and Telugu films and serials. He started his career in 1980 with the film Nizhalgal, he has acted in 500 films. Nizhalgal Ravi, an actor in South Indian film industry, started his career under the baton of veteran director Bharathiraja in the Tamil film Nizhalgal which fetched him his sobriquet, he played the role of an aspiring hero who falls in love, a performance which brought him his greatest success, although he has not become a top hero. He has had many character roles including films Vedam Puthithu, Chinna Thambi Periya Thambi, Annamalai and Aasai, he portrayed roles such as those of a ruthless villain, or a back-stabber. He dubbed for Amitabh Bachchan for the program Kaun Banega Crorepati in Tamil, he acted in more than 25 movies in Malayalam during the 80s. He acted in director K. Balachander's telefilm Rayil Sneham, he did his B. A. in Economics in P. S. G. Arts, Coimbatore, he was born as Ravichandran to D. Rajammal in an orthodox family.

He has one son, Rahul. He is the youngest of all his siblings, he has 3 sisters. In the Tamil speaking community, the program "KBC" got huge reception, due to the dubbing voice performed by Nizhalgal Ravi. Nizhalgal Ravi on IMDb

Bold Point

Bold Point is an area of East Providence, Rhode Island protruding into the Providence River. It was home to Providence Dry Dock and Marine Railway Co. around the turn of the 20th century, today is home to Bold Point Park. Bold Point is located in the Watchemoket area of East Providence; the Wampanoags used the shallow water by Bold Point as a ford across the Seekonk River. India Point, on the other side of the river, was Providence's first port, which remained active from 1680 until the Great Depression in the early 20th century, its success was in part due to the large trading businesses of John Brown and his partner, John Francis, who set up in Providence in 1787. Brown built a bridge between India Point and Watchemoket in 1793, while the latter was still part of Rehoboth, Massachusetts. Bold Point was home to maritime businesses including Providence Dry Dock and Marine Railway Co. which operated two patent slips and the first floating dry dock in Narragansett Bay. According to The Providence Journal, from 1884 to 1919, it functioned as "the main ship repair facility in Providence."

The 33-acre body of water between Bold Point and India Point, Green Jacket Shoal, is now Rhode Island's largest ship graveyard due to the businesses on Bold Point. Bold Point is now Bold Point Park, owned by the City of East Providence, it is home to a boat fishing area. In 2017, the City leased the area to Live Nation and RI Waterfront Events to hold concerts there, starting in summer 2017, it is the state's largest outdoor concert venue, with the capacity for about 4,000 attendees

Andrew D. Bernstein

Andrew D. Bernstein is an American sports photographer. Bernstein attended Brooklyn's Midwood High School, his company, Andrew D. Bernstein Associates Photography, Inc. has served as the official photographer for most of Los Angeles's professional sports teams. Bernstein is in his 33rd consecutive season serving as the longest tenured NBA league photographer and official team photographer for the Lakers and Clippers, he has been serving as the official team photographer for the Kings for the past 22 years. Bernstein holds the title of Director of Photography for STAPLES Center and Nokia Theater LA Live since both of the buildings' ribbon cuttings in 1999 and 2007. Bernstein was the team photographer at the Dodgers from 1983–1994. Bernstein has been photographer for the United States Olympic national basketball team since the 1992 "Dream Team", has extensively covered all USA gold medal-winning teams since. Bernstein has worked commercially on advertising campaigns for Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant, Mia Hamm, LeBron James and many others for brands such as Nike, Adidas, Coca-Cola and Icy Hot.

His work has been showcased in many exhibitions over the years. He is only one of four photographers whose work is on permanent display at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA. Bernstein was inducted into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2013. Bernstein is the host of Through The Lens, a regular feature on the Lakers channel on Time Warner Cable SportsNet LA, it is a unique perspective of Lakers history through his photos that Bernstein hosts with a famous guest. NBA Hoop Shots: Classic Moments from a Super Era. David Stern. 1996. ISBN 0-942627-24-5. CS1 maint: others Jackson, Phil. Journey to the Ring: Behind the Scenes with the 2010 NBA Champion Lakers. ISBN 978-0-9823242-2-6. Bryant, Kobe; the Mamba Mentality: How I Play. MCD, 2018. Andrew D. Bernstein Associates Photography Andrew D. Bernstein at the Sports Shooter Academy Through My Lens: The life of NBA Photographer