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Multimedia Tools and Applications

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 5–22 | Cite as

MediaTouch: A Native Authoring Tool for MHEG-5 Applications

  • Claudio Marchisio
  • Pietro Marchisio
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Abstract

MediaTouch is a visual based authoring tool for creating MHEG-5 applications. It is based on the native approach, which enables the author to operate at the level of MHEG-5 objects, in order to get the most out of the standard's features. Specialized editing functions facilitate the author's work, especially when setting properties such as the hierarchical structure of an application, dynamic behavior and appearance of objects. The paper introduces the problem of authoring multimedia applications, motivating the adoption of a standard solution, and explaining the functionality of MediaTouch, and in so doing, providing an example of use.

multimedia standards MHEG-5 authoring multimedia applications 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudio Marchisio
    • 1
  • Pietro Marchisio
    • 1
  1. 1.CSELT—Centro Studi e Laboratori Telecomunicazioni S.p.A.TurinItaly

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