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A MULTIMEDIA DATABASE FOR AN ADVANCED TELESHOPPING APPLICATION

D. Maino, F. Mercalli, R. Negrini
1993 Database Systems for Advanced Applications '93  
This paper illustrates some issues arising when designing an advanced teleshopping system based on a multimedia database.  ...  The high quality of multimedia data and the high flexibility of the data model required by such a system make the ESSAI multimedia database a rather advanced prototype.  ...  of a teleshopping application.  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789814503730_0051 fatcat:3mvuzuv2qzazldbmzmteiccllq

Page 74 of Library & Information Science Abstracts Vol. , Issue 4 [page]

1994 Library & Information Science Abstracts  
A scheme for teleshopping for elderly social service clients was developed and test in Gateshead and Bradford, UK. Both schemes included information services and met with considerable success.  ...  (SE) 9404539 Computer technology and human services in the 90s: advancing theory and practice: teleshopping and social services in the United Kingdom. M. Cahill.  ... 

German infobahn trials for the residential customer: Technological and conceptual analysis

Lutz Kolbe, Walter Brenner
1997 Telematics and informatics  
In Germany, one of the technologically most advanced countries in Europe with a high quality telecommunication network, six pilot projects are underway.  ...  In addition, the political funding based on the "multimedia" hype adds to the current uncertain situation. 0 1997 Elsevier Science Ltd  ...  An example for software is the multimedia database, such as the Oracle MediaServer. On the hardware side, the video and customer administration server are noteworthy.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0736-5853(96)00029-9 fatcat:v7wuybcsjnhbjaz6vyy555zfe4

Special issues on multimedia communication services

Thomas Sikora, Hong Ren Wu
2001 Circuits, systems, and signal processing  
Indexing, browsing, and access/retrieval of multimedia in an efficient/effective way is no longer a novelty.  ...  Multimedia (audio, text, graphics, images, video, animation, music) play a key role in web-based online services such as teleshopping, e-commerce, banking, stock market transactions, travel, video mail  ...  It has applications in multimedia communications, educational agents, and synthetic actors in movies and games.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf01201402 fatcat:2baz2mknife5pazbjkh7hxcfxy

Current and Emerging Applications [chapter]

Wolfgang Klas, Arjen de Vries, Christian Breiteneder
1997 Multimedia Databases in Perspective  
However, a broad range of public multimedia applications, for example, product catalogs for teleshopping, subscription services for multimedia products (titles, publications, etc.), virtual travel agency  ...  processing is a quite natural and general application domain for multimedia databases.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-0957-0_2 fatcat:kqqh4j7jkzdvvmd2vwqwzq5vry

Multimedia services for distant work and education in an IP/ATM environment

D. Fernandez, A.B. Garcia, D. Larrabeiti, A. Azcorra, P. Pacyna, Z. Papir
2001 IEEE Multimedia  
68 We developed, tested, and evaluated multimedia distant education applications running over an IPv6/ATMbased broadband access network.  ...  Although within an internal network it's possible to find advanced high-quality tele-education services, the most common communication infrastructure for exterior sites is based on Internet and/or Integrated  ...  during the usability evaluation of the BTI application setup.  ... 
doi:10.1109/93.940002 fatcat:cw7qyekhgbek5p4zpkiezc3wam

The European Union and Serials Publishing: Impact and Influence

Bernard Smith
1996 Serials: The Journal for the Serials Community  
Like the USA and japan, the European Union has dewloped initiatives to address the implications of the increasing importance of infinnation as a strategic resource.  ...  from ahelopments in information and communications technologies: job security; skill requirements and human resources etc, the EU strategy is also focused on keeping EU businesses competitive through a  ...  In the consumer market, a plethora of services is predicted to emerge, which will range from home banking and teleshopping to an almost unlimited choice of entertainment on demand.  ... 
doi:10.1629/09251 fatcat:om3qw4ohcbgupmvzwczodx4nsq

Multimedia information broadcasting using digital TV channels

L. Atzori, F.G.B. De Natale, M. Di Gregorio, D.D. Giusto
1997 IEEE transactions on broadcasting  
In this paper, the structure of a new system to broadcast multimedia information within a digital TV channel is outlined.  ...  The proposed scheme is based on the DSM-CC functions, and uses a newly developed protocol that allows to efficiently convey multimedia information.  ...  Paolo Dettori for useful discussions and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1109/11.632897 fatcat:eeuz7wmbt5adtduidisuxcr3hi

From World-Wide Web to information superhighway

François Fluckiger
1996 Computer networks and ISDN systems  
However, it allows navigation through multimedia an image synchronised with the playout of a sound.  ...  The optical fibre may suited for handling a variety of applications with a very close pedestal.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0169-7552(95)00112-3 fatcat:kfviga7hpjflbmlrxv4gjwkiyi

Using design patterns to build a framework for multimedia networking

Just A. van den Broecke, James O. Coplien
2002 Bell Labs technical journal  
An example of the Pluggable Factory pattern in MediaBuilder.  ...  Introduction Advances in broadband networking and multimedia computing are expected to open a wealth of new applications, such as teleshopping, video on demand, and teleconferencing.  ...  A database holds a repository of components that can be reused in different applications.  ... 
doi:10.1002/bltj.2040 fatcat:q6frn467trhu5m4x2hriszgoqq

New Visions of Information Technology and Postmodernism: Implications for Advertising and Marketing Communications [chapter]

Alladi Venkatesh
1996 The Information Superhighway and Private Households  
As part of the information highway, multimedia, interactivity, and virtual environments are the mechanisms for delivering image, test arid sound data in which the user interacts with the databases using  ...  Teleshopping: Teleshopping promises consumers the ability to purchase goods and services through the TV set.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-48423-0_27 fatcat:p454savms5h2po6wo2juv5pstu

Computerized information processing in the private household: First outlook on business impacts

Walter Brenner, Lutz Kolbe
1995 Telematics and informatics  
The residential applications for the household can be subdivided into several main types, all of which are based on a common technological infrastructure.  ...  There is a particular tendency to identify the private household as a significant target group for technology and content providers.  ...  Some of them are already in place elsewhere, e.g. teleshopping, but nowhere are they realized simultaneously and under the utilization of this advanced technology.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0736-5853(95)00004-q fatcat:5qq6f2v7qjaajciyspuxrn2wam

Das UIMS THESEUS [chapter]

Matthias Muth, Thomas Neumann
1989 GI — 19. Jahrestagung I  
OnTheMove defines a Mobile Application Support Environment (MASE) providing support for applications running on mobile devices.  ...  This architecture includes a mobile application programming interface, Mobile API, that hides the heterogeneity of underlying networks and user equipment as well as the mobility related functions as such.The  ...  Core for Multimedia and Embedded Control EURICO is an acronym for a complete platform for applications in the area of multimedia, telecommunication, embedded control.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-75177-6_15 dblp:conf/gi/MuthN89 fatcat:ompftklj4jafnmlua7v64pzouq

InterShop: Enhancing the Vendor/Customer Dialectic in Electronic Shopping

James B. Baty, Ronald M. Lee
1995 Journal of Management Information Systems  
LEE ping, hypertext, hypermedia, multimedia, heterogeneous databases, object-oriented databases.  ...  Conclusion and Future Work WITH RESPECT TO THE APPLICATION PROBLEM DOMAIN, the research contribution is an improved paradigm for the design of electronic markets.  ... 
doi:10.1080/07421222.1995.11518058 fatcat:ovlutzdqabb3fbh7j4zlc632pi

Multimedia Conferencing services in an open distributed environment [chapter]

Peter Leydekkers, Valérie Gay
1994 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The thesis then focused on the ODP computational and engineering viewpoint and ODP concepts for multimedia were detailed.  ...  This overview gave insight in various (often different) solutions for the DPE. Special attention was paid to multimedia concepts present in these DPEs.  ...  In many Research and Development environments advanced application scenarios for multimedia collaboration can be observed.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-58494-3_28 fatcat:fhna5c7woze6lllhb2vy6n3drq
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