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Development of the design information centre: Multimedia Assets for Industrial Design (MAID)

Selley, Gordon and Gaved, Mark (1998). Development of the design information centre: Multimedia Assets for Industrial Design (MAID). Computer Networks and ISDN Systems, 30(13) pp. 1209–1222.

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The Design Information Centre is a multimedia database which has been designed to support the activities of Industrial Product Designers throughout Europe. It is one component of the Multimedia Assets for Industrial Design (MAID) project, the other component being the Design Services Centre, which is not discussed here in detail. The work in progress includes a description of the user data services, the multimedia data types, user interface issues, database construction, and the intended user networks. This paper provides a general outline of the project: its aims and objectives, the innovative application of technology, and the underlying network structures.

Item Type: Article
Copyright Holders: 1998 Elsevier Science B.V.
ISSN: 0169-7552
Keywords: multimedia; industrial design; information engineering; virtual reality; European community
Academic Unit/School: Learning Teaching and Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning Teaching and Innovation (LTI)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 30691
Depositing User: Mark Gaved
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2012 13:19
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2017 11:16
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