TOPIC 6: APPLICATION SOFTWARE - Coggle Diagram
TOPIC 6: APPLICATION SOFTWARE
Specialized Applications (cont.)
Variety of media
Multimedia authoring programs
Create multimedia presentations
Bring together video, audio, graphics and text elements into interactive framework
Corporation use the web to reach new customer.
Individuals create their own personal site, called blog.
Can be divided into:
a. Website design
Interactive multimedia form of communication.
Create a graphical map of overall design.
Add multimedia element like animation using flash movie.
b. Web authoring program
Web pages are typically HTML documents.
Word processors can create simple HTML documents.
Web authoring programs known as Web page editors or HTML editors.
Advanced web site design
Creates HTML coding
Attempts to stimulate human senses thought processes, and actions.
Learning from past experience
Help people and organizations become more productive.
Types of AI
a. Virtual reality
Artificial or stimulated reality
Generated in 3D computer by a computer.
Commonly known as VR, artificial reality or virtual environments.
Second Life from Linden Labs
b. Knowledge-based Systems
Artificial intelligence that uses a database for assistance.
Database is known as a knowledge base
Facts, rules to relate the facts and user input to formulate recommendations or decisions.
Many use "fuzzy logic"
The field of study concerned with developing and using robots.
Mimic motor activities of living things
Types of robots
Perception system robots
6.4 Mobile Apps
Add-on features for mobile devices including smartphones, netbooks and tablets.
Shopping or business
Usually can be downloaded via Apple Store or Google Playstore.
6.5 Software Suite
A software suite or application suite, is a collection of computer programs - usually application software or programming software - of related functionality, often sharing a more-or-less common user interface and some ability to smoothly exchange data with each other.
Sometimes software "suites" are at a lower price than buying each of "suite" programs.
Adobe Creative Suite
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite
6.6 Application Software for Communication
Allow user to connect with other computers or mobile devices via text, video or audio formats in either a synchronous or asynchronous manner.
Some means of communication, such as email, are asynchronous, Web conferencing and video chat are synchronous - allowing all parties to communicate in real-time.
Some communication software is only available for mobile devices; others can be used on computers as well.
Types of communication
Video Chat - ie: Skype, Facetime, ooVoo
Video messaging - ie: Glide, Samba
Web conferencing - ie: Adobe connect
Email - ie: Microsoft Outlook, Gmail, Yahoo! Mail
Messenger - Facebook messenger, WhatsApp, BeeTalk, Snapchat, Telegram
6.6 Application Software for Communication (cont)
Voice over Internet Protocol or VoIP allows user to communicate with others over the Internet without using phones.
User can communicate directly from one computer to another, usually at no charge, or connect to a cell phone or landline for a small fee. For example, user only pay the internet line fee.
Some application allow user for group video chat.
Available for Windows, Mac, Linux and mobile devices.
With a webcam on computer, you can video chat with up to 10 people at once or even send a video message.
Runs on all Apple products; iPhone, iPad, iPod.
iOS 12 and onwards allow group video chat and called as 'Group Facetime'
Multi-platform, albeit with less features for Mac.
Use ooVoo to video chat with up to 12 contacts, send video messages, swap screens and send files.