Digital Media Programming Guide

Document Number: 007-1799-060


Written by Patricia Creek and Don Moccia

Illustrated by Dany Galgani and Martha Levine

Production by Ruth Christian

Engineering author contributions by Bent Hagemark, Chris Pirazzi, Angela Lai, Scott Porter, Doug Scott, Mike Travis, Mark Segal, Bryan James, Doug Cook, Nelson Bolyard, Candace Obert, Eric Bloch, Brian Beach, Dan Kinney, and Mike Portuesi

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Silicon Graphics, Indigo, IRIS, OpenGL, and the Silicon Graphics logo are registered trademarks and CHALLENGE, Cosmo Compress, Galileo Video, GL, Graphics Library, Image Vision Library, IndigoVideo, Indigo2, Indigo2 Video, Indy, Indy Cam, Indy Video, IRIS GL, IRIS Graphics Library, IRIS Indigo, IRIS InSight, IRIS IM, IRIX, O2, Personal IRIS, Sirius Video, and VINO are trademarks of Silicon Graphics, Inc. Aware and the Aware logo are registered trademarks and MultiRate is a trademark of Aware, Inc. AVR is a trademark of Audio Visual Research. Betacam and Sony are registered trademarks and Hi-8mm is a trademark of Sony Corporation. Cinepak is a registered trademark of Radius, Inc. IFF 8SVX is a trademark of Amiga/Commodore, Inc. Indeo is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation. Macintosh is a registered trademark and AppleTalk and QuickTime are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. MII is a trademark of Panasonic, Inc. Apple and Microsoft are registered trademarks of Microsoft, Inc. Prosonus is a registered trademark of Prosonus. MIPS and R3000 are registered trademarks of MIPS Technologies, Inc. NeXT is a registered trademark of NeXt Software, Inc. Open Software Foundation is a registered trademark and OSF/Motif is a trademark of the Open Systems Foundation. Sound Blaster is a registered trademark of Creative Technology, Inc. Sound Designer II is a trademark of Digidesign, a division of Avid Technology, Inc. E-mu and SoundFont are registered trademarks of E-mu Systems, Inc. S-VHS is a trademark of JVC, Inc. Sun is a registered trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc. UNIX is a trademark of AT&T Bell Labs. X Window System is a trademark of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.