This tutorial covers SMIL which is the standard for multimedia on the Web.
A D V E R T I S E M E N T
The tutorial covers the current status,implementation and adoption of SMIL.
This includes the incorporation of the new version, SMIL 2.0, into the
Internet Explorer browsers and RealPlayer, and the GRiNS playback and authoring
SMIL (Synchronised Multimedia
Integration language) is a language that describes real-time synchronisation and
playing of multimedia streams within the Web context.SMIL
is an XML-based language recommended by the W3C, the Web Consortium:
As SMIL really adds something new to
Web technology, SMIL could well be the major innovation in the Web since the Web
itself was imagined some 15 years ago.Producing a SMIL document is easy, and
it can be played by the most popular multimedia players.
SMIL is a powerful
tool for remote teaching and e-learning and for many other purposes for
companies on intranet or extranet.