Re: Synchronized...

Chris Adie (
3 Dec 93 16:32:10 GMT

Thus wrote "Q. Alex Zhao" <> on Thu, 25 Nov 93 13:12:33 EST:

> Can X-Mosaic handle "synchronized media"? Basically, I want the
> following effect:
> - There's a link; when I click on it, I will get a MPEG movie _AND_
> some audio information.
> - Based on the first one, can the audio part somehow synchronize with
> the video part at some certain points, like there may be some
> interesting points in the video, and when I see one, I will hear the
> corresponding audio explanation...
> Can Mosaic do these?

Not really, no. I'm currently trying to write a proposal to RARE to
add better multimedia presentation facilities to WWW along the lines of
John Larmouth's message and yours. The list will have a chance to
review it in January some time (I hope!).


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