Hypermedia and Multimedia

Modified: 2021-02-24

Today, everyone is familiar with and uses multimedia, almost without thinking about it. But, it's good to look back some 50 years to how hypermedia and, later, multimedia began and became so ubiquitous. The path was incremental and depended on software and hardware improvements. Among those were the personal computer itself; it became more and more powerful. The Internet gave both a big boost although, it too, had to become faster. Storage at all levels: personal computers and Internet servers, had to become larger. Streaming video, taken for granted now, only became possible after technologies matured.

Hypertext and Multimedia

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