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Title:
Communication technology update and fundamentals.
Published:
Boston : Focal Press, c2008-
Description:
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Volume/Date Range:
Began with: 11th ed., copyright 2008.
Notes:
Description based on: 11th ed.; title from title page.

Latest issue consulted: 11th ed.

Updates and supplementary material available online at the Communication technology update website.

"In association with Technology, Futures Inc."
Holdings:
Library's holdings: 11th (2008)-
Communication technology update 1070-7417
Other Authors:
Technology Futures, Inc.
ISBN:
9780240814759

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Summary

Summary

New communication technologies are being introduced at an astonishing rate. Making sense of these technologies is increasingly difficult. Communication Technology Update and Fundamentals is the single best source for the latest developments, trends, and issues in communication technology. Featuring the fundamental framework along with the history and background of communication technologies,Communication Technology Update and Fundamentals, 12th editionhelps you stay ahead of these ever-changing and emerging technologies.

As always, every chapter has been completely updated to reflect the latest developments and market statistics, and now covers digital signage, cinema technologies, social networking, and telepresence, in addition to the dozens of technologies explored in the previous edition. The book also features industry structure and regulation, history, and theory along with full coverage of the latest technologies!

The book's companion website (http://commtechupdate.com) offers updated information submitted by chapter authors and offers links to other Internet resources.


Author Notes

Dr. August E. ("Augie") Grant is a technology futurist who specializes in research on new media technologies and consumer behavior.
Jennifer H. Meadows is Associate Professor in the Media Arts Option of the Department of Communication Design at California State University, Chico. She earned her M.A.in Radio, Television and Motion Pictures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Ph.D. in Radio-Television-Film from the University of Texas at Austin. Her teaching and research integrate practical and theoretical concerns related to television production, the relationships between media and users, and changing media behavior in the new media marketplace. In addition to her teaching and research, she is Executive Producer for Milk Crate Productions and is a consultant to media organizations.