Multimedia & Business – Reference

As I’ve said before, data visualisation is becoming increasingly important as the amount of data grows and grows, yet our ability to consume information hasn’t changed with perhaps thousands of years. To make sense of this information overflow, effective multimedia can be uitlised in creative new ways. A example is the iPad app above, Elements. It’s hailed as one of the best examples of how the new tablet device from Apple can be used. Elements allows a user to rotate an extremely high quality image , in three dimensions, of all the elements on the periodic table. Apparently the creator burned out six high-end cameras taking so many photographs for this task! The effect is amazing:

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