hypermedia

Definitions

Computing

Electronics

  • The use of multimedia tools to interconnect between sources of information. Hypermedia is one of the principal ways to navigate the Internet. For example, when accessing a Web page, when the mouse cursor forms a hand over certain portions of text or graphics, it is usually indicate the presence of a hyperlink. When referring specifically to text, known as hypertext.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a hypertext system that supports the linking of graphics, audio and video elements, and text

Media Studies

  • noun computer software and hardware that supports the linking of graphics, audio and video elements, and text and allows interaction between any of them
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