internet.com
You are in the: Small Business Computing Channelarrow View Sites +
Small Business Technology
» ECommerce-Guide | Small Business Computing | Webopedia | WinPlanet |  »Close
Webopedia.com
Enter a word for a definition... ...or choose a computer category.
 
 

menu
   Home
   Term of the Day
   New Terms
   Pronunciation
   New Links
   Quick Reference
   Did You Know?
   Categories
   Tech Support
   Webopedia Jobs
   About Us
   Link to Us
   Advertising
  

talk to us
   Submit a URL
   Suggest a Term
   Report an Error

internet.com
Developer
International
Internet Lists
Internet News
Internet Resources
IT
Linux/Open Source
Personal Technology
Small Business
Windows Technology
xSP Resources
Search internet.com
Advertise
Corporate Info
Newsletters
Tech Jobs
E-mail Offers
commerce
  Be a Commerce Partner
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

media
Last modified: Thursday, October 30, 2003 

Plural of medium.

(1) Objects on which data can be stored. These include hard disks, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, and tapes.

(2) In computer networks, media refers to the cables linking workstations together. There are many different types of transmission media, the most popular being twisted-pair wire (normal electrical wire), coaxial cable (the type of cable used for cable television), and fiber optic cable (cables made out of glass).

(3) The form and technology used to communicate information. Multimedia presentations, for example, combine sound, pictures, and videos, all of which are different types of media.

E-mail this definition to a colleague

Sponsored listings

Disc Makers: CD Services - CD, CD-ROM and DVD manufacturing, duplication and replication. Ready in as little as 7 days! Blank CDs, DVDs and duplicators also available.

Hoover's: Media Industry Business Intelligence - Provides in-depth business and public/private company information, including profiles, industry overviews, financials, officers, competitors and news.

Full Sail: New Media Education & Training - Come to Full Sail for degree programs in film, music production, digital arts, 3D animation, game design and show production.


For internet.com pages about media . Also check out the following links!

Related Links

Yahoo!'s computer media page
Yahoo!'s directory of computer media.

Sponsored listings

Digi-Key: Search for Filters - Broad-line distributor web site features real-time stock status & pricing, online ordering, RFQ, technical support, product datasheets, photos & more.

Media Mailers: VeriPack - Provides over 7,000 packaging supplies, including high density poly, metallic, and corrugated media mailers, for retail and industrial uses.

Larox: Filters - Supplies high-performance, high-efficiency solid/liquid separation solutions, technologies, and products for the world's process industries.

Clean Sweep Supply: Media Mailers - Supplies a range of mailing equipment and supplies, including envelopes, letter openers, mail carts, mail bags, and mail sealing machines.

One Stop Media Shop: Media Mailers - We specialize in CD Duplication, DVD Duplication, Video Duplication, Mini CD Business Cards, DVD Business Cards, CD DVD Packaging, CD DVD Programming.

related categories

Communications

Data Storage

Multimedia

Telecommunications

related terms

disk

fiber optics

local-area network

mass storage

multimedia

network


webopedia
Give Us Your
Feedback


Shopping
media Products
Compare Products,Prices and Stores

Shop by Category:
Removable Media
3871 Model Matches

Audio and Video Media
1989 Model Matches

Flash Memory
462 Model Matches

CD and DVD Burners
1469 Model Matches

Software
1341 Model Matches



JupiterWeb networks:

internet.comearthweb.comDevx.com graphics.com

Search JupiterWeb:

Jupitermedia Corporation has two divisions:
Jupiterimages andJupiterWeb


Legal Notices, Licensing, Reprints, & Permissions, Privacy Policy.

Jupitermedia Corporate Info | Newsletters | Tech Jobs | Shopping | E-mail Offers