Animation

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Animation

The rapid showing of still pictures (especially drawings) such that they appear to be moving. In the United States, animation in television and movies has historically been designed to appeal mainly to children, which may affect what commercials are broadcast in their timeslots.
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The animated graphics will welcome to New Orleans tens of thousands of visitors and millions of television viewers who will be watching the BCS National Championship Game between the LSU Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide.
The value of this type of Internet-based learning is that students can take advantage of advanced multimedia technologies, including a combination of text, animated graphics, and audio and video materials -- at their own pace and on their own schedule," said John Blair, CEO and President of class.
Animated graphics increase comprehension and retention, and the training may be started and stopped according the student's schedule.
This product allows the user to add professional quality excitement to their Web site quickly and easily, without going through the time consuming and costly process of creating animated graphics.
Smart Call gives the called party new real-time ways to handle incoming calls, including preconfigured SMS replies and pre-recorded voice responses, and Multimedia Call Completion uses MMS to deliver voice messages immediately to the handset, incorporating attractive visual media that can be personalized, such as animated graphics.
Peak Web Animator enables novice and expert Web authors to add dazzling two- and three-dimensional animated graphics, text, and sound to any Website with no programming knowledge required.
Adapting their tactics, spammers have hijacked legitimate computers to evade reputation filters or randomized image spam graphics with dots, changing sizes, varying colors, and multiple animated graphics.
Normally it is both difficult and expensive to create animated graphics without using the expensive services of graphic designers.
In "I'd Like to Be," the McKids use animated graphics to tell viewers what they want to be when they grow up and encourage viewers to consider their own career dreams.