Multimedia: the newest of genres.
The newest genre combines hands on reading with computer interaction, video support. The story is not complete without the additional visual and auditory enhancements of the different chapters (scenes).
Multimedia often uses a combination of different content forms such as text, audio, still images, animation, video, and interactive content forms. Innovative combinations can be recorded and played, displayed or accessed by processing devices, such as computerized and electronic devices.
According to the Tech Terms Dictionary, multimedia is “the integration of multiple forms of media including text, graphics, audio, video, etc.
[ Source: Integration of Multiple Forms of Media Jul 1, 2009 Jo Murphy]