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Adobe Flash technology is very useful in the field of variable data publishing. We can embed fonts, dynamically adjust and resize variable elements and apply a large amount of filters and effects to create seamless compositions of both static and dynamic elements.

Below is an interactive demonstration which shows an example of dynamic imaging applied to video footage. Here we dynamically include the following graphic in our video:

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"Augmented Reality" allows us to super impose our own digital art on top of a live video stream.

In the example below we augment a live web camera feed with a 3D animation .

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Google hosts a terrific Ajax language Application Programming Interface (API), which allows developers to integrate Google’s translate.google.com service into their own applications.

We don’t have to use the Ajax API in order to take advantage of this service. Google allow access to the API via url calls–supplied with GET or POST url variables. Please click here to view the developers guide for this process. Using this method we can access the translation service from any programming language capable of calling a url. In the example below we will use PHP.

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Sometimes it is convenient to listen to a book in audio format rather than to read it. This way we can take advantage of driving, cooking or exercise time to listen to books. This technique is also useful for reading technical documents, blog posts or other articles with little emphasis on graphics.

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Australia has faced many challenges establishing an internet presence. The large size and rough terrain of the Australian continent have been significant drawbacks as well as our distance from the rest of the world. Despite these setbacks internet usage in the home has quadrupled since 1998 and business internet usage is as high as 99.9%.

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