The multimedia databases are used to store multimedia data such as images, animation, audio, video along with text. This data is stored in the form of multiple file types like .txt(text), .jpg(images), .swf(videos), .mp3(audio) etc.
The multimedia database stored the multimedia data and information related to it. This is given in detail as follows −
This is the multimedia data that is stored in the database such as images, videos, audios, animation etc.
Media format data
The Media format data contains the formatting information related to the media data such as sampling rate, frame rate, encoding scheme etc.
Media keyword data
This contains the keyword data related to the media in the database. For an image the keyword data can be date and time of the image, description of the image etc.
Media feature data
Th Media feature data describes the features of the media data. For an image, feature data can be colours of the image, textures in the image etc.
There are many challenges to implement a multimedia database. Some of these are: