Over the last few years Multimedia Systems have grown to a massive industry involving several technologies including image, video and audio processing, information retrieval, integration generation and manipulation of different media as well as media synthesis. This module will provide an understanding of these media, their creation, integration and processing and give a good overview about how state-ot-the art multimedia systems are built and work. The course also gives a quick view on the most important standards tor compression and coding of multimedia, as well as content description interfaces.