Entertainment and Media
The pervasiveness of media in business is a reality today, redefining the way organizations interact and engage with customers in a way not imagined in the previous decade. Business are gaining the ability to enable cross-platform repurposing and monetization of digital content, creating an extended economy based on television, video, advertising, publishing, mobile and the Internet. Innovation in technologies and system integrator partnerships is crucial to expand growth potential globally.
Frost & Sullivan’s Digital Transformation research and consulting programs look at the advent of newer technologies and their impact on organizations, disrupting old processes and enabling a new horizon of opportunities for companies to turn around old, fragmented business segments into a transformed consumer-centric service approach. Our digital media coverage spans all products and services in the content value chain-- from content acquisition to processing, management, delivery, protection, monitoring, analytics and customer experience.
We work closely with the world’s largest media networks, publishers, agencies, service operators, as well as technology providers and start-ups to help them find their footing in this sea of change. Tailored, customized solutions provide clients with the best strategies for growth, supported by the right key data points researched to meet the client’s needs and the specific engagement. Our research spans broadly across the sector and provides deep insights into specific markets in the most significant areas of IT and the digital media industry.
14 May 2021  |  Global
The COVID-19 Pandemic has Compelled a Shift to Cloud-based Video Workflows for Remote Production and Distribution
The Media and Entertainment (M&E) Video Transcoding Market is Seeing More Opportunity for Virtual Solutions
This Frost & Sullivan study analyzes the global media and entertainment (M&E) video transcoding market (the base year is 2020). Video transcoders are used to convert content from a single input source to a wide array of output formats, definitions, resolutions, and file or live formats. This enables video to be delivered to diverse networked and ha...
03 Mar 2021  |  Global
Survey Respondents Consider Cost and Scaling Networks to be the Biggest Implementation Challenges
Since 2019, low and ultra-low latency video delivery for live streaming has been a hot topic among vendors in the content delivery network (CDN) market. Frost & Sullivan has seen a disconnect between what CDNs are selling and what customers want to deploy, which is the point of this survey sent via email to industry professionals across the media, ...
01 Sep 2020  |  Global
Highlighting Industry Use Cases of Immersive Technology
This industry insight covers the opportunity for 5G in relation to the industry-wide adoption of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology in select use cases. The insight seeks to answer the following questions: What is the status of global 5G deployments? How will 5G help VR/AR technology applications? What are the challenges and...
03 Jun 2020  |  North America
Innovation in Display Technologies, Falling Prices, and the Emergence of Turnkey Solution Providers Drive Growth
Ad spending has been rapidly shifting away from traditional TV, radio, and newspapers to digital media platforms and solutions. Emerging branding/marketing vehicles, including digital signage and interactive kiosks, are gaining traction and hold immense potential for future growth. A key value proposition of signage networks is that they can be dep...
06 May 2020  |  North America
An Assessment of Market Direction to Prepare for the Rebound
Online video platforms (OVPs) play a critical role in delivering online video content to the world. OVPs enable media and entertainment companies including broadcasters, multiple-system operators, publishers, and other content owners to publish, protect, manage, and monetize their digital video assets. OVPs also power the video for online propertie...
16 Apr 2020  |  Global
Assessing Growth Opportunities and Growth Pipelines in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Marketing automation solutions (MAS) constitute the following four functions: campaign management, sales enablement, lead management, and data and analytics. MAS differentiate from marketing process automation solutions, customer relationship management, digital asset management, and email marketing software. MAS serve the small- and medium-sized b...
28 Feb 2020  |  North America
IPTV is the Largest and the Fastest-growing Segment in the Mature STB Market; 4K, HDR, and Voice Assistants are Key Features
The rising consumption of consumer streaming will drive the expansion of the over-the-top (OTT) ecosystem. This has prompted innovation in the global set-top box (STB) market, and streaming STBs will increasingly replace traditional devices throughout the forecast period (2019-2024). Unit shipment is expected to increase from 242.9 million in 2019 ...
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08 Jan 2020  |  North America
4K/HDR and Falling Prices to Drive Market Growth as Competition from Chinese Vendors Intensifies
Falling prices and the demand for next-generation features such as 4K and HDR continue to be the strongest drivers for smart TV sales. Even as the price of the highest-end models continues to rise as screen sizes and device sophistication at the high end continue to grow, there is falling disparity between traditional and smart TV price points at t...
24 Dec 2019  |  North America
4K/HDR/Dolby Atmos will Ensure Continued Relevance of Blu-ray Players and Media Despite Consumer Shift to OTT Streaming Services
Blu-ray technology vendors face significant challenges stemming from the continued momentum of over-the-top (OTT) video streaming—the fastest-growing segment of the home video market. The seemingly inevitable consumer transition from physical disc to digital video content consumption via OTT services is negatively impacting the sales of Blu-ray p...
12 Dec 2019  |  North America
Vendors Must Target Opportunities in the Enterprise Segment and Leverage the Broader Mobility and Cloud Computing Trends
The PC market will continue to decline over the forecast period. Market saturation in developed markets is a significant barrier to growth. Brutal price competition and ongoing pressure from competing alternative devices negatively impact the long-term market outlook. The PC market faces persistent challenges from rapidly changing consumer PC buyin...