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.
27 Feb 2018  |  North America
Media Industry Upgrades from HD to 4K/HDR and SDI to IP Will Drive Growth in a Mature Market
The media and entertainment industry has witnessed two waves of transitions that have profoundly impacted and shaped its evolution in recent decades – the shift from analog to digital and the move from SD to HD content. Both transitions were highly consequential to vendors in this space due to the billions of dollars spent globally over the trans...
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22 Feb 2018  |  North America
Platform Differentiation, New Marketing Opportunities, and Innovative Technologies Still Abound in a Mature Market
Video game systems consist of two sub-categories, consoles and handheld devices. A video game console is a preconfigured, ready-to-play, interactive appliance whose primary purpose when connected to a television is video gaming. Examples include Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One. A video game handheld is a self-contained unit with t...
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15 Feb 2018  |  North America
In a Growing Market, Opportunities Arise from Providing Customers Their Preferred Entertainment Ecosystems at a Low Cost
Media streaming devices are connected, unmanaged devices whose primary purpose is to receive on-demand content via the Internet and display it on a television screen. Demand for media streaming devices originally derived from cord-cutters looking for convenient, cost-effective ways to access entertainment content with a lean back experience. Media ...
13 Feb 2018  |  North America
As the Competition Intensifies in the Maturing Smart TVs Space, 4K/HDR will Drive Market Growth
While the overall LCD TV market has reached a certain level of maturity and has been experiencing shipment declines in many regions, the emergence of 4K TVs is driving demand in developed markets as well as price-sensitive countries like China. Unit shipment for the global smart TVs market is expected to increase from 193.7 million in 2017 to 249.9...
09 Feb 2018  |  North America
Tablets for Enterprise Use Cases and OTT Device Utilization Will Spark a Market Turnaround
Tablets are a category of mobile devices that provide advanced capabilities on a larger (6"+) screen, but do not have traditional integrated phone functionality. Tablets run complete operating system software that provide a standardized interface and platform for application developers. Global tablet device unit shipments reached 172 million, a sli...
30 Jan 2018  |  North America
In a Maturing Market, Growth will be Driven by Hybrid Set-top Boxes and Upgrade Cycles for Feature-rich Devices
Set-top box vendors are focused on supporting devices that enable seamless rendering of high-quality video on a powerful user interface. The global set-top box market crossed 300.8 million in unit shipments in 2017 and is expected to grow to 359.2 million units, recording a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.6% (2017–2022). The ongoing analo...
30 Jan 2018  |  North America
Alternate Streaming Media Devices and OTT Services will Challenge Blu-ray Technology; 4K/HDR are Growth Drivers
While physical discs remain a key revenue generator in the home entertainment business, the growing revenue from digital services and the rise of download and over-the-top (OTT) streaming services such as iTunes and Netflix have negatively impacted physical disc sales in the last 4-5 years. Therefore, an overall gradual decline in disc sales throug...
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29 Jan 2018  |  Europe
Personalisation, Automation, and Improving Quality of Experience are the Major Focus Areas for the OTT Video Equipment Ecosystem
The European Over-the-Top (OTT) Video equipment market outlook provides bold perspectives, trends, and predictions in the market for 2017 and 2018. The segments covered include Content Delivery Networks (CDN), Online Video Platform (OVP), Online Video Analytics (OVA), Online Video Advertising Platform (OVAP), and Video Transcoders. The analysis aim...
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29 Jan 2018  |  North America
In a Maturing Market, New Growth Opportunities will Come from the Latest Generation of Portable PCs and the Enterprise Segment
Worldwide PC shipments have been sharply declining over the last 4-5 years. This is due to a combination of factors including market saturation; extended replacement cycles; economic instability in emerging markets; and competition from other consumer devices like smartphones and phablets. The unit shipments for the global PC market is expected to ...
17 Jan 2018  |  Europe
European OTT Video Service Providers Pursuing Market Share Goals Through Strategic Partnerships and Technology Investments
The European Over-the-top (OTT) video executive brief captures the key market highlights of the OTT video services market in Europe over the last quarter, based on Frost & Sullivan’s industry tracker. It gives an insight into the market scenario and growth prospects for key market participants and new entrants and the impact of triple-play and qu...