The entertainment industry is going through a shakeup. Increasing commoditization of access demands a new service-centric approach for network operators, technology vendors and creators of content. Users now demand content on demand, anytime, anywhere, on any device. Broadband proliferation has led to new channels of content distribution and an amazing array of business models that are trying to tap into the lucrative and growing market for next generation digital content services.
From linear to non-linear content delivery, there is a steady move to all-digital-over-IP content delivery which will be based on context, interactivity and personalization. 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.
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. In the media space, we focus on, among other topics:
- Broadcast and Action Cameras and Camcorders
- High definition (HD) and Ultra-High Definition (UHD) Video
- Video Compression (Encoders and Transcoders)
- Digital Asset Management (DAM), Media Asset Management (MAM)
- Online Video Platforms (OVP)
- Content Protection, Digital Rights Management (DRM), Conditional Access Systems (CAS)
- Over-the-top (OTT) Video Services or TV Everywhere
- Pay TV
- Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
- Online Advertising, Online Video Advertising
- Web and Mobile Analytics
- Connected Video Devices
- IP Video Monitoring
- Digital Publishing
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.
28 Jan 2013  |  Global
2012 OVP Market Rapidly Diversifying with Vendors Building Strong Market Niches
Frost & Sullivan defines an online video platform (OVP) as a fee-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) video solution that enables video content owners ingest, transcode, store, manage, protect, publish, syndicate, track and monetize online video. OVPs provide a one-stop shop for video conversion to any online video format and deliver those video file...
07 Jan 2013  |  North America
As H.264 Rules, Speed and Quality Become Key Differentiators; Monetization Remains a Challenge
This research service provides a detailed Market Engineering analysis of the global M&E video transcoders market. The service ranks and explains market drivers and restraints. It also provides forecasts for revenue and unit shipments. The service outlines current distribution channels in addition to forecasting and analyzing market demand. Segmen...
18 Jun 2013  |  North America
Deployment Complexity Remains the Largest Constraint
Transparent caching (TC) is the most cost-effective medium today for service providers to deliver OTT video with the kind of QoS demanded by consumers. This study covers the state of the global TC market, examining the drivers and restraints for growth, pricing, technology, demand, and geographical trends. Market growth by regionNorth America and ...
31 Jul 2014  |  Global
OTT Technologies and Proliferation of Delivery Screens Challenge the Growth of Pure-Play Encoders
This research service examines the global Pay TV video encoders market, highlighting drivers and restraints, unit shipment and revenue forecasts, market shares, geographic differences, pricing trends, and technology trends. The service also includes a discussion of the competitive landscape, including profiles of market leaders, challengers, and em...
15 May 2014  |  Global
Scale-as-You-Grow Paradigm a Crucial Enabler for the Fluid Industry
This market research service provides a detailed market engineering analysis of the global media and entertainment (M&E) solutions in the cloud market. This research service ranks and then explains market drivers and restraints. It also provides revenue forecasts for segments including transcoding, media asset management (MAM), animation, niche ser...
05 May 2014  |  Global
HD, VOD Still Crucial, but Dynamic Ad Insertion is the Key Differentiator
This research service covers the global video and ad insertion server markets, examining drivers and restraints for growth, and pricing, distribution, technology, demand and geographical trends. The market is divided into three segments cable, telco and broadcast. This research analyzes trends and growth potential for each segment, and studies th...
05 May 2014  |  North America
Quality, Latency Remain Paramount but Silicon Levels Playing Field
The broadcast and DTT video encoders market earned almost $322 million in revenue worldwide in 2013. Revenue is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 7.5 percent over the next five years, driven by ongoing digitization in almost every region except North America (NA), upcoming network refresh cycles in fully digitized countries, up...
12 Jun 2014  |  Global
BYOD and Broadband are Transforming Education
This research service provides a detailed market engineering analysis of the global lecture capture systems (LCS) market covering market size, market participants, market demand, trends, competitive landscape, and growth strategies. The service ranks and explains market drivers and restraints. Segment breakdowns are included for grades K-12 and hig...
27 Nov 2014  |  Global
Highly Personalized Video Services Will Underpin the Evolution of Next-Gen Middleware
This global pay TV middleware market study discusses the drivers and restraints to growth, market trends, and technology trends. Global and regional forecasts are also included, along with pricing trends. The base year is 2013 and the forecast period runs to 2020. The market is divided into 3 regions: NALA, EMEA, and APAC, and split into 4 broad se...
12 Dec 2014  |  Global
Growth Spurt in Independent Professionals Segment Will Continue to Propel the Market
Non-linear editing (NLE) is a fairly mature market globally. The democratization of video, the proliferation of video-enabled consumer devices, higher-resolution cameras, and the increasing affordability of NLE solutions have resulted in a new wave of market growth. This research service analyzes the NLE market with a focus on the broadcast, post-p...