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.
13 Nov 2014  |  Global
M&A in Full Swing; Leader Spot in Multiscreen Up for Grabs; Cloud, HEVC and Monetization Top of Mind
This research service covers video transcoders which are used to transform digital video into a multitude of content packages for a variety of distribution scenarios. The market is analysed through the production transcoding and multiscreen transcoding segments. Evaluation of the market includes revenue forecasts and demand for solutions over a per...
31 Dec 2014  |  Global
Traditional Dichotomy Between Walled Garden and Open-source Products Gives Way to Middle Ground of Configurable Solutions
This research service covers learning management systems, which are used to enhance the educational experience using state-of-the-art digital media technology. The market is analyzed in academic and corporate segments. Evaluation of the market includes revenue forecasts and demand for the solutions over the period spanning 2013 through 2018, with 2...
10 Feb 2015  |  Global
Demand for Turnkey Video Solutions Soars as Video Becomes a First-class Citizen in the Enterprise
This study provides a detailed analysis of the global enterprise video encoders and transcoders market. The base year is 2013, and the forecast period is from 2014 to 2020. Metrics provided include drivers, restraints, segmentation by region, segmentation by vertical, and segmentation by form factor. Verticals covered include education, corporate, ...
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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15 Dec 2014  |  Global
Tumult Gives Way to Steady Growth Driven by Growing Monetization and Piracy Tracking Applications
This insight provides an overview of the global digital media watermarking and fingerprinting markets. Watermarking aims to control and monitor piracy by securely and invisibly embedding identifiable information into audio and/or video content. Fingerprinting enables content identification and facilitates content indexing for a variety of automatio...
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22 Sep 2015  |  Global
Low Penetration and Soaring Growth Rates Make HEVC a Hotbed of Innovation, But also of Uncertainty
This insight provides 5-year forecasts for the sale of professional encoders and transcoders in the M&E ecosystem. Elect vendors are highlighted that stand out in the 2014 to 2015 timeframe on account of a strong value proposition and consequent market leadership. This insight also provides select base year numbers and forecasts for HEVC-enabled de...
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29 Oct 2013  |  North America
Digitization and Increase in HD services Render DTT Services Attractive in a Sluggish Economy
This insight provides country-by-country subscriber data for DTT and forecasts for DTT equipment such as DTT-enabled set top boxes and IDTVs. It provides drivers and restraints for DTT vis-a-vis Pay TV and Internet TV alternatives. It also discusses relevant technical trends including compression formats and transmission standards.
10 Dec 2013  |  North America
Demand for Video Anywhere, Anytime Drives the VOD Market
With rising demand for video-on-demand (VOD) content on multiple devices and made accessible at any time, the VOD industry has grown exponentially in the last 3 years. This market insight covers emerging global trends in this industry. It measures VOD content by number of subscribers and titles streamed, and it is further segmented by the different...
11 Jan 2014  |  North America
Technology Vendors Innovating Aggressively as Service Providers Seek to Reap Benefits of Improved Compression Efficiency
Markets across the board, from content creation and editing to display and rendering, are evaluating the impact that High-efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) will create on their businesses over time. Encoder and transcoder vendors are expected to focus on innovation to establish early leadership and brand value in this new and lucrative field, while se...
11 Jun 2015  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Multiscreen Video Growing Rapidly in MENA; DAM and DRM Technologies are Gaining Importance as a Result
This market presents the Industry Outlook on TV Everywhere in Middle East and North Africa Region outlining the trends in business models and technology for multiscreen video distribution. The insight presents an indepth analysis of the ecosystem, types of business models for over-the-top and multiscreen video distribution in the region, technolog...