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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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 ...
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...