Archive by Author | David H Deans

Virtual and Augmented Reality M&A Outlook for 2017

VR and AR market research

Where the Digi-Capital ‘Augmented and Virtual Reality Report Q1 2017’ deals database tracked $1.5 billion investments in the last 12 months up to Q1 2017, there was only $600 million of M&As in the same period.

Source: Digi-Capital

Search Engine Optimization Tops List for Digital Marketers

search engine optimization market research

Search continued to lead digital marketing efforts for companies worldwide in 2016. And this was the case in spite of internet users’ widespread engagement with social.

Source: eMarketer

How Cognitive Systems will Empower the Firm of the Future

Cognitive Systems market research

What will be a key core competency for successful companies in the Future? Transactional activity will be almost entirely automated — algorithms and machine learning will simultaneously reduce the need for routine interactions while opening up new avenues for customer engagement.

Source: Bain & Company

New Technology Startup Market Outlook in Europe

Europe startup market research

European startups are now taking the lead in artificial intelligence, building new tech hubs, and drawing investment from traditional industrial stalwarts. Last year, a record-setting $13.6 billion was invested in Europe’s tech sector, compared with $2.8 billion in 2011.

Source: Project Syndicate

Online Adults in UK Double Their Usage of Digital Video

UK online video market research

Adults in the UK will spend an average of 53 minutes per day watching digital video this year, that’s more than double what it was five years ago. By 2019, 10.1% of daily media time, and almost 20.0% of daily time spent with digital activities, will be devoted to watching digital video.

Source: eMarketer

‘TV as a Service’ Revenue Will Reach $1.5 Billion in 2021

video TV entertainment market research

Video entertainment has evolved. ABI Research evaluates expectations of the TV as a Service (TVaaS) business model, and finds that TVaaS revenues will grow from 10% in 2016 to 35% of video software revenues in 2021.

Source: ABI Research