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How Streaming Video Demand is Driven by Innovation

streaming video market research

Access to movies (50 percent) is the top reason why consumers pay for streaming video services; viewing complete seasons of TV shows (45 percent) is a close second and has increased 6 points in just six months.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

U.S. Digital Video Streaming Gained Momentum in 2016

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Nielsen conducted an analysis to determine how many U.S. homes own various devices and how data has trended over time. Today, just over 23% of TV homes own a digital streaming device such as an Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast or Roku, up from 19% in June 2016.

Source: Nielsen

Alien: Covenant | SXSW Film Festival 2017 – Austin, TX

20th Century Fox is taking you back to the original terror that taught us in space no one can hear you scream. Join director Ridley Scott with Michael Fassbender and Danny McBride to re-experience the original 1979 film and catch a sneak peek of their new film “Alien: Covenant” that will be in theaters May 19, 2017.

Source: SXSW 2017

Digital Games will Become $100 Billion Industry in 2017

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Aided by the adoption of popular franchises onto mobile devices, 2016 has seen strong growth in the number of games accessed on smartphones. Both new, optimized titles — in terms of engagement and revenue generation — and reworked classics have proved to be a hit with consumers.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Video Games Market M&A Reached New High in 2016

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Last year was a record breaker for games, with Digi-Capital’s Games Report 2017 recording $30.3 billion games deals in 2016. The $28.4 billion of games mergers and acquisitions (M&A) was 77% higher than 2014’s previous record, and $1.9 billion games investment was the second highest ever.

Source: Digi-Capital

Consumer Tech Spending will Reach $3.4 Trillion in 2020

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While total consumer digital spending is going up, the nature of the spend is changing. For example, just as consumers shift spending towards digital content, consumers worldwide are moving digital spending towards online media and away from entertainment devices.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

The Best Movies You Didn’t See in 2016

In terms of box office gross, 2016 is shaping up to be one of the most profitable years in movie history. As of Dec. 11, the cumulative box office gross for the year has surpassed $10 billion, outpacing 2015 by 3.9 percent.

Source: PrettyFamous