Tag Archive | video

State of Play in Home Video Entertainment

video game market research

Many are pressing play, but who’s willing to pay? In the past year, digital video viewing is on the rise for both free and paid content. And more teens are willing to pay for digital content, with 63% saying they purchased digital video in the past year, up from just 45% in 2016.

Source: Nielsen

The Four Waves of Augmented Reality (that Apple owns)

Since early 2015 we’ve said that Apple could deliver as great dominance and profitability in AR as it has in mobile today. These four waves could drive AR from tens of millions of users and $1.2 billion last year, to over a billion users and $83 billion by 2021.

Source: Digi-Capital

Games Software and Hardware Revenue Reach $150 Billion

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Games software and hardware combined are set to drive more than $150 billion in revenue for the first time ever in 2017, with software taking around three-quarters and hardware around one-quarter of the total.

Source: Digi-Capital

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Headset Upside

AR and VR market research

Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) continue to gain momentum in the emerging technology marketplace. Dedicated AR and VR headsets are now expected to grow from just under 10 million units in 2016 to about 100 million units in 2021 — that’s a 5-year CAGR of 57.7 percent.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Some Over-the-Top Video Subscribers Still Using Pay-TV

Video entertainment market research

Despite online TV rapidly growing in popularity, there’s no doubting the importance of the traditional TV set to the media consumption habits of internet users – even among those who are paying for an online TV service.

Source: GlobalWebIndex

How Virtual Reality Technology Gained New Momentum

virtual reality market research

Worldwide shipments of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) headsets grew to 2.3 million units in 1Q17, according to IDC. With more products scheduled to ship in the second half of 2017, IDC is forecasting triple-digit growth for the full year.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Evolution of HDTV Gains New Momentum with HDR

HDR television market research

Consumer video entertainment is about to evolve, once again. High dynamic range (HDR) features will infiltrate some full high-definition (HD) television sets and thereby help to boost the emerging 4K TV set (UltraHD) market momentum.

Source: Digital Lifescapes