Despite the success of Netflix, Amazon and others in building audiences for subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) services, these players still only accounted for 8% of the US market for subscription video and TV services in 2016, says research from Strategy Analytics.
More than two-thirds of consumers believe that virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) will become mainstream in media, education, work, social interaction, tourism and retail, according to the latest Ericsson ConsumerLab report.
European media gateway provider DMC has launched its full-IP virtualised playout platform which it says provides a step-change in industry innovation and enables its customers to benefit from the agility and flexibility of an IP-based world.
US cable TV service provider Blue Ridge Communications is set to support Mid Atlantic subscribers’ connected devices after adopting SeaChange’s Adrenalin multiscreen video back office solution.
Social TV 22-06-2017
Digital media workflow developer Telestream has announced an automation platform to aid broadcasters quickly deliver quality video content to social media platforms.
Major Businesses 22-06-2017
WME-IMG and Village Roadshow Entertainment are teaming up with Chinese media company Perfect World Pictures to launch a joint-venture film and TV production company in Beijing.
Bollywood studio Eros International has entered a co-production pact with Turkey’s Pana Film, owned by Turkish actor Necati Şaşmaz.
Media Investment 22-06-2017
Mediaset Italia has acquired the 11.1% of Mediaset Premium held by Spanish telco Telefónica.
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