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Broadcast & Professional Video Equipment Analytics, Data and Research

Service Overview

Futuresource has tracked the broadcast and professional equipment business for more than 15 years and provides market sizing and industry forecasting services, complemented by informed strategic insights and independent business assessments. From acquisition through to final delivery, Futuresource covers product areas throughout the entire broadcast chain. Viewed alongside the CE services, this affords Futuresource a complete view of the industry from 'glass to glass'; from content production to consumption, resulting in a unique strategic view of the market.

Product Categories

  • Professional Camcorders

  • System/Studio & Box Cameras

  • PTZ Cameras

  • Digital Cinema Cameras

  • Video Drones

  • Professional Monitors

  • Video Servers

  • Contribution & Distribution Encoders

  • Transcoders

  • Routers

  • Multi-Viewers

  • Channel Branding

  • Video Infrastructure Products

  • Digital Ad-Insertion/Video Splicing


We support clients through a range of ongoing syndicated tracking services, strategic multiclient (Hot Topic) reports and custom research and consulting projects.

  • Product Track - based primarily on actual vendor sell-in feeds, quarterly market sizing and forecasting segmented by country, brand and feature set.

  • Price Track - delivering product pricing captured from a wide range of key broadcast equipment resellers.

  • 'Hot Topic' Reports

  • Custom Research and Consulting - projects supporting your business decisions


We use a wide range of research methodologies, supplementing our in-house knowledge and expertise.

  • Direct data feeds from manufacturers providing quarterly sell-in by country by product

  • Expert interviews – face-to-face or telephone - with vendors, component suppliers, sales and rental channels, broadcasters, MSOs, online content providers, teleport operators/contribution, news/ENG, production companies, event videographers, freelancers, corporates, education, institutions, post houses and OB companies.

  • Focus groups bringing together end users and decision-makers to address industry topics or provide feedback on products or concepts.

  • Data collation combining publicly available data from industry associations, trade publications and company financial reports.

Why Futuresource?

  • 'Glass to Glass' methodology allows the industry to be viewed in its proper context - as one part of a wider chain.

  • We deliver a clear understanding of how broadcast and pro video products and services fit into the wider picture.

  • We help to clarify the nature of the changing end user and end customer base and the implications of new technology transitions such as UHD, IP, VR and OTT delivery.

Contact Us

We would like to demonstrate our expertise to you.

For more information about how Futuresource Consulting's suite of Broadcast Equipment services can benefit your business, contact:

Adam Cox

Senior Market Analyst

+44 (0) 1582 500 178

About Us

Here at Futuresource Consulting we deliver specialist research and consulting services, providing market forecasts and intelligence reports. Since the 1980s we have supported a range of industry sectors, which has grown to include: CE, Broadcast, Entertainment Content, EdTech and many more.