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What to Expect at NAB Show 2019

NAB Show opens its doors in just a few days’ time, showcasing the tech behind what the broadcast industry creates and how the world consumes....

The Rise of AI and its Impact on Broadcast and Production

The world of broadcast and production can be a minefield of contradictory challenges. Reduce bit rates, but maintain visual quality; apply precise subtitles, but broadcast in real time; create highlight content, but transmit it immediately after the main event. According to Futuresource Consulting, these and many more headaches can be alleviated by the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI)....

DSLRs and Mirrorless Camera Products Accounted for 56% of the UK Pro Video Camera Market in 2018

Professional video acquisition is continuing to evolve, as DSLRs and mirrorless cameras are poised to dominate the market. In volume terms, these ‘convergent’ products accounted for 56% of the pro video camera UK market....

Pro AV Market Develops Taste for PTZ Cameras as Cost Effective Alternatives

Sales of professional PTZ cameras will grow a steady 37% by 2021, as companies from across the broadcast, pro video and AV spectrum look for alternative, cost-effective ways to produce video...

AV Over IP To Revolutionise Pro AV Market, Sales Up Over 130% in 2017

AV over IP is poised to revolutionise the low-latency Pro AV market, according to a newly-released industry report from Futuresource Consulting. Moving from a position of relative obscurity, AV over IP encoder/decoder ports will enjoy a year-on-year increase of over 130%...

OTT Infrastructure Investment Not Matched by Financial Return

OTT is adding greater pressures on resources and finance. Integration of disparate systems remains a major headache and metadata is an ongoing frustration and untapped opportunity for the broadcast community...

Video Drone Sales Reach $1.4 Billion in 2015, with Further Growth Predicted

In 2015, video drone sales reached $1.4 billion, with growth predicted across various industrial sectors such as agriculture, the energy sector and emergency services...

What to Expect in the World of Content and Entertainment Tech at NAB 2016

The Futuresource Broadcast and Professional Video team is all set to pace the halls of the Las Vegas Convention Centre at #NAB2016 from 16th – 21st of April. Their mission is to capture the hot topics, trends, technologies, products and services that are available to not only drive efficiency across the broadcast, content and entertainment supply chain but also create more immersive and engaging experiences for the consumer...

What to Expect at Integrated Systems Europe 2016

The Futuresource Professional Display team is all set to explore the halls of the Amsterdam RAI exhibition centre to scope out what is on offer at The Integrated Systems Europe 2016 (#ISE2016) during the 9th to the 12th February. The mission is to capture the hot topics, trends, technologies and products that are being promoted for use across the integrated systems supply chain through to end users across multiple industries. These will be featured in the 'Futuresource report portfolio' in the professional display space including videowall, wireless, corporate end user, virtual reality (VR) and 4K...

Pro Camcorders are Increasingly Being Used Within Studio Settings

According to the 2016 System & Box Camera Market report from Futuresource Consulting pro camcorders are increasingly competing with system cameras in the studio environment due to CAPEX savings. The report highlights that although pro camcorders are primarily used on location, they are now being brought into the studio environment. Futuresource Consulting states that this is due to cost savings...

Virtual and Mixed Reality - The Future is Nearly Here

Innovative, cutting edge technology and what it means to consumer entertainment continues to be on the forefront of the agenda at Futuresource Consulting as it announces the imminent release of its latest report covering Virtual Reality (VR) and Mixed Reality (MR). The new report examines the potential of the technology across a wide spectrum of applications, including the worlds of Consumer Electronics, Broadcast, Education and B2B verticals...

Virtual Reality is Growing at a Rapid Pace, Opening up New Markets for Various Industries

The truly immersive experience of VR is opening up new markets for various industries to diversify and integrate into. The gaming industry always a pioneer with new technology is leading the way with VR, utilising the fast growing binocular head-mounted displays market which is set to grow 250% next year globally...

Distribution Encoder Market Revenues to Decline 21% by 2020

According to the latest report from Futuresource Consulting, the broadcast (linear) encoder markets are due to decline over the next five years. Revenues are expected to decline by 21% in the distribution market and by 10% in the contribution market...

Futuresource Predicts Decline of DSLRs for Pro Video

According to Futuresource Consulting's Convergence in Pro Video report, European shipments of DSLRs into professional video applications dropped by 41% in 2014...

Pro Monitor Market to Remain Flat Until 4K Demand Increases

Futuresource Consulting have just released the Q1 2015 EMEA pro monitor report. According to the report the EMEA professional monitor market fell by 12% (782 units) between Q4 2014 and Q1 2015 to reach 5,963 units. However, when comparing Q1 YoY, volumes were 17% (1,213 units) lower...

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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.