Our latest Content Chain Trends Report: Content Infrastructure & Storage discusses major macro business and tech trends, as well as their effects on products and services in Connect & Store. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the adoption of cloud technology, enabling decentralized remote production, and pushed media businesses to invest more in IP connectivity. This report also analyzes the growing popularity of interactive and immersive experiences driving investment in cloud computing, as well as 5G to achieve low latency. Highlights of this report: The pandemic has accelerated the move to remote production, changing the architecture of the production model from centralized to decentralized. The decentralization of resources and shift to remote production increased investment in cloud and IP-based workflows, enabling shared access and collaboration. The pandemic has also accelerated the move to the direct-to-consumer business model, causing a decline in satellite revenues. The move to direct-to-consumer is driving the demand for interactivity and immersive experiences. The growth of streaming audiences is increasing latency, thus shifting the investment focus of media companies to low-latency technologies, such as edge computing via cloud and 5G. View the interactive report below, or click here to access the PDF version.
Today’s newsrooms are facing unprecedented challenges. While newsroom workflows are always in a state of flux, competing to adapt to new and emerging technology and storytelling practices, the COVID-19 pandemic took one aspect of the evolution in an unexpected direction. Faced with social distancing mandates, many newsrooms instructed staff to work from home.
As the M&E industry moves to DTC, live sports audience is moving to streaming platforms, forcing media companies to make strategic technology investments and streamline linear to support digital. The demand for ancillary content is leading media companies to create new types of sports content to engage with their customers. The demand for interactivity shifts the focus of M&E businesses to gaming, betting, and other interactive experiences to generate new revenue streams, driving investment in data analytics and better user experience.
MediaTech Radar is a bi-weekly newsletter put together by IABM’s Head of Knowledge Lorenzo Zanni. It focuses on a spotlight topic in MediaTech and reflects on a series of past, present, and future business developments in the industry. In this edition, our spotlight topic is NAB Show 2022 Trends.
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