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Video Implications

The implications of the digital transformation of video production, distribution, consumption and archiving go well beyond the emergence of new commercial opportunities and challenges for platform firms or advertisers.  In our increasingly networked world, technological advances in camera technology and accessibility, development of new infrastructure and platforms for distribution and editing, and the creation ofRead more

Archiving

Archiving and Collection Management

Video is the most data-intensive and difficult to manage digital asset.  As business use of video continues to grow rapidly both for marketing and operations, managing video assets effectively will become a complex task for a growing number of organisations.  This includes archiving, indexing, creation of metadata for search, editing and reuse, all of whichRead more

Consumption

Video Consumption

Alongside the technological push, the digital transformation of video production and distribution is also fuelled by the rapidly growing video consumption by the public on multiple devices/screens via different channels.  The volume of video consumption has been growing at unprecedented speed.  In addition to traditional TVs and desktop computers, the proliferation of smartphones and tabletRead more

Distribution

Video Distribution

The transformation of video distribution is equally significant.  We have witnessed rapid growth of on-demand video via digital networks to multiple screens (TVs as well as tablets and mobile phones), although the predicted demise of traditional linear programmed TV is likely to take a long time to materialise.  The transformation of video distribution is facilitatedRead more

Production

Video Production

The digital transformation of video production is facilitated by a series of incremental technological and business innovations, which are collectively leading to radical changes. While high quality professional video production remains expensive and time consuming, the lowering of technological, financial and skill barriers for video production to virtually nothing for billions of people has resulted in the explosive growth of video production in recent years.