Issue No.15 June – Sept 2017
The quarterly news resource that keeps track of technology breaking the boundaries surrounding traditional media and content platforms, and follows technologists making a difference.
News Analysis: The velocity at which 5G networks will deliver content on mobile might not reach the speed of light, but it is certainly close; **streaming music pioneers SoundCloud and Pandora have always had so much to offer, but being first movers has its disadvantages; **we predicted Yahoo and AOL will merge, and now the proposed enlarged venture has ad-tech ambitions to go after Google and Facebook
Disruption Directory (tech impacting the creative sectors): advertising/marketing; alternate reality; architecture; fashion/luxury; film/video; games; live entertainment; music/audio; photography/art; print media/ books; social media; sports; television
Start-Ups’ Standpoint: LiveTree (multimedia); REVL (live events); Seenit (video); White Water Writers (book publishing)
Numbers That Count: 4K Ultra HD TV: In 50% of Japanese TV homes for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics