Broadcast Video ServersMarket Opportunities, Strategies, and Forecasts, 2007 to 2013

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Broadcast Video Servers Market Assessment

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Broadcast Digital On Air Video Market Shares
Digital Video Broadcast Server Market Forecasts
Delivery Of IP Based Multi-play Services
Broadcast Communications Hardware And Software Solutions
Video Distribution And Networking Solution
Live Event And Sports Slow Motion
Digital Content Delivery Platform
Scalable, Interoperable Server Foundation
Carrier Class IP TV content Delivery Platform
Broadcast Video Servers Regional Analysis

Broadcast Video Servers
Market Opportunities, Strategies, and Forecasts, 2007 to 2013

Broadcast video servers are used to shape flexible on air systems. Integration is a fundamental layer of IT infrastructure, providing connectivity across applications and across platforms. Broadcast video server markets are growing as the broadcast industry changes to adjust to opportunities brought by the Internet and the small screen on wireless handset devices.

Broadcast video servers dominate on air channel adoption. Sports replay and product editing are market driving forces. Integration of servers is a fundamental systems aspect.

Video server technology is being deployed in on air applications across all broadcast segments. Digital systems are vulnerable to lack of security as well as needing to have six nines of high availability, high reliability. New video server systems address these issues by providing solid-state memory to increase reliability. Content owners include television and news stations, but the content originators are extending their position in the market, initiating broadcasting to traditional and nontraditional platforms.

With an anticipated 3.5 billion cell phones in use in the next year worldwide, markets are evolving for broadcast to the small format. Digital content providers are proliferating. They have started using streaming video for news broadcasts and other programs, which include on-air services. Increased use of content management solutions to manage digital assets is expected to strengthen the growth of the digital video on air servers market.

Digital asset management helps operators to effectively manage video server solutions. Systems help manage their assets by archiving digital video files for searching, retrieval and re-purposing. A few specialized competitors dominate broadcast server markets.

Video broadcast server market worldwide revenues at $734.2 million in 2006 were up sharply from $513.4 million in 2005. Markets are anticipated to reach $5.6 billion in 2013. The introduction of media broadcasting in more venues will achieve market growth.

Companies Profiled
Thompson Grass Valley
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Harris Corp.
Omneon Video Networks
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Report Methodology

This is the 308th report in a series of market research reports that provide forecasts in communications, telecommunications, the internet, computer, software, and telephone equipment. The project leaders take direct responsibility for writing and preparing each report. They have significant experience preparing industry studies. Forecasts are based on primary research and proprietary data bases. Forecasts reflect analysis of the market trends in the segment and related segments. Unit and dollar shipments are analyzed through consideration of dollar volume of each market participation in the segment. Market share analysis includes conversations with key customers of products, industry segment leaders, marketing directors, distributors, leading market participants, and companies seeking to develop measurable market share. Over 200 in-depth interviews are conducted for each report with a broad range of key participants and opinion leaders in the market segment.

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WinterGreen Research, founded in 1985, provides strategic market assessments in telecommunications, communications equipment, health care, and advanced computer technology. Industry reports focus on opportunities that will expand existing markets or develop major new markets. The reports assess new product and service positioning strategies, new and evolving technologies, and technological impact on products, services, and markets. Market shares are provided. Leading market participants are profiled, and their marketing strategies, acquisitions, and strategic alliances are discussed. The principals of WinterGreen Research have been involved in analysis and forecasting of international business opportunities in telecommunications and advanced computer technology markets for over 30 years.

About the Principal Authors

Ellen T. Curtiss, Technical Director, co-founder of WinterGreen Research, conducts strategic and market assessments in technology-based industries. Previously she was a member of the staff of Arthur D. Little, Inc., for 23 years, most recently as Vice President of Arthur D. Little Decision Resources, specializing in strategic planning and market development services. She is a graduate of Boston University and the Program for Management Development at Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. She is the author of recent studies on worldwide telecommunications markets and the Top Ten Telecommunications market analysis and forecasts.

Susan Eustis, President, co-founder of WinterGreen Research, has done research in communications and computer markets and applications. She holds several patents in microcomputing and parallel processing. She is the author of recent studies of the Regional Bell Operating Companies' marketing strategies, Internet equipment, a study of Internet Equipment, Worldwide Telecommunications Equipment, Top Ten Telecommunications, Digital Loop Carrier, Web Hosting, and Application Integration markets. Ms. Eustis is a graduate of Barnard College.

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