Analyst Blogs

Securing IoT Devices: Regulate Now or Die Trying

Dec. 6, 2016, 11:29 a.m.
Michela Menting , Research Director

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler published an interesting letter addressed to Senator Mark Warner, in response to his questions asking what the FCC is planning to do regarding the well-publicized IoT DDoS attack powered by Mirai & co botnets. Mr. Warner puts it well when he states that “Mirai’s efficacy ...


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Beyond Movies: UltraHD Sports & Linear Programming

Dec. 5, 2016, 12:15 p.m.
Sam Rosen, Managing Director and VP, Video, OTT and AR/VR

Sports leagues, advertisers, and broadcasters looking to impress sponsors, develop their future technology platform, and impressed fans have started to invest in at least a single UltraHD camera rig and production system, capable of producing a predictable pace of premium UltraHD content. Many distributors today are thinking of delivering this ...


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Investment Promise for ICS Security Startups

Nov. 22, 2016, 10:44 a.m.
Michela Menting , Research Director

The promise of investment for securing industrial control systems (ICS) has remained relatively unfulfilled in the past few years since the first shockwaves resulting from the discovery of Stuxnet in 2009. Industrial operators have been slow to implement comprehensive cybersecurity mechanisms within their facilities. Cost factors, legacy equipment, skills shortage ...


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HERE to launch crowdsourced, real-time Vehicle Sensor Data Services in H1 2017

Sept. 26, 2016, 3:46 a.m.
Dominique Bonte, Managing Director and Vice President, B2B

Through its cloud-based Open Location Platform, HERE plans launching real-time automotive data services based on on-board sensors of connected Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz vehicles. This is an industry first, with competing premium car brands joining forces to launch next-generation traffic flow and incidents, hazard warnings (accidents, extreme weather events and ...


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Fully Capturing VOD Opportunity Requires the Cloud

Sept. 6, 2016, 8:35 a.m.
Eric Abbruzzese, Senior Analyst

A Thriving Market Still with Room to Grow

It is no secret that video on demand (VOD) services are a hot topic in the video market, and have been for a while. While most are familiar with the subscription business model from the likes of Amazon Video or Netflix—which ...


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