Hype Cycle for Broadcasting and Entertainment, 2011



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Maturing technologies and diverse consumer behaviors mean media sectors and their technology enablers will emphasize driving real business value from multiplatform distribution, social media and social networking.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Social Gaming Ad Networks
      • 3D TV Services
      • Media-Embedded Merchandising
      • Personal Cloud
      • TV Widgets
      • Social TV
      • Internet Radio
      • Socialcasting
      • Video Search
      • Social Media Metrics
    • At the Peak
      • Social Network Analysis
      • Broadband-Connected Televisions
      • Internet TV
      • Media Discovery and Recommendation Engines
      • Media Tablet
      • Over-the-Top Set-Top Boxes
      • Social Media Distribution
      • 3D Flat-Panel TVs and Displays
      • Online Video Publishing Platform Providers
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Social Network Payment System
      • Mobile OTA Payment
      • Mobile Ticketing
      • E-Book Readers
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Content Delivery Networks
      • Consumer-Generated Media
      • Intellectual Property Rights and Royalties Management Software
      • IPTV
      • Game Consoles as Media Hubs
      • Network DVR
      • Rich Media — Live Streaming
      • Consumer Digital Rights Management
      • Online Video
      • Interactive TV
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Mobile Music Streaming
      • Podcasting
      • Mobile TV Streaming
      • Social Search
    • Off the Hype Cycle
      • Blogs
      • Broadband Music
      • Consumer Content Creation Tools
      • Legitimate P2P
      • Microblogging
      • Mobile Music Downloads
      • Mobile TV Broadcasting
      • Portable Flash Media for Content Distribution
      • Rich-Media Search Technologies
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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