Media & Entertainment

Format: 2017-02-23
Format: 2017-02-23
December 22, 2016 | 72 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR11215

Overview of the global casino gaming equipment market

The global casino gaming equipment market is anticipated to grow rapidly and post a CAGR of more than 15% during the forecast period. The liberal regulations introduced by several governments will drive the growth prospects for the global casino gaming equipment market in the coming years. Though gambling is banned and strict regulations have been imposed, it is one of the major sources of revenue for countries. Some of the major benefits of gambling are the generation of high revenue in the form of taxes, creation of job opportunities for people, use of revenue for societal welfare, and reduction of budgetary gaps. Also, one of the major factors responsible for the growing popularity of gambling among the users is the increasing accessibility of sports betting to a large part of the population. Furthermore, it is anticipated that a change in regulations in various countries such as the US offers huge opportunities for the gambling sector to grow during the forecast period.

The increasing adoption of virtual reality (VR) in the gambling market will drive the growth prospects for the global casino gaming equipment market in the coming years. Virtual reality (VR) is an emerging technology that has applications in various industries such as education, entertainment, gaming, and gambling. However, the penetration of VR technology is limited since very few gambling providers are adopting the technology. One of the major benefits of the increasing adoption of VR technology in the gambling industry is the growing opportunity for new players in the market.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The global casino gaming equipment market is highly diversified and competitive due to the presence of a large number of regional and international vendors across the globe. Some of the challenges these vendors in the market face are


December 22, 2016 | 72 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR10720

Overview of the global lottery market

The global lottery market is anticipated to grow at a steady rate and will post a CAGR of more than 9% during the forecast period. The easing of government regulations on different forms of lottery will drive the growth prospects for the global lottery market during the forecast period. Lottery is banned and barred in many countries and are administered by stringent regulations by the government. However, lottery contributes as one of the major sources of revenue for governments all over the world. The legalization of online lottery market will bring in high revenue in the form of taxes, create employment opportunities, and will contribute to social welfare. The rules and regulations on lottery markets are slowly evolving in different parts of the world as the different forms of lottery are being legalized. Furthermore, in many countries online lottery has made sports-related games accessible to a large part of its population. In countries like the US, the change in regulations will drive the growth of the market during the forecast period.

In terms of geography, APAC will be the fastest-growing region in the global lottery market during the forecast period. Since the lottery market in the Americas is developed and is expected to saturate by 2019, APAC will overtake the Americas by 2018. Mainland China and China Sports Lottery were the major contributors to the increase in the revenues generated by the lottery market in the region. Moreover, rapidly developing infrastructure, increased foreign investment, and easing of government regulations and policies will also contribute to this market’s growth in the APAC region.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The market is highly competitive and fragmented due to the presence of a large number of suppliers. The vendors struggle to sustain in the market due to frequent changes in consumer


December 21, 2016 | 78 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR11210

Global outlook of the headphone market

Technavio’s market research analysts predict the global headphone market to grow steadily during the forecast period and post a CAGR of more than 5% by 2021. This industry research report identifies the growth in demand for sports headphones to be one of the major factors that will have a positive impact on the growth of this market in the coming years. Due to advanced features that can enable the user to track heart rate, measure distance covered, and calculate the number of calories burned during a workout, the market is witnessing an increasing demand for biometric sports tracking headphones. Despite the availability of heart rate monitors in the market, the integration of smart heart rate sensors increases the demand for earphones since several individuals use headphones as a part of their training gear. Though the headphone market appears to be saturated in the developed regions such as North America and Western Europe, the availability of sports headphones will significantly aid in the growth of the market.

This market research and analysis estimates that in terms of geographical regions, the Americas will be the major revenue contributor to the market throughout the next four years. The growth of the market in this region is mainly attributed to the increasing adoption of headphones as fashion accessories in countries such as the US. Additionally, the increased adoption of smartphones and the availability of headphones with advanced features, will also fuel market growth in the Americas.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

Characterized by the presence of several regional and global vendors, this market appears to be fragmented. The market’s competitive environment is intense and technological innovations by major vendors plays a significant role in influencing market growth. Vendors mainly compete on the


December 21, 2016 | 75 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR11209

Overview of the global programmatic advertising display market

Market research analysts at Technavio predict that the global programmatic advertising display market will grow steadily during the next four years and post a CAGR of about 18% by 2021. This market research analysis identifies the growth of video real-time bidding (RTB) as one of the primary growth factors for this market. With the introduction of newer platforms such as online and mobile devices for video consumption, video advertising has facilitated companies to connect with their audience on a more personal level. Though the lack of premium inventory brands made it difficult for brands to invest on programmatic video advertising, the growth in automated guaranteed and invitation-only auctions, will fuel the demand for video advertising during the forecast period.

This market research and analysis estimates that in terms of geographical regions, the Americas will be the major revenue contributor to the market throughout the predicted period. Though the market is soon expected to reach the maturity stage in North America, the rise in number of social media users owing to the increasing digital penetration in South American countries, will aid in the growth of the market in this region.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

Characterized by the presence of numerous vendors, this market appears to be fragmented and is highly competitive. Video advertising companies mainly compete on the basis of factors such as features, quality, technology, security, and pricing. To increase their market shares, vendors will start focusing on the development


December 19, 2016 | 72 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR11187

Overview of the global cloud gaming market

The global cloud gaming market is anticipated to grow rapidly and will post a CAGR of close to 29% during the forecast period. The increasing enhancements witnessed in gaming features offered by the cloud gaming platform to gamers will drive the growth prospects for the global cloud gaming market until the end of 2021. These technologies use a rendering technology, where the technology takes the rendered screens of a game as an input, encodes the screen, and finally transmits the coded screen to the client device for display. Also, the cloud directly modifies the rendering engine of the game and instructs the engine to send out a game screen update once the rendering is finished. It has also been observed that the popular cloud gaming platforms allow gamers to run various games with different graphics and other animations easily.

In terms of geography, the Americas account for the maximum market share in 2016 due to the high penetration of smart devices and the availability of high-speed internet in the region. However, the APAC region is also expected to grow significantly during the forecast period as developing countries, including China, South Korea, and India, are rapidly adopting novel technologies for gaming. Also, APAC is reported to be the largest and the fastest-growing cloud gaming market globally.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The global cloud gaming market has high growth prospects and is highly competitive due to the presence of a large number of big players. It has been observed that many vendors focus on technological innovations and play a significant role in driving the market’s growth. Furthermore, these vendors compete against each other based on factors such as pricing, product


December 19, 2016 | 68 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR11186

Overview of the global board games market

The global board games market is anticipated to grow rapidly and will post a CAGR of more than 29% during the forecast period. The high average life cycle of board games will drive the growth prospects for the global board games market until the end of 2021. Since board games have a high average life cycle, they are played long after their launch. For instance, Monopoly, which is one of the most popular board games in the 20th and 21st century was introduced in 1935. Also, it has been observed that this game had the highest number of sales in 2014, more than 79 years after its launch. Furthermore, with the increasing comfort level of players, the repetitive purchase of the board games also increases.

In terms of geography, EMEA accounts for the maximum market share in 2016. As people in this region are among the early adopters of board games, the penetration of these games is highest compared with other regions. However, the market in the region is expected to decline during the forecasted period as it has reached its maturity. Also, the demand for board games in this region is declining due to the economic instability that has curtailed the purchasing power of consumers. Furthermore, as the majority of the board games revenue is generated from premium board games, the decreasing buying power of the people poses a big challenge for the growth of the board games market in this region.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The global board games market is highly fragmented and competitive due to the presence of numerous global vendors along with local vendors. Some of the challenges faced by these vendors in the market include intense competition, enhanced gameplay, and frequent changes in consumer preferences. Also, vendors are compelled to distinguish their product and service offerings through clear and unique value proposition


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