Packaged Media


MPA Reports on Media & Entertainment Market

by Milos Pavlovic

What They Say The Motion Picture Association of America published a report about the market in 2021. The combined global theatrical and home/mobile entertainment market reached $99.7 billion, a growth of 24% since 2020, …

Tags:Market Data| Packaged Media

Packaged Media Moves to EST (electronic sell through)

by Steve Sechrist

In case you missed it, the death of Blu-ray has come and gone with “a date that will live in infamy…” February 25, 2019. That corresponds to Samsung the leading OEM seller of Blu-ray …

Tags:Blu-ray| LG Electronics (LGE)| Packaged Media| Samsung| sony| Streaming Video

The (Almost) End of the Blu ray Era

by Steve Sechrist

In case you missed it, Panasonic has announced shipping of its a new UHD Blu ray disc player shown in January at CES. The box supports high dynamic range (HDR 10) format and will …

Tags:Blu-ray Players| Market Data| Packaged Media| Streaming Video| Vol 25 - Issue 27

Sony Shares First UHD & HDR Blu-Rays

by Tom Allen

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced the first films that it will release using the UltraHD Blu-ray format. They will include The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Hancock and Salt. Content will be rendered with “HDR”, …

Tags:4k| Blu-ray| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Packaged Media| sony| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 45

Blu-ray Popularity to Rise

by Tom Allen

The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) says that consumer spending on home entertainment remained stable in Q3 this year. Spending was driven by gains in electronic sell-through and streaming. Although a ‘resurgence of interest’ in …

Tags:Blu-ray| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Packaged Media| UltraHD & 4K| Vol 22 - Issue 45


Broadband: It’s All About The Pipes

by Helen Vince

Broadcast & Distribution¬†– It has become increasingly clear that consumers are moving to streaming and cloud downloads to watch TV shows and movies at home. This trend, which has been documented by numerous research …

Tags:broadband| Packaged Media| VOD| Vol 21 - Issue 44