Media & Entertainment


Google Glass Finds a Home on the Factory Floor

Smart glasses, like Google Glass, failed in the consumer space but are finding success in workplaces.

Retailers and Shoppers Are on Totally Different Pages About Tech

Retail executives and consumers in the US, the UK and Australia have widely disparate expectations about artificial intelligence's (AI) and virtual reality's (VR) effects on the retail sector

The TV and OTT landscapes continue to shift and slide as consumers adopt digital video and streaming options, and the companies producing long-form content make bets on where audiences will spend their time. Here are eight digital video market predictions for 2019.

The number of boomers watching digital video on a monthly basis might not be as high as younger generations, but the 37.7 million who will do so this year are more likely to use computers and streaming services than their smartphones.

The Digital Video Series: Gen X | Infographic

Just like their younger cohorts, Gen Xers are shifting their viewing habits from traditional TV to digital video.

While kids are not likely to own a smartphone or have a large social media presence, video dominates their digital activity.

How Many Households Own a Smart TV?

This year, we expect 46.0 million US households will use a smart TV at least once per month, a 16.0% increase from 2017.

In the latest episode of “Behind the Numbers,” eMarketer’s Ross Benes talks with Jon Romano, vice president of agency development at SpotX, about how ad buyers accidentally overlook connected TV inventory.

In the second part of our three-part podcast series on the shifting TV and digital video ecosystem, we're focusing on the audience. Analyst Paul Verna talks about mobile viewers, cord cutters, connected TV watchers and more.

In the first of a three-part series on digital video and TV, analyst Paul Verna breaks down the data on ad spending and subscription fees. When will digital video ad spend catch up with TV ad spend? How much subscription income is flowing into services like Netflix and Hulu?

Roku, the David to the connected-TV-device Goliaths (Apple, Amazon and Google), is differentiating itself by expanding its advertising business.

Will Smartphones Be the Death of Movie Theaters?

It’s awards season in Hollywood, but one of the frontrunners for best picture almost didn’t get a theatrical run at all. In the latest episode of eMarketer’s “Behind the Numbers” podcast, we talk with Principal Analyst Paul Verna about how movies will be watched in the future.

Podcast | Looking Ahead to 2019 in Canada

In the latest episode of "Behind the Numbers," analyst Paul Briggs discusses three key developments he predicts will have an outsized impact on media, marketing and technology in Canada next year.

In the latest episode of eMarketer's "Behind the Numbers," analysts Gerard Broussard and Paul Verna discuss the reasons ad spending on advanced TV is growing—and why it still hasn't fully taken off yet.

The Digital Video Series: Millennials | Infographic

This year, 64.8 million millennials will watch digital video at least once a month, according to eMarketer estimates. That figure will continue to increase year over year, reaching 66.8 million by 2022.

How Digitization Affects TV Ad Sellers

A lot of companies in the ad industry hope to profit from the digitalization of TV. But as with any big change, uncertainty creates some fear.

What's Driving Subscription OTT Growth?

This year, we expect 170.1 million people in the US will use a subscription OTT service, like Netflix—making up 60.8% of internet users.

In the final episode of our three-part series on the TV and digital video ecosystem, analyst Paul Verna focuses on the question of content. How much content is being created and who are the leading creators? Can the torrid pace of creation continue, or will it ease up?

Alibaba Is Counting on Lazada and New Technologies to Grow Singles' Day

Alibaba's Singles' Day, China's massive ecommerce festival held annually on November 11, has grown to surpass pretty much every other online shopping event in the world.

The digitalization of TV has changed how viewers can access content. dataxu shares an infographic to help marketers learn more about the changing TV landscape.