2012 TMT Predictions podcasts
Listen as leaders in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications industry talk about what’s ahead for 2012.
TMT Predictions 2012: A midyear checkpoint (18:28)
TMT Predictions 2012 co-authors Paul Lee and Duncan Stewart revisit the report, share insights from global launch events, and provide a preview of TMT Predictions 2013.
TMT Predictions 2012: The big picture (21:53)
Jolyon Barker talks about overall trends in Technology, Media and Telecommunications for 2012.
Technology overview (5:37)
Eric Openshaw, of Deloitte LLP in the United States, provides an overview of technology trends for 2012 including the rise of big data, hard drive storage, ambient radio frequency power harvesting, 3D printing, the tablet market, and consumer spending.
Media overview (14:59)
Industry specialist Ed Moran talks about Media trends for 2012 including: Use of MRIs for market research, online branding, social gaming, television schedules, television advertising, online coupons, and commuter media viewing.
TMT Predictions 2012: The Telecommunications Overview (18:25)
In the spotlight for this year’s Telecommunications predictions: Devices and data. In this podcast, Phil Asmundson provides an overview of each of the five telecommunications predictions for 2012.
NFC and mobile devices: payments and more! (6:49)
The number of devices with embedded near-field communications (NFC) technology is set to soar to the 300 million level by the end of 2013. Duncan Stewart, co-author of the 2012 Technology, Media and Telecommunicaitons Predictions, talks about what's ahead for this technology.
Here come more data caps: it’s the end of the (wire)line for unlimited Internet (8:53)
The demand for data has seen many mobile phone networks call time on the “all-you-can-eat” world and 2012 could be the year that a similar trend occurs in the fixed line broadband market.
The $100 smartphone reaches its first half billion (8:28)
Learn about factors fueling the rise of the $100 smartphone, market segments most attracted to the lower-cost devices, and the impact of this trend on related industries.
So many apps – so little to download (9:46)
With so many apps on offer, app-store providers should consider ways to improve and assure the quality of the products available to help drive success.
Web bypass: delivering connectivity without the Internet (9:17)
The strain on networks, both fixed and mobile, may force more people to turn to short-range wireless connections to transfer data. Paul Lee, co-author of TMT predictions, talks about the options.
Billions and billions: big data becomes a big deal (9:48)
Big data may still be in its infancy, but Deloitte predicts that the industry will see revenues between US1-1.5 billion in 2012.
Hard times for the hard drive: solid state storage surges (7:15)
Duncan Stewart, co-author of the 2012 Technology, Media & Telecommunications Predictions, talks about data storage trends for the coming year.
Ambient radio frequency power harvesting: a drop in the bucket (11:50)
Wireless power transmission - where TV towers and mobile phone masts could be used to create a sea of ambient radio frequency (RF) energy to power devices - will remain a niche market during 2012 due to significant technical challenges.
3D Printing is here – but the factory in every home isn’t here yet! (14:49)
3D printing has caught the attention of the public but the hype around the technology does not recognize the severe limitations of the concept.
It takes two to tablet: the rise of the multi-tablet owner (9:52)
The tablet explosion has shown little sign of slowing down since the format hit the market in 2010 and in 2012 it is set to take on the mantle of the most rapid "multi-anything" market penetration in history.
Consumer tech demand defies the economic headwinds (9:40)
Demand for consumer technology will continue to advance in 2012 with record numbers of smartphones and tablets likely to be sold and demand from emerging markets for lower-cost televisions and computers boosting volumes.
Market research is all in your head: MRI machines and media (7:55)
The advertising industry will have brains on the brain in 2012 as the use of functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging - fMRI - machines grows in influence.
A “brand” new day for online ads (9:00)
The advertising market is set to expand across the board in 2012 but the online branding segment is set to outpace the traditional and online markets in terms of growth.
Extracting the premium from social games (9:57)
In 2012, companies will need to evolve away from the "freemium" model that has propelled them into the spotlight to take a greater portion of the US$63 billion global games market.
Targeted television advertisements miss the target (9:49)
Prohibitive development costs will keep targeted advertising, based on data such as income or age, to a fraction of the total 2012 global television advertising spend.
The schedule dominates, still (11:41)
For all the talk of the death of linear television, 95 percent of all television programmes watched in 2012 will be live or within a day of the original broadcast.
Online coupon intermediaries: from novelty, to celebrity, to sizeable niche (8:10)
The online coupon sector has evolved rapidly from novelty to celebrity over the course of 2011 but 2012 is the year that it is likely to settle into a small niche, albeit one that generates billions of dollars in revenue.
All aboard for the catch-up commuter thanks to the portable DVR (8:31)
Smartphone and tablet owners will watch five billion hours of catch-up television content on their devices while on public transport in 2012, as the age of the “catch-up commuter” starts to take off.