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When one camera doesn’t do it all, from Suite 48a research Events Market research News Opinion 

When one camera doesn’t do it all, from Suite 48a research

Hans Hartman of Suite 48a recently shared some insights from the recent Beyond smartphones and digital cameras – The Long Tail of Cameras survey, conducted a few months ago among 1,055 North American respondents who take at least 5 photos a month. As shown in the chart above, 63% of the respondents or their partner own a digital camera, showing there is still healthy... Read More
Videos and phodeos enter the mainstream, according to Suite 48a Market research News 

Videos and phodeos enter the mainstream, according to Suite 48a

New study analyzes what’s driving the explosion in user-generated videos and hybrid photo-videos Consumer video sure ain’t what it used to be, according to Suite 48a Analytics, a reserch firm: “The category now includes numerous variations, ranging from full-length to short-form narratives, plus what could be called ‘phodeos:’ hybrids of photos and videos such as Boomerang clips, Instagram Stories and... Read More
Opinion: Blockchain, not cryptocurrency, will be the engine of imaging value News Opinion 

Opinion: Blockchain, not cryptocurrency, will be the engine of imaging value

The buzz about cryptocurrency hasn’t escaped the photo industry, as we’ve seen several attempts from companies to adapt their businesses to this economic model. As we’ve seen, Eastman Kodak Co. made the news with its partnership WENN Digital to unveil KODAKCoin, a cryptocurrency based on professional photography. Details are just now being released, which shed some light on the details of... Read More
Analysis: The potential of AR for printed photo products Market research Opinion 

Analysis: The potential of AR for printed photo products

Hans Hartman at Suite 48 Analytics wrote an interesting analysis of the opportunity for printed products with augmented reality (AR) enhancements. “Fresh from our presentation at the photokina Business Forum Imaging conference in Cologne and discussions with quite a few of the assembled photo print product providers there, we see many opportunities for leveraging AR for printed photo products,” he writes. “In... Read More
Suite 48a study finds ample supply of innovative apps to jumpstart consumer AR adoption Market research News 

Suite 48a study finds ample supply of innovative apps to jumpstart consumer AR adoption

Augmented reality is poised to forever change how consumers experience the world From apps that control noise-canceling headphones to remove unwanted sound to shopping apps that show how a new couch would look in our living room, via apps that embed enticing videos on our child’s favorite storybook pages, consumer AR apps are here now. According to the just published Consumer... Read More
Mobile Photo Perspectives: Photo storage 4.0 – it’s deduplication, stupid! Marketing Opinion 

Mobile Photo Perspectives: Photo storage 4.0 – it’s deduplication, stupid!

In the first part of this two-installment piece, we reported on the following findings from our latest survey among 458 North American smartphone photographers: The median number of photos that consumers believe they take per month is remarkably similar to what it was 1.5 years ago – it is neither plummeting nor ballooning. Smartphone photography has matured.Even with ephemeral visual... Read More
Google I/O: What’s wrong with a lack of jaw-dropping announcements? Market research Opinion 

Google I/O: What’s wrong with a lack of jaw-dropping announcements?

Opinion from Hans Hartman at Suite 48a at his Mobile Photo Perspectives column. Click the link at the bottom to read more: In short: Nothing. With an emphasis on incremental improvements to Google’s photo organizing, sharing and search solutions, Google’s maturing solutions are now becoming so easy, efficient, and helpful that many consumers will feel they can’t live without them. Perhaps... Read More
New at Mobile Photo Connect 2017: Monetization Focus, Expanded Schedule, VIP Networking Program Events Press releases 

New at Mobile Photo Connect 2017: Monetization Focus, Expanded Schedule, VIP Networking Program

Oakland, CA, May 15, 2017 — Mobile Photo Connect, the premier conference for the mobile imaging industry, today announced three key innovations for its 2017 edition (October 24-25, in San Francisco, CA): an “umbrella” focus on monetization, an expanded schedule (to 1.5 days) and an Early Bird VIP Networking program, providing extra networking opportunities to attendees who register by June... Read More
Move over Snap: Facebook is the camera company to beat  Earnings reports Opinion 

Move over Snap: Facebook is the camera company to beat 

From Hans Hartman’s weekly Mobile Photo Perspectives insights. It’s the platform, stupid Just as the world finally figured out why Snap relabeled itself as a camera company, last week Facebook proclaimed it’s not just a camera company, it’s a camera company built on the world’s ambitious augmented reality platform. Let’s add some perspectives to their F8 announcements: Recently, Facebook has... Read More
The five most interesting product launches at Mobile World Congress (Barcelona) and Business Forum Imaging (Cologne)  Market research Opinion 

The five most interesting product launches at Mobile World Congress (Barcelona) and Business Forum Imaging (Cologne) 

Our friend, Hans Hartman, wrote this thorough recap of the Mobile World Congress and Business Forum Imaging. Click the link below and follow: The five most interesting product launches at Mobile World Congress (Barcelona) and Business Forum Imaging (Cologne) | Hans Hartman | Pulse | LinkedIn Read More
Study: Wave of innovative apps trigger consumers to engage more with their photos in fast-evolving ways Market research Press releases 

Study: Wave of innovative apps trigger consumers to engage more with their photos in fast-evolving ways

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Hans Hartman hans@suite48A.com  January 11, 2016 Increased photo engagement generates new opportunities as well as competitive threats for various photo ecosystem vendors We all know it: Today’s consumers take more photos than ever before. But do they actually engage with these photos? Or, do they simply glance at them, perhaps apply a quick filter, then post... Read More
Facebook Head of Immersive Media Eric Cheng to share insights on the VR revolution at Mobile Photo Connect conference Events Market research Press releases 

Facebook Head of Immersive Media Eric Cheng to share insights on the VR revolution at Mobile Photo Connect conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Hans Hartman hans@suite48A.com October 11, 2016 Under the heading of “Pushing the photo and video boundaries,” Eric Cheng, Facebook’s Head of Immersive Media, will discuss his endeavors in VR and other transformative imaging technologies – including drone and light field photography – in a special fireside chat session at Mobile Photo Connect. The world’s premier conference... Read More
Mobile Photo Connect announces its program and speaker lineup for October 25 San Francisco conference Events Market research Press releases 

Mobile Photo Connect announces its program and speaker lineup for October 25 San Francisco conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Hans Hartman hans@suite48A.com October 5, 2016 Mobile Photo Connect, the leading forum where entrepreneurs, investors and senior executives gather to discuss the key technology and business issues driving the surge in mobile imaging and visual communication, announces its program and speaker lineup for its October 25 conference. The event’s theme, “Shaping the world of smart mobile imaging,” will be... Read More
Mobile Photo Connect announces six prominent new sponsors Events Press releases 

Mobile Photo Connect announces six prominent new sponsors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Hans Hartman hans@suite48A.com August 10, 2016  Mobile Photo Connect, the premier conference for the mobile photo ecosystem conference, today announces six additional sponsors of its October 25, 2016 conference. New Gold sponsor is Portugal-based Storyo, makers of the highly acclaimed automatic multimedia story-telling app of the same name. Storyo will complement the conference’s previously announced Gold... Read More
Study: User-generated VR is poised to be a dominant market force Market research Press releases 

Study: User-generated VR is poised to be a dominant market force

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Hans Hartman hans@suite48A.com July 13, 2016 Study: User-generated VR is poised to be a dominant market force  VR is all the rage these days, with much attention focused on innovative professional VR content and the high-end tools needed to create it.  However, The User-Generated VR Revolution, a new study by Suite 48 Analytics, hosts of the annual Mobile... Read More
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