Through The Looking Glass –StrategyEye’s Prediction for 2014
Well it wouldn’t be a new year without some predictions and our editorial team has combed the digital media landscape to uncover what 2014 holds. From the booming online ad space through the still turbulent social networks to the uncharted territories of wearable tech we’ve mapped out the digital world for the year ahead.
PREDICTIONS: TOP DIGITAL TRENDS FOR 2014
But where’s the money headed? With emerging technologies prompting a new generation of startups and once nascent sectors beginning to mature, you can be sure of plenty more VC funding pumping into all corners of digital media. We pick out the three key trends that will define investment in 2014.
INSIGHT: Investment Trend Predictions For 2014
As for dominant trends, it looks like it could be the year of the ‘internet of things. Everything from our toothbrushes to our homes and soon our car are getting connected and Google may have kicked off one of the year’s biggest trends with its USD3.6bn acquisition of smart thermostat company Nest. Will there be an internet-of things gold rush, or is it a Bluetooth-driven fad? We look at the startups and investors that are forging the path.
INSIGHT: Fad Or The Future? 6 Internet Of Things Startups And 2 Investors To Watch
The music streaming market is set for a year of white-hot competition, with Beats Music and YouTube both entering the game in January. We look at seven key players set to shape the market this year.
INSIGHT: 7 To Watch In the Music Streaming Battle This Year