New Delhi, India, March 16, 2015: CommunicAsia2015, EntepriseIT2015 and BroadcastAsia2015, Asia’s largest and most comprehensive events for the global Information and Communication Technology (ICT); and broadcasting, film and digital multimedia industries respectively, will welcome a strong contingent of Indian participants when it opens from 2 – 5 June at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.
Industry events draw strong local participation
The Indian companies participating at CommunicAsia2015 and EntepriseIT2015 will include Dura-Line India Pvt Ltd, Exset Services BV, JMA ITSolutions and a group led by Telecom Equipment & Services Export Promotion Council (TEPC), ASR ESolutions Pvt Ltd, among others.
These companies will play an important role in the growth of not just India’s but also the global ICT industry as well. The Indian IT-BPM (Business Process Management) industry is expected to add revenues of US$13 billion – US$14 billion to the existing revenues by FY15, according to National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM).Going forward, the Indian industry will continue to address a global sourcing market that is currently growing at twice the rate of global IT-BPM spend (pegged at US$2 trillion at the end of 2013). While IT-BPM exports are expected to grow by 13-15 per cent and the domestic market revenues by nine to12 per cent in 2015, the overall revenues of the industry are set to reach US$130 billion.
At BroadcastAsia2015, the Indian companies will be represented by Canara Lighting Industries Pvt. Ltd., ESSEL Shyam Communication Limited, INDIASIGN Pvt Ltd, Monarch Innovative Technologies Pvt Ltd, PRIME Focus Technologies, RGB Broadcasting Equipments Pvt Ltd, WASP3D, among others.
The fast growing Media & Entertainment sector in India backed by customers’ demand for latest source-platforms of entertainment underlines the need to adopt globally applicable technologies. In 2013, India’s Media & Entertainment industry registered a growth of 11.8 per cent over 2012 and touched US$14.93 billion, as per a report by FICCI-KPMG. The industry has the potential to grow at 14.2 per cent to more than US$28.95 billion in the next four years.
The television industry in India is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.2 per cent over 2013-18, to reach US$14.39 billion. Digital advertising is projected to have the highest CAGR of 27.7 per cent with other sub-sectors projected to grow at a CAGR in the range of 9-18 per cent, till 2018.
“The growing number of Indian Companies showcasing their Next Generation Technologies in ICT and Broadcasting verticals at CommunicAsia and BroadcastAsia aligns with the exhibitions’ themes, which are to bring forth an array of progressive technologies and solutions that can deliver constant connectivity and reliable content for businesses and consumers, no matter where they are. Indian companies’ have established themselves among key technology solutions providers for the global markets, and these events provide an ideal platform for them for knowledge exchange and to showcase latest technologies in enterprise and entertainment applications,” says Victor Wong, Project Director, from event organiser Singapore Exhibition Services.
At CommunicAsia, EnterpriseIT and BroadcastAsia, visitors can experience latest technologies, obtain insights from business leaders and subject-matter experts, and network with both major and emerging industry players from around the world.
What can be expected at CommunicAsia2015 and EnterpriseIT2015:
Mobile devices and connectivity are ingrained in consumers’ lives and has become an enabler and a way of life. Showcasing how innovations has and will impact consumers and businesses, the events provide a deeper look into the entire info-communications ecosystem under the three key thematic clusters: NXT Cities, NXT Enterprises and NXT Connected Lifestyle.
Exhibitors to note include Akamai, Dell, CDNetworks, FiberHome, Kaltura, KAONMEDIA, Irdeto, PCCW Global, Soliton Systems and Technicolor.
As part of CommunicAsia2015, SatComm2015, the strategic platform for the satellite communication industry, will see the gathering of over 160 satellite-based companies to address key issues within Asia-Pacific’s mobile ecosystem. Representatives include Intelsat, Inmarsat, SES, Siemens, ST Electronics, and more from over 20 countries and regions around the world.
World business leaders from top tech conglomerates and specialised experts will dish out valuable insights at this year’s CommunicAsia2015 Summit. Defining content that is shaping the future of today’s global ICT landscape, a suite of C-level speakers and industry experts will be sharing the value IoT brings, digitisation of the media landscape and how they can bring enterprise mobility to the next level.
What can be expected at BroadcastAsia2015:
On-demand consumption of media has become the modus operandi for consumers today, bringing about the trend of ‘TV Everywhere’. The broadcasting landscape has changed significantly with the advent of social media and increased mobility of consumers brought about by IoT trends today. More than just the delivery of content, with high-definition and 3D now made readily available in the comfort of consumers’ homes, the TV experience has become critical for the broadcasting industry.
Visitors can expect to see broadcasting technologies and innovations impacting on consumers’ experience of visual, audio and more, in the following arenas:
TV Everywhere! Zone (NEW): From smartphones, tablets or Smart TVs, media and TV consumption are now everywhere. This year’s new TV Everywhere! Zone promises an experiential showcase of solutions from authentication, monetisation, network & device management, OTT, security, storage and more. Exhibitors include major players from across the world and region, such as Accedo, ALiCorp, Arris, Aveco, Brightcove, Ericsson, Limelight, Montage Tech, Quick Play, Rovi, Seachange and Vimond among others.
ProfessionalAudioTechnology2015: This zone will showcase latest technologies and expertise on pro audio with exhibitors including AEQ, Calrec, CDA, Digigram, Lawo, Mier, Percon, RCS, Roland, Sonifex, Stagetec, Telos Alliance, Winmedia, Wohler, XN3 and Yamaha and more.
The Cinematography/Film/Production Zone: The thrill of a movie can be determined by techniques employed by production teams and houses. To stay ahead and provide audiences with a visual feast and unforgettable experience, latest trends, developments and innovative technologies will be shared. Exhibitors include Canon, Cine Equipment, Jebsen, Kino Flo, Matthews, Panther, Red Digital Camera, Rosco, The Media Village and more.
BroadcastAsia2015 International Conference
Recognising that non-linear viewing options are eclipsing traditional TV viewing habits, broadcasters, channels and networks need to innovate their services in order to secure their foothold in the new broadcasting environment. With this in mind, BroadcastAsia2015 International Conference is specially designed to tackle the commercial and technical challenges stakeholders have to overcome to achieve a profitable TV everywhere service. Conference topics include OTT expansion into new territories, innovating TV service with intelligent analytics tools, immersive TV technologies, cloud distribution and network virtualisation, and digital broadcasting standards and technologies.
The Creative Content Production Conference will host some of industry’s most creative minds and emerging content developers. Together they will examine the evolving market landscape and discuss effective strategies to succeed in Asia’s film and TV arena. Conference topics include fostering collaborations and co-productions, monetising a successful transmedia strategy, financing and distribution best practices, and alternative financing options among others.