|NEW YORK, NY (March 22, 2013) — NewBay Media, the leading integrated media company in the entertainment technology market, with celebrated print, digital, and event brands that include TV Technology, Digital Video, Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel News, Next TV, Tech & Learning, and more, will launch Video Edge in May. The brand will serve content producers and business professionals in the rapidly expanding online video market.“The demand for high-quality video anytime, anywhere is fueling tremendous growth for digital media professionals,” says Eric Trabb, NewBay Media VP/Group Publisher. “Video Edge will provide professionals who are producing and delivering content for every screen with insightful, in-depth reporting and analysis of new technologies, applications, and business trends.”Trabb points to research from several independent sources as indicators of the strength of the market. According to Commscore, 182 million online users watched 38.7 billion online content videos in 2012. Gartner research is forecasting that 1.2 billion smart devices will be purchased in 2013. And in a new report from Javelin Strategy and Research, tablet adoption is projected to grow by at least 40 percent by 2016.
“Whether digital media professionals work in media and entertainment, corporate environments, government, or education, they will find Video Edge a valuable conduit for information that’s vital to doing their jobs,” adds Trabb.
The new brand will debut with Video Edge magazine, published in May, September, and November of 2013 and six times in 2014, and a twice-a-month e-newsletter. A new content-rich website will follow this summer, and both live and virtual events are planned for the fall.
The debut issue of Video Edge magazine will cover topics such as multi-screen delivery, producing for connected devices, video workflow in the cloud, HTML 5, content management, and more. There will also be a special product focus on the latest in encoding/transcoding equipment.
For more information about editorial opportunities in Video Edge, contact NewBay Editorial Director Cristina Clapp at 310-429-8484; email@example.com. For information about advertising, contact Eric Trabb at 212-378-0400, x532; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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