By the Numbers: Digital Video

  • Eighteen Billion | Number of videos streamed online in 2005.
    There were 9 billion in 2004 and 285 million in 1998.

  • "If you can impose digital cinema and all its benefits, and attract 5% more customers to fill some of those empty seats, that's a $3 billion to $4 billion opportunity."
    —Bud Mayo, president of AccessIT

  • 50+ | Percentage of films submitted to Sundance that are shot in digital

  • 97 | Number of digital-cinema releases in the world in 2005, of which 87 were first-run titles

  • 21% | Share of the studios' combined film slate now being released digitally in the United States

  • www.youtube.com | Visits to YouTube rose 170% from November 2005 to February 2006.

  • $585,000 | Cost of a high-definition video camera in 1984 (in 2006 dollars)
    Cost today for the equivalent: under $6,000
  • 4 million | Number of U.S. households that now use digital video cameras and editing software monthly
    750,000 | Number per week

  • In 2005, box-office revenue fell 5.2%
    from $9.5 billion to $9 billion.

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