What is behind the name?
Digital – the digital world of content encompassing movies, music, games, data, special interest, promotional material...
2 – to and through to
Disc – the physical world of packaged media
What are the core values?
D2D is a unique publication, serving every aspect of the distribution and security of digital content encompassing both physical and electronic means.
• Content to the consumer – Markets/trends/technology
• Impartial and objective coverage – A window into the sector – independent of any group or trade association
• Global reach – Coverage through a team of writers and contributors with a focus on the USA, Europe and Asia markets
• Editorial: market to manufacture – Balance between market data through to technology
• Health of the sector including outlook – Statistics, market studies, trends and analysis
From blank media for recording and archiving; the latest 3D Blu-ray Disc to solid state flash and purely electronic forms; if it involves content distribution, it will be covered in D2D.
What can a reader expect from D2D (physical)?
A high-quality printed periodical with articles ranging from thought-provoking comment pieces to technical white papers, taking in interviews, company visits and updates and news on what’s happening in the industry from movers and shakers to technology and title releases.
o News and updates
o Window on association initiatives
o Supply chain/ fulfilment including replication/duplication/manufacturing on demand/kiosks
o Manufacturing equipment and new products: production, testing, print and packaging, auxiliary
o Materials/consumables o Packaging/new releases, software and hardware
o Environmental concerns – theory and practice
o Statistics including retail pricing/outlook
o Recordable media/archiving/flash etc.
o Electronic – Internet, cloud services etc.
o Window on technology
What can a reader expect from D2D (digital)?
A website that is updated daily and a weekly newsletter with the latest hard facts and rumours, as well as regular updates on twitter and Facebook.
o News as it happens
o Company matters, business, financial and technical
o Personnel movements in the industry
o New releases and reviews
o The latest facts, figures and statistics
o Events/calendar – show previews/reviews
o And more... roll-out of additional features planned
Close relationships with analysts such as Futuresource Consulting means Digital2Disc has the latest in industry facts, figures and trends. By working with Industry associations such as Media and Entertainment Alliance (MESA), Content Delivery and Storage Association (CDSA), MEDIA-TECH Association (MTA), and Digital Entertainment Group (DEG), the publication can keep up with and cover industry concerns, initiatives, and business practices.