The Next Mobile Revolution

Rob Glaser Founder & Chairman, RealNetworks

Fundamental shift in Connected Computing Devices
PC Market Share 2005

WW PC and SmartPhone/SuperPhone Shipments ‐ 2008 Sales (Source: Gartner 3/09 )

PC Mac

Blackberry WinMo


iPhone Linux Palm OS

Other Mobile OSs

By 2013 There will be more SmartPhones/SuperPhones (1.82 Billion) than PCs (1.78 Billion) (Source: Gartner)

SmartPhones versus SuperPhones
Apps Apps per user 100s  2‐5

10,000s or 100,000s 30‐50+ Touch 480 x 320+, w/ HW Acceleration

User Interaction Method Buttons Display 160 x 120

Web Experience Location Awareness

2G & 3G
Subset Optional

3G, 4G, WiFi
Full Inherent

Who Drives Experience

Carrier  + Handset  OEM

Carrier + Platform OEM + User

Social Drives Media Explosion
FaceBook ‐ 20bn photos online, 2bn added per month ‐ 1bn links to video added per week ‐ 1.2m photos viewed per second ‐ 217m videos per month Flickr ‐ 4bn shared photos ‐ 0.5bn new per month MySpace ‐ 90GB of music, pictures, video per second YouTube ‐1bn Videos viewed per day ‐PhotoBucket ‐ 6.2bn photos shared
Individuals like sharing their media online

Existing frequency of media sharing online Percent of people

Facebook has an estimated 25 billion pictures, or about ~80  pictures per member



Share Video

Share photos on social  networks

Share Photos on  other sites

Growth in Rich Media Consumption

Slide 6

Market Approaching A Tipping Point
Behavior and Technology are Converging to drive a Digital Media Revolution

 Fast/always-on connectivity everywhere and on a plethora of devices  Hardware that enables the high quality capture and playback of media across all devices (processing, memory and resolution)  Consumers are psychologically ready for digital virtual libraries (no physical goods or delayed physical goods)
Market Today

Tremendous Proliferation of Opportunities
• • • • “Digital Persistence” Universal Access across Devices Making Discovery Easy Empowering Social Expression and Engagement

• Leveraging The Global Nature of These Trends

• • • • • Delivering solutions that scale with variable bandwidth and device capabilities Creating commercial models across an extremely complex value chain Vertical versus horizontal industry structure Media industry adaption of new business models Educating users on privacy and social implications

• The Next Mobile Revolution is both a huge opportunity and a massively disruptive force  It will ultimately be bigger than the PC or Web 1.0 or 2.0 revolutions Cross-industry collaboration, while complex, is essential  “We must all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang  separately”

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