Sports Industry

The internet continues to change, but image formats have not kept up. Insufficient protection has meant the distribution of images is almost impossible to control. As a result, content owners – such as sports teams and official bodies – cannot generate enough revenue to sustain their businesses.

  • 2.5 billion images stolen daily
  • $2 billion stock photography industry in decline year on year
  • $1 trillion lost globally to counterfeit sales

Sports industry

The internet continues to change, but image formats have not kept up. Insufficient protection has meant the distribution of images is almost impossible to control. As a result, content owners – such as sports teams and official bodies – cannot generate enough revenue to sustain their businesses.

  • 2.5 billion images stolen daily
  • $2 billion stock photography industry in decline year on year
  • $1 trillion lost globally to counterfeit sales

Sports Industry

The internet continues to change, but image formats have not kept up. Insufficient protection has meant the distribution of images is almost impossible to control. As a result, content owners – such as sports teams and official bodies – cannot generate enough revenue to sustain their businesses.

  • 2.5 billion images stolen daily
  • $2 billion stock photography industry in decline year on year
  • $1 trillion lost globally to counterfeit sales

Security and Control

To maximize the licensing and monetization potential of digital images, the rights owner needs control over this content at all times.

SmartFrame’s image-streaming technology ensures visibility over assets is always maintained – regardless of where an image is found online – while appearance and distribution are controlled from one centralized location.

Security and Control

To maximize the licensing and monetization potential of digital images, the rights owner needs control over this content at all times.

SmartFrame’s image-streaming technology ensures visibility over assets is always maintained – regardless of where an image is found online – while appearance and distribution are controlled from one centralized location.

Security and Control

To maximize the licensing and monetization potential of digital images, the rights owner needs control over this content at all times.

SmartFrame’s image-streaming technology ensures visibility over assets is always maintained – regardless of where an image is found online – while appearance and distribution are controlled from one centralized location.

Monetization – Licensing

Images are traditionally licensed by issuing the licensee with a JPEG. Once the licensee has this file, the licensor has no control over its use, and little ability to enforce the terms of any license.

SmartFrame provides complete control over licensing-term management, whether the terms themselves relate to timeframe, geography or another variable.

Monetization – Licensing

Images are traditionally licensed by issuing the licensee with a JPEG. Once the licensee has this file, the licensor has no control over its use, and little ability to enforce the terms of any license.

SmartFrame provides complete control over licensing-term management, whether the terms themselves relate to timeframe, geography or another variable.

Monetization – Licensing

Images are traditionally licensed by issuing the licensee with a JPEG. Once the licensee has this file, the licensor has no control over its use, and little ability to enforce the terms of any license.

SmartFrame provides complete control over licensing-term management, whether the terms themselves relate to timeframe, geography or another variable.

 

Monetization – Advertising

Images shared on blogs, fan sites and social media sites can often be downloaded from a licensee’s website without the necessary permissions. SmartFrames themselves cannot be downloaded, and they provide the image owner with the ability to use each licensed and shared image as a digital advertising board, creating a monetizable advertising network at no cost to them.

Using a combination of metadata, AI image recognition, domain content and viewer location, image owners can use their new advertising network in several ways:

Monetization – Advertising

Images shared on blogs, fan sites and social media sites can often be downloaded from a licensee’s website without the necessary permissions. SmartFrames themselves cannot be downloaded, and they provide the image owner with the ability to use each licensed and shared image as a digital advertising board, creating a monetizable advertising network at no cost to them.

Using a combination of metadata, AI image recognition, domain content and viewer location, image owners can use their new advertising network in several ways:

Monetization – Advertising

Images shared on blogs, fan sites and social media sites can often be downloaded from a licensee’s website without the necessary permissions. SmartFrames themselves cannot be downloaded, and they provide the image owner with the ability to use each licensed and shared image as a digital advertising board, creating a monetizable advertising network at no cost to them.

Using a combination of metadata, AI image recognition, domain content and viewer location, image owners can use their new advertising network in several ways:

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Extended Insights

SmartFrame’s ability to generate insights from every image interaction – regardless of where these images appear – benefits the image owner in many ways.

  • Better understanding of viewer preferences and engagement
  • Detailed metrics to support sponsorship and rights deals
  • A clearer picture of performance across all digital channels

    Extended Insights

    SmartFrame’s ability to generate insights from every image interaction – regardless of where these images appear – benefits the image owner in many ways.

    • Better understanding of viewer preferences and image engagement
    • Detailed metrics to support sponsorship and image-rights deals
    • A clearer picture of the comparative performance of digital channel partners

    Extended Insights

    SmartFrame’s ability to generate insights from every image interaction – regardless of where these images appear – benefits the image owner in many ways.

    • Better understanding of viewer preferences and image engagement
    • Detailed metrics to support sponsorship and image-rights deals
    • A clearer picture of the comparative performance of digital channel partners

    Unrivalled Image Quality

    Image quality and website performance are inextricably linked. Viewers want, and expect, high-quality content, but they don’t want to wait for it to load.

    Thanks to the principle of image streaming, SmartFrame serves high-resolution images without any impact on website load times and general performance.

    Unrivalled Image Quality

    Image quality and website performance are inextricably linked. Viewers want, and expect, high-quality content, but they don’t want to wait for it to load.

    Thanks to the principle of image streaming, SmartFrame serves high-resolution images without any impact on website load times and general performance.

    Unrivalled Image Quality

    Image quality and website performance are inextricably linked. Viewers want, and expect, high-quality content, but they don’t want to wait for it to load.

    Thanks to the principle of image streaming, SmartFrame serves high-resolution images without any impact on website load times and general performance.