AMSTERDAM — Scandinavian consumers are ahead of the curve when it comes to technology adoption – and that means the video industry must cater for what is one of the world’s first mobile-viewing markets, says one exec from the sector.

“We are early movers in the technical industry; our users are very tech-savvy,” Jon Andreas Larssen, technology manager  at production company Smartcom:TV, says of the region.

“It’s important to them that mobiles and tablets work well – video, no matter what device you’re watching on.”

Larssen, whose company makes webcasts for investor relations and other events, says HTML5-based video can cater to this demand particularly well. Smartcom:TV has used Brightcove for its delivery for the last couple of years.

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