Parks Associates Announces Smart Home, Internet of Things, and Connected CE as Key Topics for CONNECTIONS Europe

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Smart Home, Internet of Things, and Connected CE Key Topics at CONNECTIONS Europe Parks Associates Announces Speakers and Sponsors for...

Smart Home, Internet of Things, and Connected CE Key Topics at CONNECTIONS Europe Parks Associates Announces Speakers and Sponsors for European Technology Conference, 18-19 November Top-level executives in the connected home technology industries will participate in the ninth-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe: Monetizing Strategies for the Connected Home, 18-19 November at the Mövenpick Hotel, Amsterdam. Hosted by Parks Associates, the conference features keynotes from Sky Deutschland and Ericsson and a special fireside chat with Deutsche Telekom and Icontrol Networks. "CONNECTIONS™ Europe brings together the industry's best to discuss the connected home ecosystem and Internet of Things," said Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates. "Over 50% of tablet and smartphone owners in German, Spanish, and U.K. broadband households use their mobile device to search for video content. The connected home is creating challenges and opportunities for service providers and pay-TV operators, and we will examine new service and revenue strategies to reach the connected consumer." "Our industry needs to develop new business models to monetize services in new ways," said Thomas Guss, Business Development Manager, Watson Nordic. "I am looking forward to discussing strategies at CONNECTIONS™ Europe to make TV more personal and ways to increase usage of social media in video viewing. We need to find more dynamic ways of presenting content to consumers and better ways to utilize big data." CONNECTIONS™ Europe sponsors are Arrayent, Icontrol Networks, Tyco, ROC-Connect, Verisure, Amdocs, Domoalert, INSTEON, iYogi, Qualcomm, ULE Alliance, Z-Wave, Ayla Networks, Zipato, AlertMe, MiOS, and Support.com. Participating speakers: Accedo Alcatel-Lucent AlertMe Amdocs Anticimex Arrayent ARRIS ASSA ABLOY Axiros Ayla Networks Bluelinea CameraManager by Panasonic CentraLite Systems Cisco Consulting Services Climote DivX DLNA/Intel Domoalert EchoStar EnergyHub Ericsson Icontrol Networks INSTEON Irdeto iYogi Magine NAGRA nPower Orange Pace PacketVideo Panasonic Qualcomm ROC-Connect Roku Rovi Ruwido Sigma Designs Soft@Home Sutherland Global Services Technicolor Tyco Security Products ULE Alliance Verisure Securitas Direct Viaccess-Orca Vodafone Watson Nordic ZigBee Alliance Zipato CONNECTIONS™ Europe registration is at www.connectionseurope.com