CONNECTIONS? focuses on innovative technology and business solutions for the connected consumer. The event features consumer research and market strategies to monetize digital content, mobile applications and services, value-added services, connected consumer electronics, and home systems.
Parks Associates will host the 21st-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference on May 23-25, 2017.
In the 20+ years that Parks Associates has hosted CONNECTIONS™, the connected home has evolved from a high-end concept toward a mass-market opportunity with incredible revenue potential. Today several high-profile market disruptions are emerging as a result of broadband adoption, smartphone usage, and consumer expectations for connectivity solutions that provide a personalized experience.
Nearly three-fourths of U.S. broadband households now have an Internet-connected entertainment device.
Nearly 20% of U.S. broadband households own a smart home device.
Nearly 90% of U.S. broadband households own a smartphone and 65% own both a smartphone and a tablet.
Over 650 executives attend from the following industries:
Internet of Things
Digital entertainment and gaming
Internet and television services
Software and middleware
Mobile applications and services
Home control systems and security
What types of products are exhibited
Software, hardware, middleware, services, and corollary products for Digital Entertainment, Home Networking, Home Systems, Broadband Access, Residential Gateways, Energy Management, and Mobile Entertainment.