Parks Associates will host the 22nd-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference on May 22-24, 2018.
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 New media Digital entertainment and gaming Home networks Internet and television services Software and middleware Smart home Digital health Mobile applications and services Consumer electronics Home control systems and security Energy management
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.