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Parks Associates Addresses Smart Home and IoT Strategies at CONNECTIONS Europe

CONNECTIONS Europe takes place 10-11 November in Amsterdam

New Parks Associates research finds nearly 10% of Western European broadband households own a home control system

Parks Associates research finds 11% of U.K. broadband households own a home control system, compared to 10% in France and Spain and 8% in Germany. The research firm will address new smart home products and strategies that expand the competitive landscape at the tenth-annual CONNECTIONS™Europe – IoT: Connected Entertainment and the Smart Home, 10-11 November, at the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky in Amsterdam.

“The smart home market in Europe continues to progress as service providers and OEMs introduce new offerings and show value to consumers,” said Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls & Energy, Parks Associates. “Smart products are extending value and offering unique use cases to different markets throughout Europe.”

Parks Associates will discuss smart home research during three sessions at CONNECTIONS™ Europe. “IoT: Adding Value to the Smart Home Experience,” moderated by Kerber, features the following speakers:

Seb Chakraborty, CTO, British Gas Connected Homes
Kurt Hoppe, VP, Applications & Services, Prodea
Scott Hublou, VP, Global Connected Services, Salus
Joe Liu, CEO, MivaTek
Sumit Parab, Director, Product Management, UXP Systems
Sebastian Popovic, CEO, Zipato

“Smart Home: Partnerships, Monetization Strategies, & New Business Models,” moderated by Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates, features the following speakers:

Eamon Conway, Managing Director, climote
Simon Harrison, Head of Technology, UK Innovation, RWE
Rafi Zauer, Head of Marketing, Essence

“Integrating IoT into Smart Home & Entertainment Platforms,” moderated by Kerber, features the following speakers:

Johan Ambuhm, VP Business Development & Digital Solutions, Inwido AB
Richard Collins, Smart Home Expert, Neotion
Kevin Garton, CMO, Zonoff
Olivier Ribet, VP, High Tech Industry, Dassault Systèmes

CONNECTIONS™ Europe features keynotes from Icontrol Networks, Nest Labs, and Viacom International Media Networks. Event sponsors include Icontrol Networks, AirTies, Alcatel-Lucent, Essence, Prodea, ROC-Connect, Tyco, ULE Alliance, UXP Systems, Z-Wave, ZigBee Alliance, Ayla Networks, MivaTek, and Zipato.

www.connectionseurope.com

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