Fall Focus Features over 35 Sponsors from Key Technology Companies, Organizations, and Publications

Fall Focus, hosted by Parks Associates, will examine the current conditions and future vision for the markets involving digital entertainment content in the networked home

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Parks Associates
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Fall Focus: On -Demand Digital Entertainment Features over 35 Sponsors from Key Technology Companies, Organizations, and Publications

October 28, 2004 Dallas, TX - Over 35 companies and organizations in the high -tech industry have announced their support for Fall Focus: On -Demand Digital Entertainment, which will take place November 10 -12, 2004, at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego, California.

Fall Focus, hosted by Parks Associates, will examine the current conditions and future vision for the markets involving digital entertainment content in the networked home. The event will feature keynotes from Scientific -Atlanta and Microsoft and a Leadership Roundtable of industry luminaries discussing the digital entertainment value chain.

"We are pleased to have a diverse group of sponsors who are committed to moving these markets forward," said Tricia Parks, president of Parks Associates. "It has been a very productive year in digital entertainment, particularly for on -demand services and technologies, and Fall Focus is the perfect venue to discuss the current state and future challenges for these multifaceted industries."

The event has support from the following sponsors:

Gold Sponsors
The Consumer Technology Publishing Group
EarthLink
Intel Corporation
Nortel Networks
Philips Electronics
Texas Instruments

Silver Sponsors
Digital 5, Inc.
DivXNetworks
Gyration
Internet Home Alliance
The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA™)
Pinnacle Systems, Inc.
Streamload
Yummy Interactive

Break Sponsors
Music Choice
Terayon

Supporting Organizations
Circle F Media
Dempa Publications, Inc.
The Digital Lifestyles Resource Center
The Digital Living Network Alliance
iHollywood Forum
The Wi -Fi Technology Forum
Ward Davis Communications
World Digital Video Association

Supporting Publications
Broadband Wireless Business
CMS NewsLine
Converge! Network Digest
DCD Business Report
Digital Connect Magazine
Digital Music News
Electronic Gaming Business
Fierce Wireless
HiddenWires
Home Toys
Inside Digital TV
Kensei News & Information Services (KNIS)
Viodi View
VTECHLINK

According to Parks Associates, by the end of 2008, PC -based entertainment components, including media PCs and related peripherals, will account for approximately $13 billion in annual sales. Furthermore, the number of U.S. households with a digital video recorder (DVR) set -top box, provided by a service provider, will exceed 25 million by the end of 2006.

For more information on attending this event or participating as a sponsor, visit http://www.fallfocus.com.

About Fall Focus
Fall Focus seminars are targeted events providing a full analysis and evaluation of the "focus" topic. These seminars typically host 175 -225 people, and the agenda features industry leaders from the relevant domains in an interactive environment, moderated by Parks Associates' analysts. http://www.fallfocus.com

About Parks Associates
Parks Associates is a market research and consulting firm focused on all product and service segments that are "digital" or provide connectivity within the home. The company's expertise includes home networks, digital entertainment, consumer electronics, broadband and Internet services, and home systems.

Founded in 1986, Parks Associates creates research capital for companies ranging from Fortune 500 to small start -ups through market reports, multiclient studies, consumer research, workshops, and custom -tailored client solutions. Parks Associates also hosts Fall Focus and co -hosts CONNECTIONS™ (in partnership with the Consumer Electronics Association) each year. http://www.parksassociates.com

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