CONNECTIONS™ hosts 150+ companies discussing emerging trends in digital entertainment

CONNECTIONS™, is an executive marketing conference to be held May 11-13, 2005, at the Hyatt Regency near the San Francisco Airport in Burlingame, Calif.

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Contact: Jenny Barrett
jenny@parksassociates.com
972 -490 -1133



CONNECTIONS™ hosts 150+ companies discussing emerging trends in digital entertainment and connectivity

Dallas, TX May 3, 2005 - CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Home Conference and Showcase, produced by Parks Associates in partnership with the Consumer Electronics Association, is an executive marketing conference to be held May 11 -13, 2005, at the Hyatt Regency near the San Francisco Airport in Burlingame, Calif. This event combines Parks Associates' market and consumer expertise with insights from 100+ key industry strategists to provide a comprehensive analysis of current and future "Digital Living" technologies. CONNECTIONS™ will also host 100+ technology companies and media companies in the event's Showcase area.

Parks Associates' research shows that roughly one -third of all U.S. households now have broadband access and nearly 20 million have a home network. The combination of these solutions is changing the paradigm for access to mainstream music, movies, television programs, and games.

With 700+ attendees, the conference will focus on the following market areas: Digital Entertainment and Multimedia Applications; Home Networking and Residential Gateways; Consumer Mobility and Device/Content Portability; Applications, Services, and Consumer Value; and Home Controls, Security, and Health Management.:

Participating companies on the CONNECTIONS™ agenda:

Keynote Speakers:

America Online, Inc.
Yahoo! Inc.
Motorola, Inc.
Intel Corporation
Cisco Systems, Inc; Cisco -Linksys, LLC


Participating Speakers

1394 Trade Association
2Wire, Inc.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
Airgo Networks, Inc.
Akimbo Systems, Inc.
Alereon
Allegro Software Development Corporation
ANT Software Limited
Apax Partners
Atheros Communications
Bessemer Venture Partners
BigBand Networks, Inc.
BridgeCo
Broadcom Corporation
BT Group CTO
CNET Networks
Comcast Corporation
ComVentures
ContentGuard, Inc.
Control4
CopperGate Communications
Corinex Communications Corp.
Design of Systems on Silicon (DS2)
Digital 5, Inc.
Digital Living Network Alliance
DigitalContainers, Inc.
DigitalDeck
Digiticians, LLC
DivX, Inc.
EchoStar Technologies Corporation
Entone Technologies
Entropic Communications
Exent Technologies Ltd.
FastWeb
Flarion Technologies, Inc.
GE Security
Gteko
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies
IceFyre Semiconductor
iControl Networks
ICTV, Inc.
IGN Entertainment, Inc.
iHollywood Forum; Always On Network
Intel Corporation
Intellon Corporation
IPWireless, Inc.
Jungo Software Technologies
Lemur Networks
Linksys, a division of Cisco Systems
Macrovision Corporation
Matrix Semiconductor, Inc.
Mediabolic, Inc.
Microsoft Corporation
Mirra, Inc.
Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA)
Motive, Inc.
Motorola, Inc.
Napster, LLC
NetCentrex, Inc.
NETGEAR
Nortel Networks
OpenPeak, Inc.
ORB Networks, Inc.
Panasonic Corporation of North America; Panasonic R&D Company of America
Philips Semiconductors
Pure Networks
QUALCOMM, Inc.
RadioShack
RealNetworks, Inc.
Red Tettemer, Inc.
RSA Security Inc.
Rutberg & Company, LLC
Samsung Electronics
Scientific -Atlanta, Inc.
SercoNet, Inc.
SMARTHOME, Inc.
SMS.ac
Streamload, Inc.
SupportSoft, Inc.
Symantec Corporation
Terayon Communication Systems
Texas Instruments, Inc.
The Walt Disney Co.
Thomson, Inc.
TiVo Inc.
Trymedia Systems, Inc.
Universal Electronics
UTStarcom, Inc.
Wi -Fi Alliance
Wipro Technologies
Yahoo! Inc.
Zensys
Zetera Corporation


Participating Sponsors at CONNECTIONS:

1394 Trade Association
Accenture
Airgo Networks
Allegro Software
AMD
Atheros Communications
Bedrock Learning
Belden Electronics
BridgeCo
Broadcom Corporation
CE Lifestyles
CEA
Consumer Tech. Pub Group
Coppergate Communications
Corinex Communications
Design of Systems on Silicon (DS2)
Destiny Networks
Devicescape
Digital 5
DigitalDeck
DivX
Entone
Entropic Communications
Exent
GE Security
Hanley Wood LLC
Hewlett -Packard Company
HomePlug
Intel Corporation
Jungo Software Technologies
Macrovision
Mediabolic
Microsoft
Mirra, Inc.
MoCA
Nero Inc.
NetCentrex
NETGEAR
Nortel Networks
OpenPeak
Personica
Philips Semiconductor
PRIMEDIA
Pure Networks
Renesas
Rotani
Serconet
Sereniti Inc.
Sonic Solutions
Streamload
Texas Instruments
Universal Electronics
Wipro Technologies
Xanboo
Yitran Communications
Zensys
Zetera



Platinum Publication Sponsor
CNET.com

Platinum Supporting Organization
Wi -Fi Alliance

Gold Supporting Organization
JETRO

Supporting Organizations

Broadband Services Forum
Circle F Media
Dempa Publications, Inc.
The Digital Lifestyles Resource Center
ECHONET Consortium
Hawkeye
IBDNetwork
iHollywood Forum
Internet Home Alliance
LonMark International
The Networked Home
OSGi Alliance
UHAPI Forum
The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA)
Ward Davis Communications
The Wi -Fi Technology Forum
WiMedia Alliance
The World Future Society
The World Future Society U.S. National Capital Region Chapter
ZigBee Alliance


Supporting Publications

A&S Magazine
ACM Computers in Entertainment
Antenna Systems & Technology
AutomatedBuildings.com
The BRIDGE
Broadband & Home Networks
Broadband Daily
Broadband Monthly Newsletter
Broadband Wireless Business
CableFAX Daily
CASADOMO.com
CED
CE Pro
CMS NewsLine
Consumer Electronics Vision
Consumer Electronics Review
Consumer Technology Publishing Group
Picture Business
Dealerscope
E -GEAR
Custom Retailer
Digital Connect Magazine
Digital Home Singapore
Digital Music News
everythingOnDemand
FierceWireless
The Gadget Files
Global Electronics and Electrical Appliances
HiddenWires
Home Networks Newsletter
Home Toys
Inside Digital TV
ISPortal.com
JiWire
Kensei News & Information Services (KNIS)
Mediaware Magazine
The Morning News Update
The Online Reporter
Virgo Publishing/Phone + Magazine
Residential Systems
Systems Contractor News
Technology TnT
TelecomWeb
VTECHLINK


For more information on attending CONNECTIONS™, including online registration, visit http://www.connectionsconference.com. For information about sponsoring CONNECTIONS™, contact sales@parksassociates.com or call 972 -490 -1113.

About CONNECTIONS™
CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Home Conference and Showcase, produced by Parks Associates in partnership with the Consumer Electronics Association, is the largest international executive conference for digital home technologies. http://www.connectionsconference.com.




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