CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES to focus on connected products and services and business strategies for 3D TV, advertising, and energy management

CONNECTIONS Summit at CES, January 7, focuses on new business strategies for connected CE, service providers, 3D video, Smart Grid technologies, and other connected home solutions

Parks Associates today released the preliminary agenda for CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES, which focuses on new business strategies for connected CE, service providers, 3D video, Smart Grid technologies, and other connected home solutions.


The international research firm will host this event on January 7, 2010, in the Las Vegas Convention Center, on the first day of 2010 International CES. Parks Associates' expert analysts will moderate the Summit sessions, presenting consumer research on buying habits, purchase intentions, and interest in a variety of connected home solutions. The sessions also feature executives in the digital living markets, who will discuss the challenges of today's business climate and the areas of service and innovation that fit best with the changing needs of households throughout the world.

"Deployment of home networks will exceed 350 million households worldwide in 2013," said Kurt Scherf, vice president, principal analyst, Parks Associates. "This technology will be the foundation for a host of new connected products and shared services. At CONNECTIONS™ Summit, we will examine the products and services are most appealing to consumers and the companies and solutions poised to succeed within the connected home ecosystem."

Summit Sessions:
• Consumer Electronics Purchases: Are Consumers Back in the Buying Mood?
• The Connected TV - Displays and Beyond
• Service Provider Strategies for the Connected Home
• The Mobile Aspect of Unified Infotainment: Opportunities and Challenges
• Advances in Television Advertising
• Bringing the Smart Grid to the Smart Home
• 3D: Adding New Dimensions to Entertainment

For more information, visit www.connectionssummit.com. Parks Associates is also hosting CONNECTIONS™ Europe Summit, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on November 4, 2009. Contact sales@parksassociates.com, 972 -490 -1113 for more information.

About CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES

For the fourth year, Parks Associates is hosting the CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES. The 2010 event, held on January 7, features sessions focusing on trends, emerging business models and technologies, and growth opportunities for companies developing products and services for the digital home.

CONNECTIONS™ Summit offers the perfect start to CES, with all sessions moderated by Parks Associates analysts and offering consumer and industry data, insight from leading executives, and networking opportunities with the leading analysts in the digital living space. http://www.connectionssummit.com



Media Contact:
Mindi Sue Sternblitz -Rubenstein
Parks Associates
972 -490 -1113
mindi.sue@parksassociates.com

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