Parks Associates announces sponsors for CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Living Conference & Showcase

Sponsors include Verizon Wireless, Cisco, and Intel

International research firm Parks Associates today announced CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Living Conference & Showcase will feature more than 60 sponsors and supporters from the digital living markets. Parks Associates will host CONNECTIONS™ on June 8 -10 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, with more than 500 executives focused on new media, home controls and energy management, mobile and entertainment platforms, value -added services, and connected consumer electronics.


"Home networking, cross -device content accessibility, and enhanced communications features are not only differentiating features for service providers, consumer electronics companies, retailers, and technology companies, they create value in and of themselves," said Kurt Scherf, VP, principal analyst, Parks Associates.

Parks Associates forecasts that new revenues from home networking - spanning whole -home DVR, home network installation and management, fixed -mobile convergence applications, online video -on -demand on connected consumer electronics, and other home network services - will grow from $2.7 billion in 2010 to $6.7 billion in 2014.

"Our CONNECTIONS™ sponsors reflect a broad array of companies all adding value to both home networks and access services and helping to create new value from these exciting applications," Scherf said.

CONNECTIONS™ sponsors:
Reception: Verizon Wireless
Gold: Cisco, Intel
Silver: Accenture, ActiveVideo Networks, Allegro, DivX, D -Link, Gigle Networks, Intamac, ProVision Communications, PacketVideo, RedMere, Rovi, support.com
Bronze: 4Home, Accedo Broadband, Affinegy, Arxan, IBM, iTOK, LEVEL Studios, PlumChoice, Vuze, Zenverge
Breakfast: Roxio

Platinum supporting organizations are Churchill Club and JETRO. Supporting organizations include ADMIN, ATIS, CABA, CEDIA, ChinaCCM.com, Circle F Media, Digital Media Pipeline, Electronics Technicians Association, EMA's GamePlan Summit, ETSI, Experiential Marketing Forum, FTTH Conference & Expo, HomePlug Powerline Alliance, HomePNA, IDMA, MoCA, MPEG Industry Forum, SIP Center, Wi -Fi Alliance, Wi -Fi Technology Forum, Wireless Industry Partnership, and WITI.

Platinum supporting media are Connected Planet, Digital Media Wire, and Home Toys. Supporting media are BoogarLists, Conference Guru, Connect -World, FierceIPTV, FierceMobileContent, FierceOnlineVideo, FierceWireless:Europe, Gadget -t, Global Electronics & Electrical Appliances, HiddenWires, Home Media Magazine, IPTV Industry, OSP, Residential Systems, Screen Digest, TVover.net, VentureBeat, and WiMAX Industry.

Parks Associates' analyst team will moderate all sessions and present recent findings from consumer research projects, including Consumer Decision Process, All Eyes on Video, Customer Support in the Digital Home, Broadband, Communications, and Entertainment Bundles, and Digital Media Evolution II.

For more information, visit www.connectionsus.com or contact sales@parksassociates.com, 972 -490 -1113. Check the CONNECTIONS™ blog at connectionsconference.blogspot.com for updates or follow us on Twitter.com/CONNECTIONS_US.

ABOUT CONNECTIONS:

CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Living Conference and Showcase, hosted by leading research firm Parks Associates with support from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, is the premier executive event focused on the market developments and growth factors for advanced digital lifestyle solutions.

This unique research -driven executive conference and showcase delivers insight and recommendations for new business models and opportunities in digital media/content, connected consumer electronics, broadband and value -added services, and home systems.

For information about CONNECTIONS™, contact sales@parksassociates.com or call 972 -490 -1113.

For information on speaking, sponsoring, or attending, please visit www.connectionsconference.com.

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

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