Parks Associates addresses opportunities in energy and security at NTEC: The "Connected" Home

Director of Home Controls & Energy Research discusses the technologies behind the connected home

Dallas, Texas, August 14, 2012- Research from Parks Associates estimates 2012 U.S. revenues for IP-connected home service bundles, including control, automation, and security monitoring services, will be approximately $500 million. Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls & Energy, Parks Associates, will address the growing market for connected technologies at The "Connected" Home, hosted by NTEC on Wednesday, August 15, in Frisco, Texas.

Additional Parks Associates research finds:
 Over 70% of all U.S. households will have broadband by the end of 2012.
 The U.S. market for residential energy management and home security technologies, deployed by utilities, service providers, or retailers, will exceed 60% of all households by 2022.

What: The "Connected" Home panel discussion, focusing on the opportunities and challenges of building out, connecting to, using, and servicing the technologies behind the connected home.

Featuring Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls & Energy, Parks Associates

Other panel speakers:
Mike Bourton, Co-founder & VP of Business Development, Grid2Home
Leo Estevez, Chief Technologist, Connectivity Software, Wireless Connectivity Solutions, Texas Instruments
David Whiting, SVP, DFW Regional Manager, Comerica Bank Technology & Life Sciences Division

When: Wednesday, August 15, 7:30-10:00 a.m.; panel discussion begins at 8:30 a.m.

Where: NTEC Conference Center
6170 Research Road
Frisco, TX 75033

Press Registration: Please contact Jill Hoersten at to request a press pass for this event or register here.

Interview: To request an interview or additional information, contact Holly Sprague at or 720-987-6614.

Download the Parks Associates Whitepaper "Expanding Role of the Service Provider-from Music to Games to the Connected Home" at

About Parks Associates
Parks Associates is an internationally recognized market research and consulting company specializing in emerging consumer technology products and services. Founded in 1986, Parks Associates creates research capital for companies ranging from Fortune 500 to small start-ups through market reports, primary studies, consumer research, custom research, workshops, executive conferences, and annual service subscriptions.

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