DALLAS, May 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — International research firm Parks Associates announced today more than 100 companies will speak at CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference, May 23-25 in San Francisco. Executives from all industries related to the connected home will address growth in smart home and connected entertainment categories and new business opportunities created by these IoT solutions.

CONNECTIONS™ features the following keynote speakers:

  • Matt Eyring, Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, Vivint Smart Home
  • Kristine Faulkner, SVP/GM, COX Homelife, Cox Communications
  • Miles Kingston, GM of Smart Home, Intel
  • Rahul Patel, SVP and GM, Connectivity, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
  • Sridhar Solur, SVP, Product & Development for Xfinity Home, Internet of Things and Data Services, Comcast

Parks Associates research shows more than five million smart water leak detectors will be sold in the U.S. by 2020, generating more than $220 million in annual revenues. These types of devices have generated interest among new players, including the insurance industry, which could create new revenues through the data generated. Consumers are also interested in working with insurance companies in the IoT, as more than 50% of U.S. broadband households rank insurance providers alongside electricity providers and security monitoring providers among the top three most trustworthy companies in this space.

«This year’s CONNECTIONS™ has great innovators who will share their vision on the evolution and next growth stages for the IoT,» said Elizabeth Parks, SVP, Parks Associates. «We are also focusing on areas of consumer anxiety, including privacy and data security, and ways to enhance the consumer experience so that the IoT aligns with their expectations for smart home, connected health, and entertainment devices and systems.»

Companies speaking at CONNECTIONS™:

  • A&D Medical
  • Abode Systems
  • Accedo
  • Adobe
  • ADT
  • AirTies Wireless Networks
  • Alarm.com
  • Amazon
  • American Two-Way (ATW)
  • AmTrust
  • Arrayent
  • Asurion
  • Audio Analytic
  • Ayla Networks
  • Belkin International
  • Bitdefender
  • Brightcove
  • BullGuard
  • Centercode
  • Centrica Connected Home
  • Chamberlain Group
  • Cirrent
  • Citi High Yield
  • Comcast
  • Comcast Ventures
  • Concours Ventures
  • CoreLogic
  • Cox Communications
  • CUJO IoT Security
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • EarlySense
  • Ecobee
  • EnergyHub
  • Ericsson
  • Fusion Media
  • GE Lighting
  • General Motors
  • Google
  • Greenwave Systems
  • HelloTech
  • Hippo Insurance
  • Home, Building & Utility Systems
  • HomeAdvisor
  • Honeywell
  • IBM Watson IoT
  • Independa
  • Intel
  • Internet of Things Consortium
  • IoT Consulting, LLC
  • Manhattan Street Capital
  • Microsoft
  • MivaTek
  • mnubo – IoT Analytics
  • Mooreland Partners
  • Nest Labs
  • Nielsen
  • Nokia Growth Partners
  • Nortek Security & Control
  • Norwest Venture Partners
  • Nuance Communications
  • NXP
  • Open Connectivity Foundation
  • Orbita, Inc.
  • Panasonic
  • Pepper IoT
  • Philips
  • PlumChoice
  • PointCentral
  • Qualcomm Technologies
  • Reflexion Health
  • ROC-Connect
  • Roku
  • Roost
  • Salus Inc
  • SeniorLink
  • Sigma Designs/Z-Wave
  • SkyBell Video Doorbell
  • Smart Monitor
  • Somfy
  • sonnen
  • Stringify
  • Tank Utility
  • The Home Depot
  • Thread Group
  • TiVo
  • T-Mobile
  • Trusource Labs
  • ULE Alliance
  • UnaliWear
  • Verisk Insurance Solutions
  • Verizon Digital Media Services
  • Vivint Smart Home
  • Voicebox Technologies
  • VRV, Ellation
  • Whisker Labs
  • Wink
  • Woodside Capital Partners
  • Xively by LogMeIn
  • ZigBee Alliance

To register for the 21st-annual CONNECTIONS™ Conference or a pre-show workshop, visit http://bit.ly/CONNUSregistration. Press passes are available at www.parksassociates.com/cus-press. To schedule an interview with an analyst or request specific research, contact Holly Sprague at [email protected], 720.987.6614.


Parks Associates’ CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference is the premier connected home event hosting over 700 executives from the connected entertainment, IoT, and smart home industries. For more information, contact [email protected], call 972-490-1113, visit www.connectionsconference.com.

Media Contact:
Holly Sprague
Parks Associates
[email protected]


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