CONNECTIONS Summit: IoT and the Connected Consumer

sponsored by Parks Associates

CONNECTIONS Summit: IoT and the Connected Consumer

sponsored by Parks Associates

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CONNECTIONS™ Summit examines successful consumer-focused strategies in designing, deploying, and monetizing IoT, smart home, connected consumer electronics (CE) and health solutions. Parks Associates will moderate discussions on crossover opportunities, consumer research, and emerging trends, making CONNECTIONS™ Summit THE event to learn about smart homes and network with leading decision makers.

Top Three Topics: 

  • Smart home – Trends, sales channels, consumer demand, innovations in voice controls/interface, tech support, privacy, partnerships, challenges/opportunities
  • IoT – Interoperability, partnerships, crossover opportunities in security, connected health, connected cars, controls, monitoring, energy, and smart appliances
  • Connected consumers – IoT product adoption and usage, OTT habits, mass-market strategies, monetization challenges, entertainment and smart home integration

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9-10 AM January 9

Venetian, Level 4, Marcello, 4405

Parks Associates forecasts U.S. broadband households will buy 55 million smart home devices in 2020, with each device capable of delivering multiple value propositions. This session examines strategies to meet user expectations while unlocking additional value through connected IoT platforms.

10:45 AM-12 PM January 9

Venetian, Level 4, Marcello, 4405

U.S. consumers bought 14 million voice-controlled smart speakers with personal assistants in 2016, as Amazon, Google, and Apple products moved voice control into mainstream consciousness. The session explores the potential for voice as the primary interface for the smart home.

12:15-1:15 PM January 9

Venetian, Level 4, Marcello, 4405

Success in the IoT requires a seamless user experience while protecting consumer data and privacy. This session examines the importance of support in the smart home and the new business opportunities emerging to protect a brand against technological pitfalls.

2-3:10 PM January 9

Venetian, Level 4, Marcello, 4405

An easy-to-use interface is necessary for consumers to get the full benefits of IoT products. This session presents the challenges in IoT interoperability for all players and how ease-of-use can expand consumer usage and adoption of smart home solutions.

3:15-4:15 PM January 9

Venetian, Level 4, Marcello, 4405

Data opens new IoT value propositions with crossover benefits for utilities, insurance companies, service providers, and others. Speakers discuss the impact of the cloud on product design and how companies can build strong consumer connections through intelligent data management.

4:15-5:15 PM January 9

Venetian, Level 4, Marcello, 4405

Health and wellness devices, apps, and services are expanding their role in the smart home. This session focuses on current developments in connected health and charts the next steps to integrate health and wellness solutions into the connected home experience.