High-end Audio and Home Systems Sessions at CEDIA

CEDIA - Parks Associates 2016 IoT and smart home sessions

September 13-17, 2016
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas, Texas

Parks Associates is hosting two sessions at CEDIA EXPO 2016, in Room D167:

Registration is available only through the CEDIA EXPO site.

September 14

3:00-4:30 p.m. - CEDIA Training, Room D167

High-end Home Systems: Adoption, Channels, and Competition

32% of U.S. broadband households (with 3,000+ sq. ft.) own an average of 2.5 smart home devices, while the average U.S. household owns less than two. This interactive panel discussion will highlight adoption of high-end home entertainment systems and the home controls market, as it relates directly to custom installers. The session will feature insights on the state of the connected home, as well as channel competition from manufacturers and mass market solutions from telecom, cable, security and retail channels.

Moderator: Barbara Kraus, Director of Research, Parks Associates

Mark Crandell, VP of Sales, TiVo
Troy Holtby, Managing Director of Sales, Control4
Joe Lautner, Director of Business Development, Core Brands (ELAN Home Systems)
Bill Lee, VP of Smart Home, Samsung
Frank Sterns, Director of Sales, Sony Electronics, USA
Shannon Townley, CEO and President, Stewart Filmscreen

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September 15

1:30-3:00 p.m.- CEDIA Training, Room D167

Growth and Future Outlook for the High-end Audio Market

Two-thirds of U.S. broadband households use a streaming audio service: 40% use a free service to stream audio, while 26% subscribe to a paid streaming audio service. This interactive session will address growth trends such as streaming audio, high-resolution audio, whole-home audio, and wireless technologies. The future outlook for key audio devices will be explored, including headphones, sound bars, speakers, home theater audio, and multiroom audio systems.

Moderator: Brad Russell,  Research Analyst, Parks Associates

Brett Crockett, VP, Sound Tech R&D, Dolby Laboratories
Dr. Petros Belimpasakis, Senior Business Manager, Head of Premium Sound Category, Bang & Olufsen
Dannie Lau, General Manager, Networked Audio Division, DTS
Owen Kwon, President, IRIVER Inc. (Astell&Kern)
Michael Papish, Director of Platform Marketing, Sonos

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