Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Parks Associates President Stuart Sikes to moderate “Home Automation: The New Revenue Generator?” at Cable Congress

International research firm shares new research data and insights on home controls and automation

Stuart Sikes,President, Parks Associates, will moderate the session “Home Automation: The New Revenue Generator?” at Cable Congresson Thursday, March 7, 9:30 a.m. in London.

New research from Parks Associates:

  • 23% of U.K. broadband households have an electronic home security system. Less than 20% have one in France and Belgium, while only 6% of German households have a system.
  • By 2020, the U.K. and Spain will have over 20 million smart meters. France and Germany will exceed 30 million.
  • One-third of German broadband households prefer a home security company to provide connected home monitoring equipment and services. Utilities are the second-most preferred provider but do not score more than 20% of households among any European country.


What: “Home Automation: The New Revenue Generator?”

Home automation is a growing trend worldwide, but it raises many questions: is it a new way to generate revenue? Will it further engage customers? Is it the next step in product development? Get answers as this panel takes a close look at the latest deployments in the U.S., where home security leads the charge, and in Europe, where the focus is on controls and energy.

PARTICIPANTS:
Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates (Moderator)
Paul Dawes, EVP and GM, Security and Telecommunications Division, iControl
David Perez, CEO, Intamac
Sylvain Riviere, Director, Global Sales, Sigma Designs
Mary Turner, CEO, AlertMe

When: Thursday, March 7, 9:30 a.m.

Where: The Lancaster Hotel
London, Lancaster Terrace
London, W2 2TY

Cable Congress is recognized as the leading event dedicated to the cable and media industries in Europe. In 2012, the congress attracted over 850 senior-ranking delegates from over 35 countries representing the cable, content, technology, and new media industries.

Press Registration/Information: Contact Krisztina Homolay, krisztina.homolay@ctameurope.com, to request a press pass or register at http://cablecongress.com/.

Interview: To request an interview or additional information about Parks Associates, contact Holly Sprague at hsprague@gmail.com, +1.720.987.6614.

About Parks Associates: Parks Associates, a woman-owned and woman-led internationally recognized market research and consulting company, specializes in emerging technology solutions serving the consumer and small to medium business (SMB) markets. Celebrating its 35th year in 2021, Parks Associates is a partner to companies navigating the changing consumer technology landscapes through data-driven market insights, extensive consumer and industry intelligence, custom marketing services, and executive networking experiences and conferences.

The company's expertise includes home automation, control systems and security, digital media and platforms, entertainment and gaming, home networks, internet and video services, connected health and independent living solutions, mobile applications and services, support services, consumer electronics, and energy management solutions.

Each year, Parks Associates hosts industry webcasts, the CONNECTIONS™ Conference Series, Connected Health Summit, Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, and Future of Video: OTT, Pay TV, and Digital Media. http://www.parksassociates.com

Next: Smart home webcast reveals new opportunities in Europe for security, energy, and controls
Previous: Data Analytics for Consumer Heating and Cooling Systems Helps Generate Energy Savings, Reduce Runtime by up to 36%

Comments

    Be the first to leave a comment.

Post a Comment

Have a comment? Login or create an account to start a discussion.

© 1998-2021 Parks Associates. All Rights Reserved.