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November 12, 2013 03:00 ET

Parks Associates and Industry Leaders Discuss Smart Home and Entertainment Service Strategies at CONNECTIONS™ Europe This Week

Magine, Orange, British Gas, Com Hem, Securitas Direct - Verisure, Viacom International Media Networks and Others Share Insights at CONNECTIONS™ Europe

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS--(Marketwired - Nov 12, 2013) - Parks Associates will host over 125 executives this week at CONNECTIONS™ Europe, a two-day technology conference in Amsterdam focused on the challenges and new business strategies for monetizing connected-home services, including video, tech support, and home management.

The eighth-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe: Monetization Strategies for the Connected Home, November 12-13, is sponsored by iControl Networks, Amdocs, AT&T, iYogi, PlanetEcosystems, SAFEVIEW, Securitas Direct - Verisure, Sigma Designs, SmartOTT, Sutherland Global Services, AlertMe, Intamac, Linear, Cisco, and INSTEON.

"CONNECTIONS™ Europe brings together high-level industry experts from a variety of connected-home areas," said Stuart Sikes, president, Parks Associates. "Our sessions focus on business strategies and consumer engagement as well as services, technologies and new business opportunities. The 2013 keynotes from Orange, iControl Networks, and Securitas Direct - Verisure will provide attendees with the latest developments in the evolution of TV, cloud-enabled services and smart home revenues."

2013 Sessions:


Engaging Consumers: Connected Home Business Models

KEYNOTE: The Evolution of TV 2013-2020
Patrice Slupowski, VP, Digital Innovation & Communities, Orange

Integration of Security and Energy into Service Provider Offerings

Multiscreen Services and TV Anywhere

Discovery and Personalization for TV Services

KEYNOTE: "IoT" connects devices, but Cloud-Enabled Services provide the real value
Paul Dawes, EVP & GM, iControl Networks

TV Apps and the New Customer Experience


The Future for the Set-top Box

KEYNOTE: Creating Smart Home Revenues through Customer Focus and Partnerships
Dick Seger, CEO and President, Securitas Direct - Verisure

Changing Role of Service Providers in the Connected Home

New Entertainment Platforms and Content Distribution

Interoperability in the Home Controls Market

Consumer Tech Support in a Multiscreen Home

Content and Service Strategies to Capture the OTT Consumer

Big Data and Cloud Services in the Connected Home

Agenda at View the full list of speakers. 

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