SAN FRANCISCO, 7th May, 2015
EVRYTHNG announced today that Curt Schacker, VP & Managing Director, Connected Systems, will participate as a speaker at CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference , May 19-21, in San Francisco. Schacker will contribute to the session “IoT and APIs: Extending Functionality for Connected Devices” on Tuesday 19 May at 4.15pm.
The interactive panel session, moderated by Maia Hinkle, Research Analyst, Parks Associates examines the impact of APIs and their role in the design and sales of connected devices, with speakers providing insights into the business models and case studies emerging from industry sectors using these tools to create new user experiences.
Parks Associates research shows over 50% of all smart home device owners consider interoperability very important.
“In the context of the Internet of Things, interoperability extends beyond devices working together. At EVRYTHNG, we’re excited about the potential for integrating connected appliances with smart products that gain a digital identity through a smart tag like NFC or RFID – and have built our IoT platform to enable this,” says Schacker.
Parks Associates will host the 19th-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference, May 19-21, at the Omni Hotel in San Francisco, CA. The event brings together industry leaders in the connected entertainment and digital home technology industries to critical issues pertaining to the converging entertainment, media, smart home, and service markets for consumers.
“Consumers recognize the expansive possibilities inherent in the connected home, where they can leverage the same connectivity to stream a movie, control their thermostat, and secure the home,” said Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates. “CONNECTIONS™ explores the full range of possibilities for companies active in the connected home, including new ways to monetize technologies and add value to offerings through unique partnerships, targeted marketing messages, and emerging sectors, such as wearables and the connected car.”
The 19th-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference will take place May 19-21 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in San Francisco. CONNECTIONS™ hosts over 400 executives in the connected entertainment, IoT, and smart home industries in an intimate networking environment.
The event provides networking opportunities and insights from industry players on entertainment, mobile, and smart home market segments. Parks Associates research analysts moderate each session, which feature consumer research on adoption and trends, forecasts of new products and services, evaluation of new business strategies, and concrete recommendations about technology innovations, strategic partnerships, monetization opportunities, and value-added services.
Information about CONNECTIONS™ is available at www.connectionsus.com.
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