Parks Associates Announces Speakers for CONNECTIONS(TM) Digital Home Sessions at 2006 International CES.DALLAS Dallas, city (1990 pop. 1,006,877), seat of Dallas co., N Tex., on the Trinity River near the junction of its three forks; inc. 1871. The second largest Texas city, after Houston, and the eighth largest U.S. -- Parks Associates, the leading research analysts studying the digital home, today announced the participating executives for the six CONNECTIONS(TM) sessions it will host at 2006 International CES on January January: see month. 5-6, 2006.
The CONNECTIONS(TM) sessions at CES will feature industry executives, moderated by Parks Associates' analysts, and examine key topics for the connected home, including portable entertainment devices, home networking, digital distribution of media, and global consumer research on digital products and services.
"In 2005, U.S. consumers will spend more than $200 billion on entertainment products and services -- and that amount will continue to increase over the years," said Kurt Kurt is a given name. Its principal English variant is Curt, while others include Cord, Curd, and Kort. It originated as a short form of Curtis, Konrad (Conrad), and Kunibert. Scherf, vice president and principal analyst for Parks Associates. "These sessions will examine the consumer and technological trends driving this growth -- and what CES attendees can do to capitalize on Cap´i`tal`ize on`
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2006 International CES will take place January 5-8, 2006, at the Las Vegas Convention Center The Las Vegas Convention Center is owned and operated by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and is located in Clark County, Nevada. It is one of the largest Convention centers in the world. At the end of 2004, the center had 3. . The CONNECTIONS(TM) sessions will take place in the South Hall, Room S106/107:
Fun on the Run: Portable Entertainment Devices (Jan 5, 10:30 a.m.) Reaching the Unreachable Consumer: Advertising in the Digital Age (Jan 5, 12:00 p.m.) Making Media Meaningful: TV on Consumers' Terms (Jan 5, 1:30 p.m.) Next Steps Digital: Enabling a Whole-Home Entertainment Experience (Jan 5, 2:45 p.m.) Making the Network Work (Jan 6, 10:30 a.m.) Going Global: Understanding Buyer Preferences for Digital Services (Jan 6, 12:00 p.m.) Confirmed speakers for the sessions include: Robert Acker, Vice President, Music Services, RealNetworks, Inc. Jamie Berger, Vice President & General Manager, Consumer Products Division, IGN Entertainment Inc. Richard J. Caballero, Director, Product Line Mgt. DSL, SupportSoft Ron Cates, Vice President, North America Sales & Marketing, Metalink Christophe Duverne, Chairman, NFC Forum and Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Identification, Philips Semiconductors, Royal Philips Electronics, Semiconductor Division Mark Cook, Director, Imaging Systems, Eastman Kodak Company Dr. Beth Erez, VP Strategic Alliances, NDS Scott Ferris, SVP and GM, Atlas On Demand Inder Gopal, Chief Product Officer, Sereniti Inc. Ed Graczyk, Director of Marketing & Communications, Microsoft Corporation Seth Kenvin, Vice President of Strategic Marketing, BigBand Networks Art Lancaster, CTO, Affinegy Selina Lo, President & CEO, Ruckus Wireless (formerly Video54) Ken Morse, Vice President, Client Architecture, Scientific-Atlanta Francesco Prato, Business Development Manager for NFC, Philips Semiconductors Paul Sandberg, Senior Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing, Business Unit Home, Philips Semiconductors, Philips Steve Shannon, Founder and Executive Vice President, Akimbo Scott Smyers, VP Network and Systems Architecture, Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Roland Van der Meer, CoFounder and Partner, ComVentures Chris Wimmer, IPTV Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft Corporation Dave Whetstone, Chief Marketing Officer, MobiTV Russell Zack, Chief Operating Officer, Cauldron Solutions
CONNECTIONS(TM): The Digital Home Conference and Showcase A showcase, or vitrine, is a glassed-in cabinet or case for displaying delicate or valuable articles such as objects d'art or merchandise in a shop, museum, or house. , produced by Parks Associates in partnership with the Consumer Electronics Association, is the largest international executive conference for digital home technologies. Registration for these sessions is directly through CES. Please visit www.cesweb.org See .org.
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CONNECTIONS(TM): The Digital Home Conference and Showcase, produced by Parks Associates in partnership with the Consumer Electronics Association, is the largest international executive conference for digital home technologies.
This executive conference features 80+ sponsors and 90+ speakers supporting the industry through their participation. With 700+ attendees, the conference will focus on the following market areas: Digital Entertainment and Multimedia Applications; Home Networking and Residential Gateways; Consumer Mobility and Device/Content Portability; Applications, Services, and Consumer Value; and Home Controls, Security, and Health Management. http://www.connectionsconference.com.
About Parks Associates: Parks Associates is a market research and consulting firm Noun 1. consulting firm - a firm of experts providing professional advice to an organization for a fee
business firm, firm, house - the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a focused on all product and service segments that are "digital" or provide connectivity A generic term for connecting devices to each other in order to transfer data back and forth. It often refers to network connections, which embraces bridges, routers, switches and gateways as well as backbone networks. within the home. The company's expertise includes home networks, digital entertainment, consumer electronics, broadband broadband
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Publicly accessible computer network connecting many smaller networks from around the world. It grew out of a U.S. Defense Department program called ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network), established in 1969 with connections between computers at the services, and home systems.
Founded in 1986, Parks Associates creates research capital for companies ranging from Fortune 500 to small start-ups through market reports, multiclient studies, consumer research, workshops, and custom-tailored client solutions. Parks Associates also hosts Fall Focus and co-hosts CONNECTIONS(TM) (in partnership with the Consumer Electronics Association) each year. http://www.parksassociates.com