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50% of consumers 50 and older very interested in emergency panic button service or home emergency system

CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES® to features session on independent living with speakers from Alarm.com, Centrica Hive, Medical Guardian, MobileHelp, and Uber Health

Parks Associates research shows that 50% of consumers ages 50 and older in U.S. broadband households are very interested in an emergency panic button service or home emergency system. The international research firm will address how solutions that improve quality of life for seniors are expanding market opportunities for independent living solutions at the 13th-annual CONNECTIONS™ Summit: IoT and the Smart Home on January 8 at CES® 2019 in Las Vegas, which concludes with a networking reception, sponsored by Homematic IP.

CONNECTIONS™ Summit features multiple sessions examining mass-market business strategies, partnership opportunities, the impact of voice on the user experience, and advances in AI and data analytics. CONNECTIONS™ Summit sponsors include Alarm.com, Asurion, Cirrent, F-Secure, Homematic IP, Hive Home, Inspire, Minim, ROC-Connect, and Trusource Labs.

Interest in Independent Living Products or Services | Parks Associates

“Consumers 50 and older show strong interest in connected services that can support daily living needs that become more difficult with age,” said Jennifer Kent, Director, Research Quality & Product Development, Parks Associates. “New solutions, like the Uber Health initiative, can tap into this demand and growing interest in connected services for health-related purposes, and we will see many more examples of connected health solutions at CES 2019. In the independent living session at CONNECTIONS™ Summit, we will discuss the latest innovations and trends that extend and improve the independent living experience.”

The session Independent Living: Serving Consumers at Home, January 8 at 4:15 p.m., will examine smart home solutions that deliver life- and cost-saving health benefits at home, including medical monitoring, telehealth technologies, and personalized delivery/transportation services. Dina Abdelrazik, Research Analyst, Parks Associates, will moderate the session.

Speakers for the session include:

  • Rob Flippo, CEO, MobileHelp
  • Geoff Gross, Founder & CEO, Medical Guardian
  • Jay Holley, Head of Partnerships, Uber Health
  • Claire Miles, Managing Director, Centrica Hive Ltd
  • Lainie Muller, Director, Wellness, Alarm.com
     

CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES is a one-day executive summit that focuses on the best business models and value propositions in the Internet of Things (IoT), the smart home, and connected and mobile CE and services. The event includes six executive sessions, two special presentations, and a networking reception, sponsored by Homematic IP, on January 8, the opening day of CES.

For more information on Parks Associates research or events, visit www.parksassociates.com, or contact sales@parksassociates.com, 972-490-1113. To schedule an interview with an analyst or to request specific research data, please contact Julia Homier at Julia.homier@parksassociates.com.

About CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES

CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES is an annual research and industry event hosted by international research firm Parks Associates at CES in Las Vegas.

The 2019 CONNECTIONS™ Summit features panels examining successful consumer-focused strategies in designing and deploying IoT, smart home, and connected CE and health solutions. Leading analysts from host Parks Associates present consumer research and moderate expert discussions on crossover opportunities among these ecosystems, with insights on emerging trends, including AI, voice controls, and growing privacy concerns. CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES is THE place to be to learn about the smart home, get the latest consumer research, and network with strategic decision makers in this growing market.

The 2019 CONNECTIONS™ Summit will take place January 8 during CES, which runs January 8-11 in Las Vegas. Follow the event on Twitter at @CONN_Summit.

For information about CONNECTIONS™ Summit, contact sales@parksassociates.com or call 972-490-1113 or visit www.connectionssummit.com.

About Parks Associates: Parks Associates is an internationally recognized market research and consulting company specializing in emerging consumer technology products and services. Founded in 1986, Parks Associates creates research capital for companies ranging from Fortune 500 to small start-ups through market reports, primary studies, consumer research, custom research, workshops, executive conferences, and annual service subscriptions.

The company's expertise includes the Internet of Things (IoT), digital media and platforms, entertainment and gaming, home networks, Internet and television services, digital health, mobile applications and services, support services, consumer apps, advanced advertising, consumer electronics, energy management, and home control systems and security.

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

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