Parks Associates’ 23rd-annual CONNECTIONS’: The Premier Connected Home Conference will take place May 21-23, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in San Francisco. CONNECTIONS is the only connected home event to focus on the use cases and emerging business models that will successfully engage consumers and grow revenues in the converging IoT industries – including AI, machine learning, and blockchain.
The opening keynote will be delivered by Chris Jones, Chief Technology Officer at iRobot, who will discuss the integration of AI and smart home products.
The event also features a research workshop highlighting Parks Associates’ smart home insight consumer data.’
Panelists will discuss:’
o AI, Machine Learning, and Data Analytics in the Smart Home’
o The Impact of AI on Consumer Entertainment’
o Blockchain for Connected Home and Entertainment
Main conference sessions include:’
o The first session is titled AI, Machine Learning, and Blockchain’
Future Tech Driving the Smart Home. During this session panelists will examine the impact these emerging technologies will have on the smart home and the associated challenges with implementing these technologies in the home. Panelists include executives from Mnubo, IBM, Audio Analytic, and Neura.
o Partnerships: Key to Success in the Smart Home, will address examine the current lines of successful partnerships, tips for brokering these relationships, and how innovations such as AI and advanced data analytics might facilitate or reconfigure these equations.
o Investments: Identifying Growth Areas, will bring together venture capital and investment experts to discuss the leading areas of investment within the smart home industry, identifying priorities among investors and future investments within emerging technology like blockchain and AI.
Keynote speakers and special sessions feature leading players addressing strategies and innovations that expand the smart home ecosystem and use cases: ‘Alarm.com, Arlo, Chamberlain Group, Comcast, Control4, iRobot, KB Home, Lennar, Nortek Security & Control, Signify, and Vivint Smart Home.