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2010-01-19 11:35:00

DALLAS, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates announced today that Robert Heffron, Utility Market Manager, Verizon, will deliver the morning keynote at the Smart Energy Summit on Wednesday, January 27, at 9:00 a.m. Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, hosted by Parks Associates in cooperation with Austin Energy, focuses on the opportunities and challenges in residential energy technologies. The conference takes place January 25-27 at the Hyatt Regency, Austin, Tex. In his...

2010-01-13 12:05:00

DALLAS, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- International research firm Parks Associates will host two CONNECTIONS(TM) Europe Summits in 2010. The first CONNECTIONS(TM) Europe of 2010 will be April 27 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. This executive summit will focus on connected consumer electronics and digital media, including analysis of new monetization models and the impact of technologies such as 3D TV and smartphones. The second CONNECTIONS(TM) Europe of 2010 will take place in November in Paris,...

2010-01-07 07:30:00

PC-on-TV Demonstration at CES 2010 Leverages Performance Synergies of Icron's ExtremeLink(TM) and ExtremeUSB(R) Technologies BURNABY, BC, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Icron Technologies (TSX Venture: IT), leading providers of ExtremeUSB(R) USB extension solutions, announced its new ExtremeLink(TM) PC-on-TV platform that combines video and USB streaming from a PC to any TV in the home. Consumers can utilize any TV in the home as a full performance PC with the ability to email, surf the...

2010-01-07 07:00:00

DALLAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- International research firm Parks Associates kicks off 2010 International CES today by hosting CONNECTIONS(TM) Summit at CES in Room S225, South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. This one-day event features executives from over 30 companies speaking in sessions moderated by Parks Associates' expert industry analysts: Service Provider Strategies for the Connected Home The Connected TV - Displays and Beyond Consumer Electronics Purchases: Are Consumers...

2010-01-06 10:18:00

DALLAS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates announced today the Smart Energy Summit will feature a special session focusing on the Pecan Street Project, with a presentation from the project's executive director Brewster McCracken on January 27, 3:30 p.m. Mr. McCracken will discuss the activities of the Pecan Street Project, which was awarded $10.4 million in federal stimulus money in November 2009 for its proposed Energy Internet project. Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer,...

2009-12-03 10:39:00

DALLAS, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- International research firm Parks Associates today announced the preliminary agenda and current speakers, sponsors, and advisory board for the Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer. This conference, hosted in cooperation with Austin Energy on January 25-27 at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Tex., focuses on opportunities in residential energy management and the challenges of bringing Smart Grid technologies to U.S. households. Sessions include the latest...

2009-12-02 10:02:00

DALLAS, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates today announced the speakers for the CONNECTIONS(TM) Summit at CES in Las Vegas, January 7, on the first day of the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Over thirty speakers will participate in sessions moderated by Parks Associates analysts and featuring consumer and industry research on smartphones, mobile services, 3D TV, and smart grid technologies. "CONNECTIONS(TM) Summit will feature our current Consumer Decision Process...

2009-12-01 09:33:00

DALLAS, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Adoption of non-text mobile data services has exceeded 40% of the more than 70 million U.S. broadband households with a mobile phone service, according to Parks Associates' new consumer study Mobile Convergence: Platforms, Applications, and Services. Over one-fourth of mobile service users have adopted mobile Internet and e-mail services, eclipsing other mobile data ARPU drivers like mobile TV and music, indicating that carriers will have to win subscribers...

2009-11-19 09:54:00

DALLAS, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- International research firm Parks Associates today announced the Premier Sponsorship Program and the company's 2010 event schedule, which includes CONNECTIONS(TM), the inaugural Smart Energy Summit, CONNECTIONS(TM) Summits in Europe and at CES, and monthly research Webcasts. The Premier Sponsorship Program offers opportunities for companies to participate at multiple events and receive customized benefits and additional recognition throughout the year....

2009-11-11 10:22:00

DALLAS, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of U.S. broadband households watching premium online content, including movies and TV shows via the Internet, doubled in the last year, according to Broadband, Communications, and Entertainment Bundles, a new study from Parks Associates. Currently over 25 million U.S. broadband households regularly watch full-length TV shows online, while over 20 million watch movies online. The international research firm reports that the growing popularity of...