Sunnyvale, Calif. - June 4, 2012 - Actiontec Electronics announced today that Brian Henrichs, Chief Business Development Officer at Actiontec Electronics, will be participating as a speaker at the upcoming CONNECTIONS™ at TIA, June 5-7, 2012, at the Gaylord Texan. Mr. Henrichs will participate in the session "Connected Consumer Electronics as the Set-top Box," on Wednesday, June 6 at 2:30 P.M.
The interactive panel session, moderated by Kurt Scherf, Vice President and Principal Analyst, Parks Associates, examines the opportunities created in the connections between connected CE and provider-based services. According to research from Parks Associates, total sales of video and audio connected consumer electronics products worldwide will be more than 292 million units in 2012 and grow to more than 760 million units by 2016.
"From televisions and tablets, to gaming consoles, e-readers, even smart appliances, we're hard pressed to find a consumer electronics device without an Internet connection these days," said Henrichs. "It's an exciting time for the home broadband market. This explosion of connected devices presents important opportunities, along with some challenges, for broadband service providers and their relationship with subscribers."
CONNECTIONS™ focuses on innovative solutions for the connected consumer and leading strategies to monetize digital content, mobile applications and services, value-added services, connected consumer electronics, and home systems. The conference features research sessions on OTT video, mobile and product apps, connected CE, and the connected home.
"Actiontec Electronics is an excellent addition to our lineup of speakers addressing the changing dynamics of this converging marketplace," said Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates. "CONNECTIONS™ features insights from over 100 companies developing new solutions for the connected home, providing attendees with case studies of new deployments, research trends, and direction for the industry."
Actiontec Electronics is also a sponsor of CONNECTIONS and will be featured in the Connected Home Pavilion, an area within the TIA 2012 Exhibit Hall featuring new products and services for the connected consumer.
More information about CONNECTIONS™ at TIA can be found at www.connectionsus.com.
About Actiontec Electronics
Actiontec Electronics develops broadband-powered solutions that connect people to the Internet, applications, and content they care about. Our products - including gigabit Ethernet fiber routers, high speed VDSL gateways, DSL modems, and home networking solutions - are deployed by some of the largest telecom carriers in North America. We listen to our customers, delivering future-proof solutions that help them stay competitive today and tomorrow, with faster access rates, advanced performance, and exciting applications. Our innovation has been recognized throughout the industry, with numerous awards. As a minority owned company, we're committed to the world we live in by promoting diversity among our employees and partners, and actively pushing a variety of green programs designed to reduce the carbon footprint of our company, and customers. Founded in 1993, Actiontec is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, and maintains branch offices in Colorado Springs, CO; Shanghai, China; and Taipei, Taiwan. For more information, call 408-752-7700 or visit http://www.actiontec.com.
About CONNECTIONS™The 16th annual CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Living Conference and Showcase will be co-located with TIA 2012: Inside the Network on June 5-7 at the Gaylord Hotel, Dallas, Texas. Hosted by international research firm Parks Associates, CONNECTIONS™ at TIA 2012 focuses on innovative solutions for the connected consumer and leading strategies to monetize digital content, mobile applications and services, value-added services, connected consumer electronics, and home systems.
The executive research conference includes presentations from Parks Associates' leading analysts and visionary sessions featuring executives in the connected entertainment and digital home technology industries. CONNECTIONS™ at TIA 2012 also features The Connected Home Pavilion, an area on the TIA exhibit floor where attendees can preview demos from operators, manufacturers, and solutions providers for the digital home.
For more information, contact email@example.com, call 972-490-1113, visit www.connectionsconference.com.