December 5, 2023

38% of households own at least one smart home device, up 2% from the previous year

CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES to address the impact of connected products on the rapidly evolving connected home landscape

DALLAS, October 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — International research firm Parks Associates today announced the program for the 17e Annual CONNECTIONS™: Smart Home Growth Strategies Summit, held at Vegas on January 5 at the Venetian Conference Hall, in conjunction with CES® 2023. The annual event features Parks Associates’ team of analysts and industry players, with information on new business models, advancements technology and services from connected devices and home services.

The latest Parks Associates survey of 10,000 internet households shows that 38% of households own at least one smart home device, up 2% from a year ago. Consumers continue to buy connected products. Twenty-seven percent of internet-connected U.S. households report purchasing a smart home device in the past 12 months, and 44% of households say they intend to purchase a smart home device in the next 12 months.

The CONNECTIONS™ Summit, sponsored by the Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA), Johnson Controls,, Cooktop Safety, Ivani and Rapid Response Monitoring, brings together leading leaders in the fields of smart home, connected health, privacy and security, value-added services, and home security industries.

“There is so much to say. All channels that develop and deliver smart home products have seen new demand, with rising consumer expectations and new opportunities to deliver an integrated connected experience in the home,” said Chris White, research director, Parks Associates and co-host of the Connected Consumer podcast. “We are excited to bring industry leaders together to talk about the progress of the connected home.”

The agenda includes the following sessions:

09:00 Value Added Services – Broadband Extension
10:00 a.m. Scaling the smart home: smart apartments and smart spaces
11:00 a.m. New era of home energy: EV, solar, storage
1:00 p.m. Smart Home Security: automation, response and new value
2:00 p.m. Smart Home platforms: interoperability and partnerships, sponsored by CSA Alliance
3:00 p.m. Virtual Care and Independent Living: Keeping Seniors Safe
4:00 p.m. The Whole House Experience: Use Cases, Services, and Support
5:30 p.m. Networking Reception

  • Keally DeWittVP Marketing and Public Policy, GAF Energy
  • Jennifer DoctorSenior Manager, Product Management, Johnson Controls
  • Leslie trayHead of Renewable Energy and Resilience, Georgia Power Company
  • Michelle Mindala FreemanManager, Marketing and Member Services, Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA)
  • Mehul PatelCEO, Minimal
  • Vickie RodgersVice President and General Manager, Cox Communities
  • Michael RovitoPresident, Dwello
  • Paul WilliamsProduct manager, Nice North America
  • Charlotte YehChief Medical Officer, AARP Services

According to Parks Associates quarterly surveys of 10,000 Internet households:

  • 88% have internet
  • 54% have a connected health device
  • 40% have a security solution
  • 15% have a network camera
  • 56% own a smart TV
  • 83% subscribe to an OTT service

CONNECTIONS™ Summit is accepting submissions from speakers. For sponsorship information, contact Ashton Gambrel at [email protected]. To request a research or interview, contact Rosey Sera, [email protected]972.996.0233.

About the 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 Vegas. The executive event includes a day of panel discussions on the smart home, Internet of Things (IoT), connected health and connected entertainment, with trends and implications for connected consumers and opportunities for businesses to generate new revenues and develop innovative business models.

The 17the The annual CONNECTIONS™ Summit will take place January 5 during the CES, which takes place January 5-8 in Vegas. Follow the event on Twitter at @CONN_Summit. http//

Rosimely Sera
Parks Associates
[email protected]

SOURCE Associated Parks