CONNECTIONS: Europe – November 13-14, 2018

November 12, 2018 / EVENTS

CONNECTIONS: Europe - Amsterdam - November 13-14, 2018

PARIS, 12th November 2018 — Overkiz announced today that Matthieu DE BROCA, International Business Development Manager, will speak during the 13th-annual CONNECTIONS: Europe conference in Amsterdam on November 13-14, 2018. Matthieu de Broca will participate in the session “State of the Smart Home Market” on 13 November 2018 at 8:30.

The interactive panel session, moderated by Jennifer Kent, Director, Research Quality & Product, Parks Associates examines the current state of the smart home market, drivers and areas of momentum. The panelists will discuss barriers to growth, the impact of recent data privacy regulations and shifts in the competitive landscape.
Some UK Smart Home Market key figures:

6% of U.K. broadband households own a smart thermostat, compared to 13% in the U.S.
16% of U.K. broadband households own a smart home device, compared to 26% in the U.S
16% of U.K. broadband households familiar with smart video doorbells
By 2021, more than 18% of broadband households in the U.K. will have a networked/IP camera, while adoption in Germany will reach nearly 12%

The 13th-annual CONNECTIONS: Europe, hosted by research firm Parks Associates, features keynote presentations from keynotes from Inwido and IBM, Bosch Smart Home, Orange, Parks Associates, and Philips to discuss business opportunities, revenue strategies, partnership opportunities, and technology disruptions for the smart home, security, energy management, and wellness industries.
“Familiarity and popularity regarding smart home products are increasing globally, and as the interoperability, capabilities, and marketing of these products expand, so will their adoption rates,” said,” said Elizabeth Parks, SVP, Parks Associates.

Europe is in line to achieve strong growth over the next several years, as products become more widespread and affordable, as large players promote new products and voice-based innovations, and as consumers are more aware of the use cases for convenience, safety, and energy management.”

Information about CONNECTIONS: Europe is available at here. Press passes for the event are available at http://www.parksassociates.com/events/connections-europe/media.Follow the conference on Twitter at @CONN_EU and #CONNEU18.

About Overkiz.

Overkiz simplifies IoT connectivity. We provide global IoT solutions that connect, install, control and monitor equipment from different manufacturers and technologies for home and building automation. Our customizable and interoperable IoT platform includes gateways, a cloud architecture, APIs, mobile apps and an e-maintenance tool.
We help equipment manufacturers, service and telecoms providers, developers and smart device distributors quickly deploy powerful connected solutions and services. Overkiz is an OEM company and a subsidiary of the Somfy Group, world leader in the automatic control of openings and closures in homes and buildings.


Produced by Parks Associates, the 13th-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe is a two-day executive conference focused on the impact of IoT on the consumer. The event explores innovative business strategies, new crossover industry partnerships, and advancements in IoT (Internet of Things) solutions that are creating more consumer engagement and business opportunities for smart home, cloud services, and connected entertainment solutions. Parks Associates industry analysts moderate all sessions, with discussion, insights, and networking with leading executives representing all IoT ecosystems.

CONNECTIONS™ Europe: Strategies for the Smart Home and Consumer IoT will take place 13-14 November 2018 in Amsterdam at the the Amsterdam Marriott Hotel in Amsterdam.