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Parks Associates Home Systems Analyst To Present New Consumer Data And Forecasts At Home Controls Summit

Bill Ablondi to present Wednesday, April 9

(PresseBox) (Dallas, Texas, ) Bill Ablondi, Director of Home Systems, Parks Associates, will present new home systems research at The European Home Controls Summit at the Marriott Hotel in Frankfurt/Main on April 9, 2008.

Bill Ablondi will present the latest trends and opportunities for Home Controls. Bill will discuss the multiple paths into the home from lighting controls and energy management to entertainment and security systems. He will also highlight remote home monitoring and how consumer interests vary by country. Bill will also present on the evolution of the humble Universal Remote Control from entertainment peripheral to universal user interface

What: Home Control: Trends and Opportunities

Total U.S. revenues for installed home theaters and multiroom audio systems will grow to more than $11 billion by 2012, and Parks Associates forecast the number of new installations to grow 67% over the same period, from 166,000 per year in 2007 to 277,000 by 2012. Bill will present on the following topics: multiple home paths, remote home monitoring, and evolution of the Universal Remote Control.

Who: Bill Ablondi, Director of Home Systems Research, Parks Associates
When: Wednesday, April 9, 09:05 A.M.
Where: Marriott Hotel, Frankfurt/Main
Media Access: Contact Fabian Sprengel:
Interviews: To arrange a meeting with Bill, please contact Mindi Sue Sternblitz-Rubenstein at or 972-996-0212.

About Bill Ablondi

Bill Ablondi is an information technology market analyst with 25 years experience advising computer and related peripheral manufacturers, software publishers, communication service, and Internet providers. He has directed syndicated advisory services and related custom consulting activities for several leading research firms in addition to Parks Associates.