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Motorola's John Burke Focuses on the Consumer at CONNECTIONS 2005
[March 31, 2005]

Motorola's John Burke Focuses on the Consumer at CONNECTIONS 2005


DALLAS --(Business Wire)-- March 31, 2005 -- The Digital Home Conference and Showcase will feature a special discussion on the role of the consumer in the connected home with the luncheon keynote from Motorola, Inc.

John Burke, corporate vice president and general manager of the Consumer Solutions Business, Connected Home Business, for Motorola, will deliver the luncheon keynote, titled The Consumer is the Center of the Connected Home, on Thursday May 12, 2005, at 12:00 p.m.



CONNECTIONS(TM): The Digital Home Conference and Showcase, produced by Parks Associates in partnership with the Consumer Electronics Association, will take place May 11-13, 2005, at the Hyatt Regency near the San Francisco Airport in Burlingame, Calif.

"Matching consumers' demand for content applications and value-added services will drive second-stage growth of digital living opportunities beyond basic data connectivity," said Kurt Scherf, vice president and principal analyst at Parks Associates. "John Burke will emphasize to CONNECTIONS(TM) attendees the importance of understanding consumer needs as the key to developing appropriate service and product offerings."


In his keynote presentation, Burke will discuss the implications of matching technology to consumer needs, including the new levels of simplicity and service made possible with the seamless integration of technology into everyday life. Throughout the presentation, Burke will highlight how the connected home plays an important role in making Motorola's vision of "seamless mobility" a reality.

More information on sponsoring and attending CONNECTIONS(TM), including online registration, is available at http://www.connectionsconference.com. For information about sponsoring CONNECTIONS(TM), contact sales@parksassociates.com or call 972-490-1113.

About CONNECTIONS(TM)

CONNECTIONS(TM): The Digital Home Conference and Showcase, produced by Parks Associates in partnership with the Consumer Electronics Association, is the largest international executive conference for digital home technologies.

This executive conference features 80+ sponsors and 90+ speakers supporting the industry through their participation. With 700+ attendees, the conference will focus on the following market areas: Digital Entertainment and Multimedia Applications; Home Networking and Residential Gateways; Consumer Mobility and Device/Content Portability; Applications, Services, and Consumer Value; and Home Controls, Security, and Health Management. www.connectionsconference.com.

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