Ayla Networks to Present at 23rd-Annual CONNECTIONS: The Premier Connected Home Conference

U.S. Broadband Households have an Average of 10.4 Connected Devices

May 17, 2019

Ayla Networks, whose Internet of Things (IoT) platform-as-a-service (PaaS) delivers industry-leading device management and application enablement, announced today that David Friedman, its Co-Founder, Executive Chairman, and Chief Strategy Officer will participate as a speaker at Parks Associates 23rd annual CONNECTIONS: The Premier Connected Home Conference, held May 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in San Francisco, California. CONNECTIONS is focused on the use cases and emerging business models that will successfully engage consumers and grow revenues in the converging IoT industries.

Friedman will participate in the session "Smart Home: Standalone Devices versus Whole Home Systems," on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. The interactive panel session, moderated by Patrice Samuels, Senior Analysts, Parks Associates, addresses the buyer journey and the impact of standalone devices versus whole system purchases on mass-market adoption.

Parks Associates latest research finds that: 75% of smart home device owners find their devices very valuable.

“Ayla Networks is happy to once again be a sponsor of the Connections conference, said Friedman. “The leading forum for smart home tech market analysis and thought leadership”.

CONNECTIONS addresses the challenge and opportunity for smart home providers as the adoption of smart home products and integration of multiple connected device markets increase. The event addresses new approaches and solutions for connectivity, interoperability, and more. 

“Consumers own on average just over ten connected devices, crossing entertainment, smart home, and health use cases,” said Denise Ernst, Vice President, Parks Associates. “This trend, combined with innovations in cloud technologies and service provision, creates opportunities for service providers to provide offerings that provide support options as well as data and privacy protection." 

More information about CONNECTIONS is available at www.CONNECTIONSUS.com. To request specific research data, contact Elizabeth Parks at eparks@parksassociates.com or 972-996-0202. Follow the event on Twitter at @CONNECTIONS_US and with the event hashtag #CONNUS19.

Free IoT Consultations

Ayla representatives will be available at table #28 to answer questions and offer free IoT consultations with Ayla technical staff. Attendees interested in scheduling one-on-one consultations with Ayla IoT experts can request an IoT consultation.


Parks Associates' 23rd-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference will take place May 21-23, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in San Francisco. CONNECTIONS™ is the premier connected home event hosting more than 650 executives from the connected entertainment, IoT, and smart home industries. CONNECTIONS™ provides networking opportunities combined with two days of visionary keynotes and conference sessions focused on technology adoption and trends, product and service forecasts, evaluation of new business strategies, and recommendations for strategic partnerships, monetization opportunities, and value-added service design. The event also features a research workshop highlighting Parks Associates’ smart home insight consumer data.

Throughout the event, sponsors offer tabletop demos during networking events, spotlighting new technology innovations and services for the entertainment, mobile, and smart home market segments. For more information, contact sales@parksassociates.com, call 972-490-1113, visit www.connectionsconference.com.

About Ayla Networks

Ayla Networks, a leading provider of edge connectivity, device management and application enablement for the Internet of Things (IoT), enables the world’s largest companies to connect any device, on any cloud, to any application. By leveraging the Ayla Agile IoT™ platform, customers are able to quickly productize future-proofed, connected products, while making device data usable for ongoing analytic insights and support for advanced business applications. For more information, visit www.aylanetworks.com.

Ayla Contact:

Prashanth Shetty

Vice President, Global Marketing

+1 (650) 483-2580