Adam Justice, ConnectSense to present at Parks Associates’ 22nd-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference

Julia Homier

Parks Associates
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Adam Justice, ConnectSense to present at Parks Associates’ 22nd-annual
CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference

Naperville, IL, 5/17/18 – ConnectSense announced today that Adam Justice will participate as a speaker at Parks Associates’ 22nd-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference, held May 22-24 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco. CONNECTIONS™ includes more than 650 executives and focuses on ways to engage consumers and grow revenues in the converging IoT industries, including smart home, connected health, and mobile and entertainment ecosystems.

Adam Justice, CEO, ConnectSense will participate in the session “Voice-First Experience: From Smart Speakers to the Whole House”, on Thursday, 5/24/18 at 11:30 AM. The interactive panel session, moderated by Dina Abdelrazik, Research Analyst, Parks Associates examines near-field and far-field options in new voice technologies and the challenges in presenting a seamless voice-first experience in a household where multiple different smart products are listening and responding.

Parks Associates estimates 55% of U.S. broadband households will have a smart speaker with a voice-based personal assistant by 2021.

“I’m excited to join GE Lighting, Google, Sensory and Tri Cascade at CONNECTIONS™ for a discussion around current and coming trends in new voice technologies,” said Adam Justice, CEO of ConnectSense. “Year after year, CONNECTIONS™ is a terrific event to network with key players in the connected home industry.”

The conference also features keynotes by executives from Comcast, Google, Intel, Samsung, and T-Mobile, as well as new research from Parks Associates. Sessions will provide insight into critical issues including consumer privacy, interoperability, partnerships, platform integration, big data, personalization, and new distribution models.

“CONNECTIONS™ brings together top executives, media, and thought leaders in the connected consumer markets to address critical business issues pertaining to the converging entertainment, media, and service markets for consumers,” said Elizabeth Parks, Senior Vice President, Parks Associates. “ConnectSense will provide great insight into key trends in the smart home markets and the next steps necessary to move into the mass market.”

More information about CONNECTIONS™ is available at www.connectionsus.com. Press passes for the event are available at http://www.parksassociates.com/events/connections-us/media/presspass. To speak with an analyst or request specific research data, please contact Julia Homier at julia.homier@parksassociates.com or 972.996.0214. Follow the conference on Twitter at @CONNECTIONS_US and #CONNUS18.
 

About CONNECTIONS™

Parks Associates' 22nd-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference will take place May 22-24, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in San Francisco. CONNECTIONS™ is the premier connected home event hosting more than 600 executives from the connected entertainment, IoT, and smart home industries. 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.

ConnectSense Partners with Wayne Water Systems to Integrate its IoT 80/20™ Technology in its Premium Connected Basement Protection Systems

Bringing best-in-class smart products to market quicker and more affordable than ever with its complete, in-house IoT solution, ConnectSense has collaborated with Wayne Water Systems to take basement protection to a new level

NAPERVILLE, IL -- February 8, 2018 -- ConnectSense, a leader in smart home connectivity, has partnered with Wayne Water Systems, creators of worry free residential water management solutions, on its first premium digitally connected basement protection sump system.

The Basement Guardian, powered by ConnectSense’s IoT 80/20™ platform, is a premium, Wi-Fi connected, total basement protection system featuring two full size, all cast iron pumps. The new efficient backup pump can drain 11,000 gallons of water on a single charge. The Basement Guardian has been billed as the Hardest Working Pump You’ll Never Hear™ due to its silent build. When a home loses power, the Local Link™ technology allows the homeowner to monitor their basement on their iOS or Android app from wherever they are.

The team at ConnectSense, with more than five years of Internet of Things (IoT) experience, leveraged their IoT 80/20 cloud platform built on industry-leading technology for scalability, reliability, and cost efficiency.  Additionally, ConnectSense lead development efforts for the full firmware, hardware, web app, as well as the iOS and Android mobile apps.

To-date, ConnectSense has collaborated with several large home brands to make traditional household items smart. Some additional recent partners include one of the world's largest manufacturers of plumbing supplies, Moen, and premium lock manufacturer Schlage.

"Our team works great with companies like Wayne, who are passionate for their work and the customers they serve. The ConnectSense team is able to get their product connected and to market quickly and affordably, while staying competitive in their marketplace," said Adam Justice, CEO of ConnectSense. "This allows them to focus on what they do best, building reliable, industry-leading pumps that help keep homes dry."

"We didn’t want to bring the Basement Guardian to market without leveraging a partnership with ConnectSense," said Donald Williams, VP of Engineering at Wayne Water Systems. "They have an impressive reputation for producing seamless customer experiences and monitoring capabilities that are essential for the at-home sump pump system. We are confident they are the best partner to offer the IoT development our team needed."

The Basement Guardian will be available for purchase in April 2018 for $1,700. For more information about the partnership, please contact PR representative Kristen Mondshein at kristen@sourcecodecomms.com.

 

About ConnectSense
ConnectSense develops and manufactures a range of connected products designed to make the smart home attainable and manageable for consumers. With a focus on ease of use and simplicity, ConnectSense offers products that help users control and monitor their home.

ConnectSense partners with a selection of companies to power new products to market quickly and cost-effectively by providing its IoT 80/20™ platform combined with in-house engineering

expertise. ConnectSense can be found at www.connectsense.com and on Twitter at @ConnectSense.

 

About Wayne Water Systems

Founded in 1928 Wayne Water Systems , formerly Wayne Home Equipment Co., has been assembling quality residential water pumps for nearly 7 decades. Focused on QUALITY, SERVICE, and INNOVATION Wayne helps its customers protect and enjoy their homes by providing them with worry free water management solutions. The company strives to be the global brand of choice for residential basement protection, nuisance water removal and fresh water supply systems. For additional information and to contact Wayne, visit www.waynepumps.com

 

Media Contact:

Kristen Mondshein

kristen@sourcecodecomms.com

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ConnectSense Launches Smart In-Wall Outlet at CES 2018

ConnectSense Launches Smart In-Wall Outlet at CES 2018

Taking smart home technology to the next level, from augmenting the home to building into it, while supporting voice and best in class smart home ecosystems

Building upon the success of the original external Smart Outlet, ConnectSense has designed a hard-wired version, the Smart In-Wall Outlet. Once installed, the Outlet allows for complete control and monitoring of any device that is plugged into either one of the WiFi-connected outlets, including lights, fans, and other plug-in devices. The built-in plug detection automatically senses when a device is plugged in, and can be controlled using the app, built-in touch controls or voice control via third party devices.

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Industrial manufacturing is one of the areas where interconnectedness will have the largest impact. There are already ways in which automation has greatly increased the profitability and capacity of manufacturers, but this is only the beginning. In Covisint’s new article, they explore the amazing possibilities achievable when the IoT is applied in industrial environments. 

To read what they have to say check out their post here: https://www.covisint.com/blog/how-the-internet-of-things-can-improve-manufacturing-facilities/