B9: Many Options: What Device Will be the Command Center of the Home Network?
4:00-5:15 PM
Room S219

The consumer’s home is filled with multiple devices offering a wide array of services and capabilities. As these devices become integrated into the home network, which device can be considered the central controlling device of the home network? Will the managed home network stem from a PC, Set Top Box, Home Gateway or even a gaming console? Panelists from the competitive consumer electronics (CE) space will offer their perspective on the necessary features and functionality of a central controlling device.

Moderator: Brad Kayton
Chief Operating Officer
4HomeMedia, Inc.

Panelists: John Yoon
Vice President of Marketing
Control4

Jeff Crews
Former General Manager
Home Monitoring & Control Services
Bell Canada

Martin Manniche
Chief Technology Officer - Connected Home
Linksys - A Division of Cisco

Ken Haase
Senior Director Product Line Management
Broadband Solutions Group
Home and Networks Mobility
Motorola, Inc.