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IHS to Present Traditional Security and Smart Home Market Overview at SMAhome International Exhibition & Conference

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IHS Technology analysts will provide guidance on opportunities associated with residential security and smart home solutions

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (March 31, 2016) – IHS (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, will join SMAhome International Exhibition & Conference 2016 as its media partner, April 19-21, 2016 at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taiwan.

Jim Dearing, Analyst for Security and Building Technologies at IHS Technology, will deliver a presentation, titled “A market overview: traditional security and the smart home” on Thursday, April 21. The SMAhome International Exhibition and Conference, run by Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd., is the world’s only business-to-business trade fair, dedicated to home security, home control, and smart home equipment and devices.

“The number of smart home service customers globally will reach nearly 45 million by 2018, but a number of common consumer concerns, such as privacy, difficulty of installation and value for money, are still to be alleviated,” said Dearing. “My presentation will set out the current state of the market and then delve into some of the barriers and technological trends expected to influence future prospects. There has been a great deal of activity in the smart home space from a wide variety of vendors over the past couple of years, but what do they have to gain and why now?”


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IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of insight, analytics and expertise in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape. Businesses and governments in more than 140 countries around the globe rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to sustainable, profitable growth and employs approximately 9,000 people in 33 countries around the world.

About SMAhome

Gathering more than 200 authentic manufacturers and a complete value chain of more than 1,000 innovations under one roof, SMAhome highlights the deployment of advanced technologies in home, such as Internet of Things, cloud services and home energy management (HEM) systems. A variety of concurrent events will be held to maximize visitor show experience, including the Machine-to-Machine Platform & Software Summit, ZigBee/Z-Wave Protocol Gallery, business-matching program and Systems Integrator Forum.

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