Events

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Only 30% of consumers believe that smart thermostats are affordable

IoT research workshop addresses consumer adoption of smart energy and the role of incentives in expanding engagement in residential energy management

Smart energy research by international research firm Parks Associates reveals only 30% of U.S. broadband households believe that smart thermostats are affordable and only 18% of consumers would purchase one of these devices for $250, the historic price point for products such as Nest, ecobee, and Honeywell Lyric. Parks Associat ...read more

Monday, January 08, 2018

CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES 2018 to examine strategies to broaden adoption of smart home and IoT solutions

Parks Associates will host CONNECTIONS™ Summit: IoT and the Smart Home on January 9 at CES® 2018, at the Venetian, Level 4, Marcello, 4405 in Las Vegas. Throughout CES, the research firm will be at booth #40562 at the Sands Expo.

“Smart home markets made tremendous progress in 2017, so our focus now is to examine the innovations for 2018 to determine how well they will match consumer expectations for a seamless, intuitive smart home experience,” said Elizabeth Parks, SVP, Pa ...read more

Thursday, January 04, 2018

30% of U.S. broadband households very interested in controlling smart home and entertainment devices with same remote

CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES explores smart home crossover opportunities at CES® 2018

Parks Associates today announced new research showing 42% of U.S. broadband households find at least one tested smart home use case for entertainment very appealing. The ability to control TVs, set-top boxes, streaming media players, and smart home devices with the same remote is the most popular use case; 47% find it appealing, including 30% who rank it as very appealing.

Research firm P ...read more

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Parks Associates announces partnership with AVIXA™ to host Integrated Life Program at InfoComm 2018

International IoT research firm Parks Associates today announced a partnership with AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, to collaborate to produce the inaugural Integrated Life program at InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas. AVIXA™ is the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association™, producer of InfoComm tradeshows around the world, co-owner of Integrated Systems Europe, and the international trade association representing the audiovisual industry.

Par ...read more

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

20-25% of homeowners interested in bundling home services such as HVAC, security, and broadband with energy services

Speakers for ninth-annual Smart Energy Summit include Austin Energy, Carrier, DTE, Mercedes-Benz, Nest, and many more

New smart energy research by international research firm Parks Associates finds 20-25% of homeowners in U.S. broadband households are interested in bundling home and energy services. Twenty-seven percent are interested in HVAC bundled with their electricity bill, and 25% find a home warranty and energy bundle appealing. Parks Associates will explore the new b ...read more

Thursday, December 14, 2017

More than 20% of U.S. broadband households plan to buy a voice-controlled smart speaker with personal assistant in 2017

CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES® voice session features executives from Brilliant, Google, Greenwave Systems, Intel, Samsung Electronics America, and Sensory

Parks Associates today announced new research showing 22% of U.S. broadband households plan to buy a voice-controlled smart speaker with personal assistant in 2017. Consumer interest in voice innovations continues to grow as the voice-first ecosystem expands into new categories, products, and interactions. The international ...read more

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Parks Associates announces agenda for ninth-annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer

Research firm reveals strong consumer interest in energy management use cases connected to the smart home

International IoT research firm Parks Associates announced today the agenda for the ninth-annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer. The event, February 19-21 at the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown in Austin, Texas, will focus on consumer engagement strategies for residential energy management solutions. Early confirmed keynotes for the 2018 summit include executives ...read more

Monday, December 11, 2017

More than 50% of U.S. broadband households feel they get nothing of value in exchange for their data

CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES® sessions feature executives from Google, Intel, ADT, Comcast, Samsung, and more IoT leaders

Parks Associates today released research showing 54% of U.S. broadband households see little value in return for sharing their data. In addition, 42% do not trust companies will be able to keep their data safe. The international research firm hosts the 12th-annual CONNECTIONS™ Summit: IoT and the Smart Home, January 9 at CES® 2018 in Las Vegas, to discuss s ...read more

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