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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Adoption of connected health devices increases to 41% in 2017, up 4% from 2016

Parks Associates to host smart home research workshop at Connected Health Conference, October 25 in Boston

International research firm Parks Associates announced today it will host the research workshop, “Connected Health and the Smart Home: Assessing the Crossover Opportunities,” on October 25 in Boston, prior to the start of the Connected Health Conference. The workshop will examine strategies to deliver healthcare innovations through a connected home, featuring consumer r ...read more

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Nearly 40% of consumers would switch insurance providers to obtain smart home products

New research examines insurance channel for smart home products and services

IoT research firm Parks Associates announced new research today showing that nearly 40% of U.S. broadband households with an insurance policy would switch providers in order to obtain smart home products as part of a new insurance service. Insurance Opportunities in the Connected Home also notes that more than 80% of those likely to switch insurance providers are also likely to purchase smart home p ...read more

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Nearly 50% of U.S. broadband households are very concerned about unauthorized access of their connected devices or personal data

Research firm releases new whitepaper examining current content security systems

Parks Associates today released a new whitepaper, Cybersecurity: Turning Necessity into Business Opportunity, which provides an overview of current content security systems and the pain points in the transition from content security to big data security, with an emphasis on real-time threat detection using machine learning. The whitepaper, sponsored by Alticast, identifies emerging business oppo ...read more

Monday, September 11, 2017

Approximately 42% of new security system installations include a smart home device

New research examines adoption of smart door locks, lights, and thermostats in residential security      

New research by Parks Associates reveals that 42% of new security installations include a smart home device such as a door lock, light, or thermostat. Competition in Residential Security also shows that interactive services, or the ability to remotely monitor and control the security panel and sensors, are now included in more than 70% of new security system installs. A ...read more

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

European smart home market awakens

International research firm releases new report examining IoT strategies for key European companies

Parks Associates today released a new report showing that despite an initially conservative approach to IoT opportunities, many different types of EU companies are now pioneering approaches and introducing beneficial IoT use cases for their customers. According to IoT Connectivity in Europe: Value of Connected Products, companies in this space across the globe are exploring st ...read more

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Roku increases market share among streaming media players, extending its lead on Amazon, Google, and Apple

Roku leads streaming media player brand share among U.S. broadband households with 37% of installed base

New consumer research from Parks Associates reveals Roku is increasing its lead in the streaming media player landscape. As of Q1 2017, 37% of streaming media players owned by U.S. broadband households are Roku devices, up from one-third in Q1 2016. The firm’s latest industry report Reinventing CE: Transforming Devices to Service Platforms shows this increase in share of ...read more

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

442 million connected devices will be sold in the U.S. by 2020

Industry webcast featuring Parks Associates and LogMeIn examines value of IoT connected products

New Parks Associates research reveals more than 442 million connected devices will be sold in the U.S. by 2020. Parks Associates and LogMeIn will co-host the complimentary webcast “Transforming Customer Engagement with IoT Connected Products” at 1 p.m. CT (11 a.m. PT) on Thursday, August 17, to examine the IoT value propositions and best practices product companies should utilize ...read more

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Parks Associates releases new whitepaper examining top trends in global video marketplace

Research assesses future technology and strategy options for the IP-based video industry

Parks Associates today released a new whitepaper, Top 5 Video Trends in an IP-based World, which examines the factors that will significantly shape the future technology and strategy options considered by video industry players. The whitepaper, sponsored by Ooyala, shows how content producers are evaluating and planning for their changing future, including the potential benefits that IP- ...read more

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