CES 2022 Highlights: Research & Innovation

by Elizabeth Parks | Jan. 10, 2022

Our team felt the excitement last week at CES. Like any event, we diligently planned for months – our speakers, the content, and the delivery of the research were top of mind as we worked towards our first hosted in-person event since we had to move to a virtual schedule in March 2020. The last event we hosted was our annual Smart Energy Summit in Austin Texas in 2020.

Despite all sorts of challenges, our team stayed committed to attending CES and hosting our 16th annual CONNECTIONS Summit. It was a huge SUCCESS! The event, sponsored by Cox Communities, Alarm.com, Cooktop Safety, EarlySense, Essence, GE Lighting, Homebase, Johnson Controls, Masonite, Notion, and Zen Ecosystems, addressed privacy and security issues, UI preferences, growth in the multifamily space, interoperability efforts, including the new initiative Matter, and the blurred lines between smart home and security solutions.

We brought hundreds of industry leaders back together again to talk about the latest technology, partnerships, announcements, and what will be the next stage of growth for the connected home. It's going to be a great year for consumer technology.

There were tons of major impactful announcements — it’s hard to note them all but thought I would try to highlight some here. The themes throughout CES and for the year 2022 are all about connectivity, integration, interoperability, sustainability, and digital transformation. 

Below includes a compiled list of Parks Associates top-line data we have released and a big list of what I thought was interesting at the show. We can’t wait for all that 2022 brings!

Parks Associates Research Top Data Highlights

70% of US broadband households own at least one streaming video product connected to the internet

41% of US broadband households have a streaming media player

Two-thirds of US broadband households feel it is impossible to keep their data completely secure

Purchase rate for most major smart appliances is approximately 5%

Adoption of smart home devices has reached 36% of all broadband households

Sixty-four percent of broadband households are interested in being a single-brand household for their smart home experience, according to Parks Associates

43% of US broadband households with children at home are very worried about them falling behind in school

During the COVID-19 pandemic, 29% of US seniors ages 65 and older have used video conferencing services, 27% have used telehealth/remote consultation services, 22% have used a grocery store delivery or pick-up service, and 55% have an online video service subscription.

41% of US broadband households have a streaming media player

38% US broadband households have a gaming console

36% of US broadband households subscribe to or are trialing a video gaming service

31% of US broadband households or 30+ million households use free ad-based OTT services

50% of Cord-Cutters cite the high cost of traditional pay-TV services as the reason to cancel the service

Ten percent of US broadband households own a smart sleep product, such as smart mattresses and stand-alone sleep monitors

Use of telehealth services increased from 15% in 2019 to 64% in 2021

CES 2022 NEWS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Independa to Deliver Health Offerings on LG Consumer TVs

https://independa.com/independa-to-deliver-health-offerings-on-lg-consumer-tvs/

AT&T and Smart Meter Improve Remote Patient Monitoring

https://about.att.com/aboutus/pressrelease/2022/smart-meter.html

CES 2022: Abbott Labs Keynote

https://www.linkedin.com/video/live/urn:li:ugcPost:6884897690317053952/

 Garmin launches the Venu 2 Plus and Vivomove Sport at CES 2022

https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/garmin-launches-the-venu-2-plus-and-the-vivomove-sport-at-ces-2022/

 Sengled's Smart Health Monitoring Lights monitor your vitals, including sleep and heartrate

https://www.techradar.com/news/these-smart-lights-know-when-you-fall-down-and-by-gosh-theyll-do-something-about-it

 The Eufy Security Video Doorbell Dual Has Two Cameras To Record Visitors And Packages At The Same Time

https://newsconcerns.com/the-eufy-security-video-doorbell-dual-has-two-cameras-to-record-visitors-and-packages-at-the-same-time/

 Leading Global Manufacturers Form Home Connectivity Alliance to Foster Innovation and Provide Consumers With Safe, Interoperable Appliances in Their Connected Home

https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220104006061/en/Leading-Global-Manufacturers-Form-Home-Connectivity-Alliance-to-Foster-Innovation-and-Provide-Consumers-With-Safe-Interoperable-Appliances-in-Their-Connected-Home

Arlo Announces its Support for Matter to help Develop More Seamlessly Interoperable Smart Home Devices

https://eftm.com/2022/01/arlo-announces-its-support-for-matter-to-help-develop-more-seamlessly-interoperable-smart-home-devices-220376

Netatmo announces its first Matter product: the Smart Security Sensor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jbFqUP8e9w

Ampere's Bluetooth shower speaker is powered entirely by water

https://www.cnet.com/home/smart-home/amperes-bluetooth-shower-speaker-is-powered-entirely-by-water/

BMW’s new iX Flow concept car can change colors

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/01/07/bmws-new-ix-flow-concept-car-can-change-colors.html

Essence SmartCare to Showcase Umbrella™, World's First 5G-Enabled mPERS Solution, at CES 2022

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/essence-smartcare-to-showcase-umbrella-worlds-first-5g-enabled-mpers-solution-at-ces-2022-301449959.html

The M-Pwr Smart Door is hardwired to the home and has a Ring video doorbell and Yale smart lock built in

https://www.theverge.com/2022/1/4/22858256/masonite-smart-door-ring-yales-ces-2022

CES 2022: Introducing Schlage Encode Plus™ Smart WiFi Deadbolt - A Trusted Solution for Apple's New Home Keys Experience

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ces-2022-introducing-schlage-encode-plus-smart-wifi-deadbolt--a-trusted-solution-for-apples-new-home-keys-experience-301453042.html

Arlo's Smart Home Security Takes CES Innovation Award for 4th Time

https://www.techtimes.com/articles/270078/20220106/pr-arlo-smart-home-security-takes-4th-consecutive-ces-2022.htm

Airthings Launches New Air Quality Monitors at CES 2022

https://www.makeuseof.com/airthings-new-air-quality-monitors-ces-2022/

Samsung's Home Hub is a tablet for controlling SmartThings devices

https://www.engadget.com/samsung-home-hub-ces-2022-221133090.html

Major Additions to Cync Portfolio Announced at CES 2022

https://www.gelighting.com/pressroom/major-additions-cync-portfolio-announced-ces-2022

CES 2022: Ring adds Glass Break Sensor to home security lineup

https://www.zdnet.com/article/ces-2022-ring-adds-glass-break-sensor-to-home-security-lineup/

TCL's New NXTWear Air TV Glasses Are Easier on the Eye

https://www.makeuseof.com/new-nxtwear-air-tv-glasses-tcl/

CES Products: Bird Buddy Takes Smart Bird Feeding To The Next Level

https://www.ibtimes.com/ces-products-bird-buddy-takes-smart-bird-feeding-next-level-3364767

A Tiny New Ring Could Transform Human Health

https://interestingengineering.com/a-tiny-new-ring-could-transform-human-health

Sony unveils plans to launch EV company this year

https://www.edie.net/news/8/Sony-unveils-plans-to-launch-EV-company-this-year/

New nail-on solar shingles offer an affordable alternative to Tesla’s solar roof

https://www.digitaltrends.com/home/gaf-timberline-solar-roof-shingle/

Tuya Smart Introduces Tuya Cube at CES 2022

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tuya-smart-introduces-tuya-cube-095000266.html

 Devolo Magic 2 WiFi 6, the home network of the future is here!

https://www.pocket-lint.com/smart-home/news/159473-devolo-magic-2-wifi-6-details-home-network

EarlySense® Showcases its Award-winning InSight+® System at CES 2022

https://www.techtimes.com/articles/270262/20220108/earlysense%C2%AE-showcases-award-winning-insight-%C2%AE-system-ces-2022.htm

Eargo's latest smart hearing aid adapts to your environment

https://www.engadget.com/eargo-6-hearing-aid-030036492.html

New LG TVs Redefine Viewing and User Experience with Unmatched Features, Technologies

https://www.techtimes.com/articles/270263/20220108/pr-new-lg-tvs-redefine-viewing-user-experience-unmatched-features.htm

This super realistic “humanoid robot” stole the show at CES 2022

https://ktla.com/morning-news/technology/talking-to-ameca-humanoid-robot-engineered-arts-ces-2022-las-vegas/

KOHLER PerfectFill Smart Bathing Technology Named CES 2022 Innovation Awards Honoree

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/kohler-perfectfill-smart-bathing-technology-named-ces-2022-innovation-awards-honoree-301455630.html

At CES 2022, TOTO Showcases Cutting-Edge Bathroom Products and Technologies for Cleaner, Better Living on its Immersive Digital Portal

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/at-ces-2022-toto-showcases-cutting-edge-bathroom-products-and-technologies-for-cleaner-better-living-on-its-immersive-digital-portal-301454199.html

Sleep Number debuts next-gen 360 Smart Bed at CES 2022

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/sleep-number-debuts-next-gen-360-smart-bed-at-ces-2022

VeSync, a Leading Provider of Smart Home Products, Will Showcase Their Smart Home Ecosystem at CES 2022

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/vesync-leading-provider-smart-home-133600631.html


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