Press Releases

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

New research addresses strategies of the major smart home platforms

Industry report reviews strategies of major smart home platforms in consumer electronics and security industries 

A new Parks Associates research report notes adoption of connected point solutions and the advent of smart speakers will drive demand for platforms to coordinate and centralize control of smart home products and capabilities in US households. Race to Control the Smart Home Ecosystem: Attracting Partners reviews the strategies of major smart home platforms in the ...read more

Monday, June 17, 2019

25% of UK consumers rate access to real-time energy use information as most valuable energy management tool

Consumer research provides insights on connected lifestyles and energy management in the UK 

Research from Parks Associates finds 25% of UK broadband households rate access to real-time energy use information as the most valuable energy management tool. According to IoT in the UK: Energy and the Smart Home, UK consumers show strong interest in real-time alerts and notifications for high energy consumption. Providers and manufacturers can tap into this opportunity with energy ...read more

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

52% of UK broadband households with children at home have at least one connected health or wellness device

Connected health technologies becoming mainstream for UK consumers 

Research from Parks Associates finds 57% of UK consumers report having a chronic condition and 39% of these patients own at least one connected health or wellness device. The firm also reports 52% of households with children at home having at least one of these devices.

IoT in the UK: Wellness, Telehealth, and Independent Living, a survey of 5,000 UK households fielded in the fall of 2018, provides insig ...read more

Thursday, June 06, 2019

CirrusMD, GreatCall, Livongo, and UnitedHealthcare to Keynote Parks Associates’ sixth annual Connected Health Summit

21% of US broadband households own more than one connected health device

Parks Associates announced today that executives from CirrusMD, GreatCall, Livongo, and UnitedHealthcare will be the keynote speakers at the sixth annual Connected Health Summit: Independent Living and Wellness at the Pendry San Diego, August 27-29, 2019. New research from the research firm finds 40% of US broadband households own at least one connected health device and 21% own more than one connected ...read more

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Parks Associates announces Advisory Board for Future of Video with executives from Verizon, Lionsgate, 605, Cinedigm, Amazon, Viacom, Charter, Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, and the NFL

Over one-third of broadband households watch free OTT video services

Parks Associates today announced the advisory board for its second annual Future of Video: OTT, Pay TV, and Digital Media, taking place December 9-11 at the Marina del Rey Marriott in Marina del Rey, California. New research from the firm indicates that as of the first quarter of 2019, nearly 60% of US broadband households regularly watch internet video content from paid services while 37% watch internet vi ...read more

Friday, May 24, 2019

Significant change in rates for installation methods indicates DIY is on the rise

New research shows impact of DIY and smart home on competition, channels, and value-added services for home security market

New research from Parks Associates reveals at the end of 4Q 2018, 28% of US broadband households reported the presence of an active security system, up from 26% in 4Q 2017, with 24% having professional monitoring. Connected Trends & Disruption in Home Security reports that 52% of households that are highly likely to purchase a security system in the nex ...read more

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Sales of connected consumer devices to exceed 520 million units by 2022

Parks Associates today released the new whitepaper Open for Business: Future Flexibility for Smart Home Services, which forecasts sales of connected consumer devices will exceed 520 million units by 2022, including networked cameras, security systems, and connected health devices. The whitepaper, sponsored by Calix, presents the opportunities emerging from this wealth of residential devices and details strategies for service providers to operate in the smart home market in ways ...read more

Thursday, May 16, 2019

40% of US broadband households own a connected health device

Ingersoll Rand, Life365, STRATIS IoT, Leviton, and more  to address connected health and energy management as adjacent ecosystems for the smart home at CONNECTIONS™

Parks Associates announced today the 23rd-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference, May 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, will feature key sessions examining the crossover opportunities between the smart home and adjacent ecosystems for residential energy and connected health. Pa ...read more

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