Press Releases

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Parks Associates and BUILDER Announce Home Builder and MDU Research Study on Smart Home Market

Twenty-one percent of MDU broadband households own at least one smart home device

Parks Associates today announced a new research study surveying US home and multifamily development (multi-dwelling unit) builders to gain insights into new opportunities for smart home technology in new construction. MDUs, Home Builders, and Smart Home Technology, supported by BUILDER and Multifamily Executive, is a survey of 200-300 home and MDU builders and provides an assessment of the curr ...read more

Monday, August 19, 2019

CirrusMD, GreatCall, Livongo Health, Philips, and UnitedHealthcare to keynote Connected Health Summit: Independent Living and Wellness

Executive conference addresses the future of healthcare at home: IoT, AI, home automation, monitoring, personalization, and innovative consumer health devices 

Executives from CirrusMD, GreatCall, Livongo Health, Philips, and UnitedHealthcare will deliver the keynotes at Parks Associates’sixth annual Connected Health Summit: Independent Living and Wellness, August 27-29 at the Pendry San Diego in San Diego, California. The keynotes will address how technology is meeting the ...read more

Friday, August 16, 2019

Unit sales for new smart home controllers will reach nearly 14 million in 2024

Smart Home Tracker analyzes key trends, including new security and privacy protection innovations in the US smart home space

New research from Parks Associates’ Smart Home Tracker: Market Sizing and Trends estimates nearly 14 million new smart home controllers will be sold in the US in 2024. The tracker provides industry insights and analysis on the latest trends in the smart home space, including the need for new privacy protection and authentication measures.

“Device m ...read more

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Free trials influence over half of OTT video service subscriptions

Future of Video features AT&T VP as Keynote

New Parks Associates research finds that over 50% of US broadband households that subscribed to an OTT video service within the past year indicate that the service trial played a key role in their subscription decision. Parks Associates will host 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, to examine the factors influenci ...read more

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

15% of US broadband households have a connected fitness tracker and 11% have a smart watch

Connected Health Summit addresses future opportunities for home service providers, builders, and care agencies

New research from Parks Associates finds 15% of US broadband households have a connected pedometer/fitness tracker, 11% have a smart watch, and 5% have a connected sleep-quality monitor. Parks Associates will examine growing consumer interest in connected health and wellness/fitness solutions at the sixth annual Connected Health Summit: Independent Living and Wellne ...read more

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

38% of consumers planning to acquire data security services prefer receiving services bundled with broadband at no additional charge

New study provides consumer data and industry insight on current attitudes around data privacy

New research from Parks Associates finds 75% of heads of US broadband households intend to acquire a security or privacy service in the next 12 months. 360 Deep Dive: Consumer Privacy: My Smart Home, My Castle shows that 38% of these consumers rank receiving these services bundled with their broadband service at no additional charge as most desirable, while the remaining 62% would ...read more

Thursday, August 08, 2019

41% of current caregivers are concerned about social isolation for their loved ones

HP sponsors independent living session at sixth-annual Connected Health Summit

Parks Associates research finds 41% of current caregivers are concerned about the social isolation experienced by the people under their care.  Caregivers are most concerned about their loved one’s declining strength, ongoing health issues, and the potential for accidents and emergencies, which are typically targeted by PERS and other aging-in-place solutions. Parks Associates’ sixth annual Connec ...read more

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Parks Associates Whitepaper Examines Role of Smart Home in the Future of Telecare and Independent Living

New whitepaper shows 35% of UK broadband households have a connected health device 

Parks Associates recently released the new whitepaper Telecare in the EU: Smart Home and Independent Living, which examines opportunities to use smart home technology to expand telecare services in Europe. The firm’s research reveals 35% of UK broadband households own at least one connected health device and 30% of heads of UK broadband households are currently or will soon be the caregiver f ...read more

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