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Jul 18, 2017, 08:30 ET Parks Associates: Offering $100 Rebate More Than Doubles Purchase Intentions For Smart Thermostats

Parks Associates today announced a new industry report revealing only 30% of consumers believe that smart thermostats are affordable and only 18%...


Jul 13, 2017, 08:30 ET Connected Health Summit to Address Convergence of Medical Technology and Connected Health

Parks Associates today announced new research showing consumer adoption of connected health products has reached a new high in 2017. More than 40%...


Jul 12, 2017, 08:29 ET Parks Associates: Nearly 60% of U.S. Broadband Households Subscribe to Netflix, Amazon, or Hulu

Parks Associates revealed today that 59% of U.S. broadband households subscribe to Netflix, Amazon, or Hulu. The firm's OTT Video Market Tracker...


Jul 11, 2017, 08:35 ET Parks Associates: Majority of U.S. Broadband Households Watch Internet Video on TV

Parks Associates today announced new connected entertainment research deliverables showing over 50% of U.S. broadband households now watch Internet...


Jul 06, 2017, 08:35 ET Parks Associates: Only 10% of Users Use Their Personal Assistant Device or App to Control Smart Home Devices

International research firm Parks Associates today announced new IoT research examining the market for smart home devices and services, including...


Jun 27, 2017, 08:30 ET Parks Associates: Connected CE Purchase Rates Stable Now but Show Steady Decline Since 2008

Recent consumer research from Parks Associates reveals challenges manufacturers face as they seek to drive higher rates of purchase in the...


Jun 22, 2017, 08:35 ET Parks Associates Announces Early Speaking Lineup for Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers

Parks Associates today announced the early speaking lineup for the fourth-annual Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers, August 29-31 in San...


Jun 20, 2017, 08:30 ET Parks Associates: Monthly Wi-Fi Usage Increased by 40% in U.S. Smartphone Households

Parks Associates research finds U.S. smartphone users reported a 40% increase in monthly Wi-Fi data consumption in 2016, with Wi-Fi usage...


Jun 07, 2017, 07:53 ET Parks Associates: Retail the Leading Sales Channel for Smart Home Purchases

Parks Associates today announced availability of its annual report Global Connected Living Outlook 2017: Building on the IoT, which provides a...


May 31, 2017, 08:40 ET Parks Associates: More than Three-fourths of U.S. Broadband Households Use Wi-Fi for In-home Connectivity

International research firm Parks Associates today announced new IoT research deliverables on home security, smart energy, Wi-Fi hotspots, and...


May 25, 2017, 08:36 ET Parks Associates: Adoption of Smart Home Controllers in Western Europe will Exceed 5 Million Households by 2019

New research forecasts from Parks Associates show that adoption of smart home controllers in Western Europe will reach 5.1 million households by...


May 24, 2017, 08:21 ET Parks Associates Research Shows Strong Consumer Interest for Smart Home-Connected Entertainment Integration

Parks Associates announced new research at CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference today showing over two-thirds of smart home owners...


May 23, 2017, 09:39 ET Parks Associates Releases New IoT Forecasts: More than 442 Million Connected Consumer Devices Will be Sold in the U.S. In 2020

Parks Associates announced new, comprehensive IoT forecasts during the pre-show research workshops for CONNECTIONS™ today. Analysts presented data...


May 22, 2017, 08:30 ET MEDIA ALERT: Parks Associates to Host 21st Annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference This Week in San Francisco

Leading IoT market research firm Parks Associates will host the 21st annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference this week, May...


May 19, 2017, 08:19 ET Parks Associates: One-Third of U.S. Broadband Households Familiar With Smart Home Devices

Parks Associates released new research showing roughly one-third of U.S. broadband households report they are familiar with smart home devices. In...


May 18, 2017, 08:40 ET Parks Associates: More Than 75% of U.S. Broadband Households Use Wi-Fi For Connectivity In Their Home

New research from Parks Associates shows that more than 75% of U.S. broadband households use Wi-Fi for connectivity in the home and 50% use 3G/4G...


May 17, 2017, 08:16 ET Parks Associates: Consumers Report Increase in Technical Challenges With Smart Home Devices in 2017, Bucking Trend of Declining Problems From 2016

New research from Parks Associates shows that consumers report an increasing number of technical problems with emerging systems and smart home...


May 16, 2017, 08:40 ET Parks Associates Highlights IoT Strategies for Recurring Revenue and Future for Connected Consumers at 21st Annual CONNECTIONS™ Conference

Parks Associates will highlight new distribution strategies for smart home and connected entertainment solutions, including insights from Nest...


May 12, 2017, 08:45 ET Parks Associates: Cox Communications to Present Keynote at CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference

Leading IoT research firm Parks Associates announced today that Cox Communications will deliver a keynote address at the 21st-annual CONNECTIONS™:...


May 11, 2017, 08:40 ET Parks Associates: Geisinger Health Systems and Sharecare to Keynote Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers

Parks Associates announced today that Geisinger Health Systems and Sharecare, Inc. will provide keynotes at the fourth-annual Connected Health...


May 10, 2017, 08:35 ET Parks Associates: 40-50% of Consumers Find Individual Energy Monitoring Services Appealing

IoT research firm Parks Associates announced energy management research today showing 40-50% of consumers find individual energy monitoring...


May 09, 2017, 08:30 ET Parks Associates: Data Protection is Top Consumer Demand Among Connected Home Support Solutions

New Parks Associates research shows that 59% of U.S. broadband households planning to purchase a smart home device are interested in a support...


May 08, 2017, 08:30 ET Parks Associates: Market for Smart Speakers With Voice Assistants Estimated to Grow Roughly 60% From 2016 to 2017

Parks Associates announced new numbers today showing adoption of smart speakers with personal assistants, including Amazon Echo, Dot,...


May 05, 2017, 08:35 ET Parks Associates: Smart Water Leak Detectors Will Generate More Than $220M in Revenue by 2020

International research firm Parks Associates announced today more than 100 companies will speak at CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home...


May 03, 2017, 08:45 ET Parks Associates: More Than 100 Million U.S. Households Do Not Have a Smart Home Device

Research from Parks Associates shows that more than 100 million U.S. households did not have a smart home device at the end of 2016. Analysts at...