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Sep 18, 2017, 08:30 ET Parks Associates: 70% of Smart Device Owners Believe Energy-Related Smart Devices Help Reduce Energy Consumption

Parks Associates today announced the topics and 2018 Advisory Board for the ninth-annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, February...


Sep 14, 2017, 08:40 ET Parks Associates: Nearly 40% of Consumers Would Switch Insurance Providers to Obtain Smart Home Products

IoT research firm Parks Associates announced new research today showing that nearly 40% of U.S. broadband households with an insurance policy would...


Sep 13, 2017, 08:40 ET Parks Associates: Nearly 50% of U.S. Broadband Households are Very Concerned About Unauthorized Access of Their Connected Devices or Personal Data

Parks Associates today released a new whitepaper, Cybersecurity: Turning Necessity into Business Opportunity, which provides an overview of current...


Sep 11, 2017, 08:30 ET Parks Associates: Approximately 42% of New Security System Installations Include a Smart Home Device

New research by Parks Associates reveals that 42% of new security installations include a smart home device such as a door lock, light, or...


Aug 28, 2017, 08:19 ET Parks Associates: Consumer Demand for Independent Living to Drive Connected Health-Smart Home Crossover Opportunities

New digital health research from international firm Parks Associates shows that three-fourths of consumers 40 years and older expect to live in...


Aug 24, 2017, 08:35 ET Aetna, Geisinger, Sharecare, and UnitedHealthcare to Keynote Parks Associates' Fourth-Annual Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers

Parks Associates today announced the keynote lineup for the fourth-annual Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers, August 29-31 at the Omni...


Aug 23, 2017, 08:35 ET Parks Associates: Roku Increases Market Share Among Streaming Media Players, Extending Its Lead on Amazon, Google, and Apple

New consumer research from Parks Associates reveals Roku is increasing its lead in the streaming media player landscape. As of Q1 2017, 37% of...


Aug 17, 2017, 08:35 ET John Cosgriff, Chief Strategy Officer, UnitedHealthcare, Joins Aetna Digital, Geisinger Health System, and Sharecare as a Keynote at Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers

Parks Associates today announced that John W. Cosgriff, Chief Strategy Officer, UnitedHealthcare, will keynote the upcoming Connected Health...


Aug 16, 2017, 08:40 ET Parks Associates: 442 Million Connected Devices Will Be Sold in The U.S. by 2020

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...


Aug 15, 2017, 08:30 ET Parks Associates Releases New Whitepaper Examining Top Trends in Global Video Marketplace

Parks Associates today released a new whitepaper, Top 5 Video Trends in an IP-based World, which examines the factors that will significantly shape...


Aug 14, 2017, 08:45 ET CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES® Examines New Smart Home and IoT Innovations and Use Cases

Parks Associates today announced the topics and call for papers for the 12th-annual CONNECTIONS™ Summit: IoT and the Smart Home, taking place...


Aug 10, 2017, 08:40 ET Parks Associates: 60% of U.S. Broadband Households Are Interested in Remote Care Online or by Telephone

Parks Associates today announced connected health research for on-demand care showing 60% of U.S. broadband households are interested in remote...


Aug 08, 2017, 08:35 ET Parks Associates: Over 20% of U.S. Broadband Households Have a Technical Support Subscription

New research by Parks Associates reveals more than one-fifth of U.S. broadband households have a technical support subscription. According to 360...


Aug 03, 2017, 08:40 ET Parks Associates: 21% of U.S. Broadband Households Use Wellness, Fitness, or Diet Apps

Parks Associates today announced new digital health research showing that 21% of U.S. broadband households use a wellness, fitness, or diet app....


Aug 01, 2017, 07:45 ET Parks Associates: Annual Unit Sales of Smart Door Locks to Reach 1.68 Million by 2021

Parks Associates today revealed new research showing that annual unit sales of smart door locks will reach 1.68 million by 2021. The IoT research...


Jul 27, 2017, 08:35 ET Parks Associates: More than 60% of U.S. Seniors Desire Independent Living at Home with Ease and Convenience

Parks Associates today announced new digital health research showing that U.S. consumers 65 and older living in a broadband household...


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...