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Apr 25, 2018, 07:44 ET Parks Associates: 64% of U.S. Broadband Households are Concerned About Security and Privacy When Using Their Connected Devices

Parks Associates today released a new whitepaper, Residential Security and Encryption: Setting the Standard, Protecting Consumers, which reveals...


Apr 24, 2018, 11:16 ET Parks Associates: 73% of Smart Home Device Owners Installed the Product Themselves or With Help of a Friend or Family Member

Parks Associates announced new research today showing that nearly three-fourths of smart home device owners installed their devices without...


Apr 19, 2018, 08:45 ET Parks Associates Welcomes Trusource Labs As Sponsor of IoT Summit at HardwareCon

Parks Associates is hosting the IoT Summit: Transformation of Consumer Products: Connectivity & IoT at HardwareCon today at the San Jose...


Apr 18, 2018, 07:38 ET Parks Associates: Purchase Intentions for Smart Home Devices Increased by 66% Year Over Year

Research from Parks Associates finds purchase intentions for smart home devices among U.S. broadband households have increased by 66% year over...


Apr 17, 2018, 08:45 ET CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference Features Industry-Leading Companies Including Comcast, Fing, Google, Intel, LeakSentinel, SimpliSafe, Samsung, T-Mobile, and More

Recent Parks Associates research shows that smart thermostat ownership has more than doubled in recent years, from 5% in 2014 to 13% in 2017. The...


Apr 12, 2018, 08:40 ET Parks Associates: 50% of Personal Assistant Device and App Users Are Highly Satisfied with the Solution They Use

Parks Associates today announced new research showing 50% of personal assistant device and app users in U.S. broadband households are very...


Apr 12, 2018, 08:35 ET Parks Associates: AV Integrators Have Unique Opportunity to Offer Personalized, Connected Entertainment Services as Innovative Technologies Reach The Consumer Market

Parks Associates today released a new whitepaper, Integrated Life: AV Convergence in Life, Work, and Play, which reveals two-thirds of U.S....


Apr 11, 2018, 08:37 ET CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference Features Intel Keynote and Session on Independent Living and the Smart Home

Parks Associates announced connected health research today showing 45% of current caregivers in the U.S. would pay for a home living service...


Apr 10, 2018, 08:30 ET Parks Associates: Households Without a Home Security System Want Interactive Services, No Long-Term Contracts, and Home Management Capabilities

Parks Associates shared new research today ahead of ISC West from its consumer study 360 View: Residential Security showing remote monitoring with...


Apr 09, 2018, 08:18 ET Parks Associates: 10% of U.S. Broadband Households Switched, Downgraded, or Cancelled Their Pay-TV Service in Past 12 Months

International research firm Parks Associates announced today that Brett Sappington, Senior Director of Research, will speak at the NAB Show, April...


Apr 05, 2018, 08:30 ET Parks Associates: Video Viewing Habits Settling as Spending and Multiplatform Usage Drop

New consumer research from Parks Associates shows that U.S. broadband households report their average monthly expenditure on video entertainment...


Apr 04, 2018, 07:51 ET Parks Associates Hosts IoT Summit at HardwareCon Featuring Consumer Hardware Trends and Insights on the Internet of Things

Parks Associates today announced the speakers for the IoT Summit: Transformation of Consumer Products: Connectivity & IoT at HardwareCon, April...


Apr 03, 2018, 08:35 ET Parks Associates: Problems with Computing and Entertainment Devices Have Declined Over 50% Since 2014

A new industry research report from Parks Associates shows that problems with computing and entertainment devices are declining steadily...


Mar 28, 2018, 08:40 ET Parks Associates: 21% of Pay-TV Households Subscribe to an Online Video Service Through Their Pay-TV Provider

New research from Parks Associates shows that 21% of U.S. pay-TV subscribers say they subscribe to an online video service through their pay-TV...


Mar 27, 2018, 08:45 ET CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference Features Google Keynote and Special Intel Session on User Interfaces for Multimodal Connected Devices

Parks Associates announced new research today showing 47% of U.S. broadband households do not own and do not intend to buy a smart home device in...


Mar 21, 2018, 08:45 ET Parks Associates: U.S. Broadband Households Have More Than Seven Video Access Devices on Average

Parks Associates announced new research today showing U.S. broadband households have on average more than seven video access devices, including...


Mar 20, 2018, 08:30 ET Parks Associates: More Than 50% of U.S. Broadband Households Would Be Willing to Pay $5 Per Month For a Smart Thermostat Service

New energy research from Parks Associates shows more than 50% of U.S. broadband households would be willing to pay $5 per month for a smart...


Mar 15, 2018, 08:30 ET Parks Associates: One in Five U.S. Broadband Households Use a Digital Antenna to Access Live TV

New consumer research from Parks Associates shows the percentage of U.S. broadband households that use digital antennas in their home has steadily...


Mar 13, 2018, 08:08 ET CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference Features Keynotes from Comcast, Google, Intel, Samsung, and T-Mobile

Parks Associates today announced the full keynote lineup for the 22nd-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference, May 22-24 in San...


Mar 07, 2018, 07:58 ET Parks Associates: 20% of U.S. Broadband Households Very Interested in Home Living Service to Notify Family in Case of Emergency

International research firm Parks Associates today announced the advisory board for the fifth-annual Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers,...


Mar 06, 2018, 08:13 ET Parks Associates: Nearly 40% of Security Dealers Offering Interactive Services Report that 50% or More of Their Sales Include at Least One Smart Home Device

Parks Associates' fourth annual Security Dealer Survey, fielded at the end of 2017, finds that smart products and interactive capabilities provide...


Mar 01, 2018, 07:57 ET Parks Associates: More Than One-Third of U.S. Broadband Households Subscribe to Multiple OTT Video Services

Leading IoT research firm Parks Associates will host a half-day research workshop "Survivor's Guide to the New Video World" on May 14 at The Pay TV...


Feb 28, 2018, 08:15 ET Parks Associates: 57% of U.S. Broadband Households are Interested in Voice Control in Their Cars

New connected car research from Parks Associates finds 57% of U.S. broadband households are interested in voice control features for their car,...


Feb 22, 2018, 07:38 ET Parks Associates Announces Agenda for CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference

Parks Associates today confirmed executives from Google and T-Mobile in the preliminary keynote lineup for the 22nd-annual CONNECTIONS™: The...


Feb 21, 2018, 07:37 ET Parks Associates to Host Sessions at HardwareCon Featuring Research and Insight on Connectivity and Consumer IoT

IoT research leader Parks Associates announced today that it will be hosting interactive panel sessions at HardwareCon, April 19-20 at the San Jose...