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Report: 16% of US Households Plan to Buy Standalone Smart Security Products

According to Parks Associates, twice as many consumers intend to purchase a standalone security product instead of a professionally monitored system in the next 12 months.

CE Pro Editors · March 14, 2019

Research: 46% of U.S. Households Have No Plans to Purchase Smart Home Devices

Smart-home tech might be hot, but almost half of broadband households don’t want it … unless it helps them save money, according to research from Parks Associates.

CE Pro Editors · January 04, 2019

Study: Unresolved Technical Problems with Smart Home Devices Rise 240% in 3 Years

Parks Associates study reveals 79% of consumers have self-installed a smart home device, and most do not turn to integrators for assistance when there is a technical problem.

Jason Knott · October 18, 2018

Sleep Trackers Offer Money Making Opportunity

More than 50 million households interested in buying a sleep trackers; are you capitalizing on the trend?

Lisa Montgomery · August 13, 2018

‘Integrated Life’ Program Debuts at Infocomm 2018, Hosted by Parks Associates and Avixa

“As our daily routines become more seamless between work, home, school, at play and on the go, there’s a growing need for integrated technology solutions to offer continuity from space to space,” says Jason McGraw of AVIXA.

CE Pro Editors · June 01, 2018

10 Best IoT Insights and Smart-Home Quotes from Connections 2018

On Shrek, Costco, sous vide, insurance, DIY, older people, and other engaging subjects shared among the who’s who of IoT at Parks Associates’ Connections Conference 2018.

Julie Jacobson · June 01, 2018

An Integrator’s 5 Home-Tech Takeaways from Connections Conference 2018

Parks Associates’ Connections 2018 was a high-level IoT event for smart-home muckety mucks serving the mass market, but at least one home-tech integrator found plenty to take away from the three-day forum.

CE Pro Editors · May 29, 2018

First ZigBee 3.0 Thermostat Debuts from Lux … and it’s Pretty Cool

Lux Products’ new KONOz, the first ZigBee 3.0-certified thermostat, allows adjustable and multiple geofence perimeters.

Julie Jacobson · May 23, 2018

Insurance Meets Smart Home at Connections 2018: IoT Sensors, Data, Warranties, More

The impact of IoT and smart-home technology on the insurance industry – for risk assessment, loss mitigation, and customer engagement – will be a key theme at Parks Associates’ Connections Conference 2018.

Julie Jacobson · May 23, 2018

New RMR Opportunity: Smart Thermostat Service?

Parks Associates data shows half of U.S. households would pay $5/month for subsidized smart thermostat installation with ongoing service program.

Jason Knott · March 23, 2018