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Research Finds Security System Installations Increased by 33% in 2019

Recent data from Parks Associates suggests U.S consumers are now more interested in DIY and ad hoc smart home security products when compared to previous years.

CE Pro Editors · April 20, 2020

Parks Associates: Headphones Likely to Experience Sales Spike Due to Coronavirus

Thanks in part to a record number of work-from-home employees, sales of headphones, earphones, smart speakers and more are expected to rise throughout 2020.

CE Pro Editors · April 08, 2020

Parks Associates: 60% of New Security Systems Are Self-Installed

Data from Parks Associates’ recent DIY security research suggests a sharp rise in self-installed security systems in the last few years.

CE Pro Editors · March 16, 2020

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Smart Locks

Sticking with a single wireless protocol and avoiding integrated security will stifle your smart door lock sales and and hurt your profits.

CE Pro Editors · February 21, 2020

Massive Home Automation Survey Reveals Anticipated Growth of 10% in 2019

Thanks in part to new market stability, integrators are seeing a surge of interest in home automation technology.

CE Pro Editors · December 13, 2019

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