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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

Residential Tech Market Up $600M Since 2015, CEDIA Reports

In its latest “Size and Scope of the Residential Technology Systems Industry” survey, CEDIA reports significant gains in the home networking and security channels.

CE Pro Editors · October 08, 2018

CE Pro Research: Comparing Multiroom Audio System Installation Prices, Profits

EXCLUSIVE RESEARCH: Integrators report earning solid profit margin for distributed audio systems, even though low-price expectations by clients is biggest challenge.

Jason Knott · October 05, 2018

Smart Home Survey Shows Conflicting Consumer Sentiment

Survey by lighting-controls manufacturer Noon Home shows wide disparity of sentiment when consumers rank the importance of smart-home devices.

CE Pro Editors · October 02, 2018

Smart Lighting System Sales Forecasted to Reach $945M by end of 2018

Smart lighting controls have been steadily growing in market share, and currently accounts for 63 percent of smart lighting sales, according to a new report.

CE Pro Editors · August 17, 2018

Home Remodeling Spending to Grow 7 Percent into 2019

Home remodeling spending expected to reach $346 billion in Q2 2019, up 20 percent from two years ago.

Jason Knott · July 19, 2018

Lighting Control Special Report: Exclusive Research

The first-ever in-depth CE Pro research reveals profit, pricing, scale and popular elements in lighting control installations.

Jason Knott · June 14, 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

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

2018 Market Report: Security and the Smart Home Installation Channel

Security dealers say DIY is hurting their business, but they still collect about $46.20/month per customer, plus 10 to 20 percent for integrated IoT devices, according to research from Parks Associates and Security Sales & Integration.

Scott Goldfine · March 12, 2018