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Parks Associates: Consumers Have Major Concerns About Smart Home Privacy and Safety

By Robert Archer · July 9, 2019 • A study from Parks Associates says that consumers are overwhelmingly concerned about smart home security and privacy issues, and more than one-third of those polled had experienced a data security problem.

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

By CE Pro Editors · March 14, 2019 • 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.

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

By CE Pro Editors · January 4, 2019 • 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.

Research: 28% of U.S Households Use Smart Speakers to Control Smart Home Products

By CE Pro Editors · December 19, 2018 • According to Parks Associates, U.S broadband households are starting to prefer using a smart speaker with built-in voice assistant tech to control smart home devices.

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

By Jason Knott · October 18, 2018 • 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.

Sleep Trackers Offer Money Making Opportunity

By Lisa Montgomery · August 13, 2018 • More than 50 million households interested in buying a sleep trackers; are you capitalizing on the trend?

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

By CE Pro Editors · June 1, 2018 • “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.

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

By Julie Jacobson · June 1, 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.

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

By Jennifer Mallett · May 29, 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.

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

By Julie Jacobson · May 23, 2018 • Lux Products' new KONOz, the first ZigBee 3.0-certified thermostat, allows adjustable and multiple geofences.

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

By Julie Jacobson · May 23, 2018 • 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.

Recent IoT Research Says Broadband Households Care More About Cybersecurity Than Ever Before

By CE Pro Editors · April 25, 2018 • IoT research firm Parks Associates recently released a whitepaper showing 64% of broadband households are concerned about their safety and privacy.

New RMR Opportunity: Smart Thermostat Service?

By Jason Knott · March 23, 2018 • Parks Associates data shows half of U.S. households would pay $5/month for subsidized smart thermostat installation with ongoing service program.

2018 Market Report: Security and the Smart Home Installation Channel

By Scott Goldfine with Julie Jacobson · March 12, 2018 • Security dealers say DIY is hurting their business, but they still collect about $46.20 per month per customer, plus 10 to 20 percent for integrated IoT devices, according to research from Parks Associates and Security Sales & Integration.

Parks Associates: Security and Smart Home Research for 2017

By CE Pro Editors · December 27, 2017 • Parks Associates and CE Pro sister publication Security Sales & Integration reveal statistics on security and smart-home adoption and consumer preferences.

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