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.
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.
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.
By Lisa Montgomery · August 13, 2018 • More than 50 million households interested in buying a sleep trackers; are you capitalizing on the trend?
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.
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.
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.
By Julie Jacobson · May 23, 2018 • Lux Products' new KONOz, the first ZigBee 3.0-certified thermostat, allows adjustable and multiple geofences.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Julie Jacobson · November 17, 2017 • Parks Associates research indicates video doorbells will be more popular than voice-control products this 2017 holiday, and that millennials and Amazon Prime members will be key purchasers of CE and smart-home devices.
By Chelsea Cafiero · September 14, 2017 • Consumers' excitement about smart-home tech could give insurance providers a new opportunity to gain customers, reduce claims and develop new revenue streams.