By Jason Knott · January 8, 2019 • Smart home is taking center stage at CES 2019, along with 8K. New CTA data predicts 23% growth in smart home products.
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 Jason Knott · December 26, 2018 • Research: San Francisco and Seattle are most frequent cities for Amazon package theft by 'porch pirates' and offer strongest potential to install front doorbell camera systems.
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 CE Pro Editors · October 8, 2018 • In its latest "Size and Scope of the Residential Technology Systems Industry" survey, CEDIA reports significant gains in the home networking and security channels.
By Jason Knott · October 5, 2018 • EXCLUSIVE RESEARCH: Integrators report earning solid profit margin for distributed audio systems, even though low-price expectations by clients is biggest challenge.
By CE Pro Editors · October 2, 2018 • Survey by lighting-controls manufacturer Noon Home shows wide disparity of sentiment when consumers rank the importance of smart-home devices.
By CE Pro Editors · August 17, 2018 • Smart lighting control has been steadily growing in market share, and currently accounts for 63 percent of smart lighting sales, according to a new report.
By Jason Knott · July 19, 2018 • Home remodeling spending expected to reach $346 billion in Q2 2019, up 20 percent from two years ago.
By Jason Knott · June 14, 2018 • The first-ever in-depth CE Pro research reveals profit, pricing, scale and popular elements in lighting control installations.
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 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 · March 7, 2018 • Research: Not surprisingly, consumers fear hacks and other cybersecurity threats when it comes to the connected home, but they also worry if one IoT device fails, the whole smart house crumbles.