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Friday, June 01, 2018

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

A short woman trips on the way to the podium of the first panel discussion at Connections 2018, produced by smart-home research firm Parks Associates. She snipes, "And I'm a morning person." You know it's going to be a lively affair.

That lady, Lisa Fetterman, founder and CEO of the sous-vide sensation Nomiku, would end up stealing the show with her snappy comments, endearing sales pitches ("Try it for just $49 with this special code* ...") and superb insights about data fro ...read more

Friday, June 01, 2018

Deeper Dive—Nothing’s dying in pay TV, it’s just getting segmented and iterated

In fact, I heard all of those questions posed—some of them multiple times—at our first annual Pay TV Show in Denver a few weeks back. The answers were always nuanced, often vaguely unsatisfying … and sometimes funny as hell.

“That’s like walking into the baby section of a hospital and saying which one of these children is going to survive,” quipped Brett Sappington, senior director of research for Parks Associates, answering Fierce Telecom Group Editor-in-Chief Mike Dano’s q ...read more

Thursday, May 31, 2018

First on BATV: Apple TV #3 in streaming devices as Amazon Fire grows share, report finds

Apple TVs share of streaming devices in U.S. households remains at 15 percent edging Google’s Chromecast to take third place among the four major brands but is still being beat out by Roku more than two-to-one, according to new data from market research company Parks Associates.

From the article "First on BATV: Apple TV #3 in streaming devices as Amazon Fire grows share, report finds" by Brad Gibson.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Parks Associates: Amazon Grows Share of Streaming Video Players, Roku Maintains Lead

As the percentage of U.S. households that own streaming media players climbed to nearly 40 percent at the beginning of 2018, Roku managed to maintain its lead in market share while Amazon is gaining ground, according to new research from Parks Associates.

From the article "Parks Associates: Amazon Grows Share of Streaming Video Players, Roku Maintains Lead" by Bevin Fletcher.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Why Roku Is the Internet Video Box Leader, While Google Is Slipping

Only 14% of consumers who owned an Internet video streaming device used one from Google in the first quarter, down from 18% a year earlier and 21% two years ago, according to surveys by research firm Parks Associates. At the same time, 28% of consumers used a Fire TV device from Amazon, up from 24% last year and 16% in 2016.

Roku, which went held an initial public offering in February, was steady as the market leader with 37% share, the same as last year and up from 33% two ...read more

Thursday, May 31, 2018

In U.S., 40% Own a Set-Top Box, Over Half Own a Connected TV

In the United States, 40 percent of homes with broadband connectivity own a set-top box, while over half own a connected TV. However, set-top boxes see much greater use.

This data comes from research company Parks Associates, which notes that set-top box ownership rose from 6 percent in 2010 to nearly 40 percent at the start of this year. Roku makes up 37 percent of ownership, a figure that has held steady for the last year. Amazon ownership grew by 4 percent in the last yea ...read more

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

HomePod Gets Multi-Room Audio Chops With iOS 11.4

The addition of multiroom functionality for the HomePod advances Apple's strategy for the product, said Dina Abdelrazik, research analyst at Parks Associates.

"Its market entry approach was to introduce the HomePod as a high-quality speaker positioned for a whole home audio experience," she told TechNewsWorld. "Multiroom audio with the ability for multiple HomePods to work off of one another to create an immersive audio experience is a natural step for Apple."

From the a ...read more

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

CFX Tech: Roku Branching Out with Smart Speaker FCC Filing

All signs show the smart home market is heading for a boom. It’s expected to hit $53bln in 2022, according to Zion Market Research. That doesn’t just mean smart speakers. That includes everything from smart TVs, connected thermostats and even certain refrigerators. More than 50% of US broadband households own a smart TV, according to a new report from Parks Associates. Products are moving into the mainstream and everyone’s vying for a piece of pie.

From the article :CFX Tech ...read more

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