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New research shows impact of DIY and smart home on competition, channels, and value-added services for home security market New research from Parks Associates reveals at the end of 4Q 2018, 28% of US broadband households reported the presence of an active security system, up from 26% in 4Q 2017, with 24% having professional monitoring. Connected Trends & Disruption in Home Security reports that 52% of households that are highly likely to purchase a security system in the...
 
by Dina Abdelrazik | May. 24, 2019
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It’s no secret that US broadband households are a bandwidth hungry group. Driven by increasing numbers of connected devices in the home, greater consumption of streaming media, and always-on access and Wi-Fi, consumers are steadily opting for faster broadband connections. Parks Associates research shows that average service speeds among US broadband households have steadily increased over the last four years. The most dramatic shift has taken place in the 100 Mbps – 999 Mbps...
 
by Craig Leslie | May. 22, 2019
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Parks Associates today released the new whitepaper Open for Business: Future Flexibility for Smart Home Services , which forecasts sales of connected consumer devices will exceed 520 million units by 2022, including networked cameras, security systems, and connected health devices. The whitepaper, sponsored by Calix, presents the opportunities emerging from this wealth of residential devices and details strategies for service providers to operate in the smart home market in ways that...
 
by Brad Russell | May. 20, 2019
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Retail is the leading channel for smart home purchases; however, the expansion of the smart home market as a whole opens new paths for insurance, home builders, and other channels. Retailers benefit from the growing awareness of smart home devices that is driving more consumers towards exploring products in the smart home ecosystem. National and local retailers specifically benefit from having a physical presence where consumers can explore smart home products at their own...
 
by Dina Abdelrazik | May. 20, 2019
Tags: smart home
Content Submitted by Universal Electronics Inc. We are happy to announce our collaboration with Microsoft to launch a new digital assistant platform for the home, built on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, using AI and IoT services. Artificial intelligence is now playing a key role in improving access to smart living products and services, and this is only expected to expand in size and scope. Digital assistants that connect consumers to important services such as safety...
 
by Parks Associates | May. 16, 2019
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In an eventful week for streaming news, an already fragmented market for content splintered further with major announcements from NBCUniversal and WarnerMedia about the future of their content on major OTT services. Following the sale of 21st Century Fox, Disney now owns the majority of Hulu, and officially flexed its muscles on Tuesday, May 14, taking full control of Hulu from Comcast and allowing the minority owner to sell their stake in the streaming service in 2024. In...
 
by Billy Nayden | May. 16, 2019
Tags: digital media, OTT
Ingersoll Rand, Life365, STRATIS IoT, Leviton, and more  to address connected health and energy management as adjacent ecosystems for the smart home at CONNECTIONS™ Parks Associates announced today the 23 rd -annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference , May 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport , will feature key sessions examining the crossover opportunities between the smart home and adjacent ecosystems for residential energy and connected...
 
by Parks Associates | May. 16, 2019
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CONNECTIONS™ conference will feature the Connected Car Corner, by InstallerNet, to highlight the role of smart automotive and mobile solutions in the smart home ecosystem. The international research firm will host the 23rd-annual  CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference , May 21-23, in San Francisco, California. New connected car research from Parks Associates reveals 4% of US broadband households have an in-car voice assistant device, such as the Amazon Echo...
 
by Parks Associates | May. 15, 2019
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