"home network" articles

New research reports from Parks Associates take an in-depth look into the trends and technologies shaping the smart home, Internet of Things, video, and digital health landscapes. In five new reports released this week, the firm provides analysis, data, and forecasts into each market, finding that consumers are now more connected than ever. The research shows that 75% of U.S. homes have broadband, and over 80% of these households have a home network. Over 60% own connected CE,...
Parks Associates, in conjunction with Verisure, will be presenting IoT and smart home data in a complimentary webinar, April 23, 2014. The event will take place at 3 PM Central European Time (CEST) / 8 AM Central Time (U.S.). Parks Associates research shows broad consumer interest in smart home services, with interest at 33-48% of all U.S. broadband households for smart home devices ranging from remote door locks to alarm detectors. However, there is not a single, concise value...
 
by Kaitlin Hawkins | Apr. 1, 2014
Tags: home network, smart home, webcast
In the latest Consumer Analytics newsletter, Parks Associates revealed new information regarding adoption rates of smart home systems. Conventional wisdom holds that lowering up-front costs in favor of a long-term service contract leads to higher adoption rate. However, this was not the finding for smart home packages—which might include home energy management and home security bundles. The research firm reveals that most of the consumers willing to purchase a smart home...
 
by Kaitlin Hawkins | Mar. 26, 2014
Tags: home network, smart home
Parks Associates Director of Research presents new research at TV Connect Connected home research  announced today by Parks Associates at TV Connect in London  finds consumers expect the same TV user experience throughout their home, regardless of whether the service is offered via OTT, managed operator network, satellite, or other delivery mechanisms. Expectations also remain the same regardless of the receiving device, including set-top box or connected CE device....
 
by Brett Sappington | Mar. 17, 2014
Tags: 4K, Europe, home network, industry event, OTT
Parks Associates is proud to announce the keynote speakers and session topics for this year's CONNECTIONS US conference. The conference, now in its 18th iteration, will take place May 13-15, 2014, at the San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront in San Francisco. This year's conference will focus on technology developments and trends in the entertainment and smart home industries. Parks Associates research shows over 80% of U.S. broadband households now have a home network, and...
Parks Associates research shows that nearly 60% of U.S. households is interested in smart home technology, including home automation, security, and energy management. This figure is more than double the size of the current market, which is why major brands are quickly developing products to meet this interest. AT&T is one of the first companies to branch into smart home technology. The company already provides bundled services for Internet, television, and phone service,...
 
by Parks Associates | Mar. 4, 2014
Tags: home network, smart home
I’ve been following the proceedings of Parks Associates’ Smart Energy Summit this week, and by all counts, it has been a great week of workshops, keynotes, and panels. Among some of the interesting statistics coming from the conference include: Kevin Meagher from Lowe’s says that their Safe & Secure kit outsells their Iris Comfort & Control kit by a 4-1 margin; Five percent of U.S. broadband households switched to a time-of-use (TOU) electric plan in...
 
by | Feb. 19, 2014
Tags: home network, Internet of Things, smart home
Parks Associates and Support.com are hosting a complimentary webcast, “Evolving Technical Support for the Connected Home” on November 19 at 1 PM CST. The digital landscape of consumers’ homes, enabled by the Internet of Things, is growing rapidly more complex as home automation and security, medical monitoring, and mobile devices join traditional computing and entertainment devices on home networks. Technical support services, free and paid, are playing an...

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