"smart watch" articles

While traditional appliances are self-contained with all the components and the user controls in one cabinet, home systems are not. Components are located where optimal and interconnected electronically via a home network. Home systems have been designed with customer features tailored to a range of use cases, including lighting, energy management, environmental comfort, entertainment, healthcare, and safety. Each application is organized around a controller that manages connected...
 
A majority of US internet households now own and use at least one internet-connected health product that captures and interprets their health data. Consumers’ adoption and use of smart watches continue to increase, while other device categories have declined post the height of the pandemic. Over half of wearables-owning households report owning and using an Apple Watch. Since its acquisition by Google, Fitbit has declined from the market leader to second place. After a successful...
Among self-help support options, consumers are slightly less likely to use self-help applications on their devices than other support resources. This is likely driven by lower availability of the self-help applications compared to other self-help resources. The percentage of consumers who report using self-help applications has remained the same over the past four years, suggesting that availability and/or interest in using these tools has not changed much over the years. Among...
Parks Associates research finds 54% of consumers own connected health products. Driven by smart watch adoption, consumers and patients have become used to using devices to collect, transmit, and interpret health data. The velocity of health device adoption has decreased after the active stage of the pandemic, but it remains far elevated compared to pre-pandemic levels. On Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 11 AM CT/ 9 AM PT, Parks Associates will co-host a complimentary webinar with...
Google’s annual I/O event, which took place from May 11-12, revealed a handful of new releases and updates to its range of hardware and software. Google also shared that a few previously discontinued and canceled products would be revived, including Android tablets and watches, the latter of which will feature a partnership with Samsung. Android 13 was also debuted and is slated for release in August alongside the new Pixel 7 and 7 Pro. Key points of emphasis for Android 13 include...
While the use of smart home devices and appliances is mostly among early adopters, many markets will inch closer to the early majority in the next few years. The integration of new technologies in consumers’ lives is forcing service providers and manufacturers to rethink technology solutions to meet the changing needs of the post-pandemic world. Convenience, comfort, and peace of mind remain the leading drivers of smart home device adoption. But, other factors influencing growth...
Wearables are the leading product category in connected health, with smart watches the most adopted product overall.   Smart watch owners are a particularly enthusiastic core of the connected health market, as they tend to own a variety of other products, including connected fitness devices, connected weight scales, and even more medically oriented devices such as smart thermometers. Since 2019, adoption of wearables from Apple and Samsung has grown exponentially, helping to...
 
by Elizabeth Parks | Apr. 25, 2022
Tags: connected CE, smart watch, wearable
This article is compiled from a presentation by Jennifer Kent, VP of Research at Parks Associates, during the firm's 8th annual Connected Health Summit. Today there are at least four main models developing for care that happens from home, including telehealth, virtual visits – typically for check-ups, primary care, or urgent-care type condition; remote patient monitoring to diagnose a specific condition, often cardiac issues or sleep disorders; ongoing remote patient monitoring...
 
by Elizabeth Parks | Dec. 26, 2021
Tags: digital health, smart watch, wearable

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