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10% of US broadband households report owning a video doorbell in Q2 2020, up from 7% in 2017

Research firm announces topics and call for papers for 15th annual CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES

Parks Associates today announced the topics and call for papers for the 15th annual CONNECTIONS™ Summit: Smart Home Growth Strategies, taking place virtually January 14, 2021, in cooperation with CES® 2021. The research firm’s data shows that approximately 10% of US broadband households own a video doorbell in Q2 2020, up from 7% in 2017. This device is especially popular among households that already have a smart home device—61% plan to purchase a smart video doorbell in the next 12 months.

CONNECTIONS™ Summit, sponsored by, features sessions on smart home technology and services, connected health, data privacy, value-added services, and home security.

Session Topics:

  • Smart Home Platforms: Simplifying the Consumer Experience
  • Home Services: Maximizing Value of Connectivity
  • Home Security Growth: DIY and Pro Channels 
  • Consumer-centric Healthcare: Independent Living and Smart Home
  • Privacy and Security: Protecting Consumer Interests  
  • Value Added Services: Supporting the Home Network

“The growing popularity of video doorbells sold through many different channels is driving new product designs and competition throughout the industry. Their presence in households with a burgeoning variety of smart home devices requires firms to create partnerships to ensure these many devices fulfill consumer expectations for working together,” said Brad Russell, Research Director, Connected Home, Parks Associates. “For over a decade, CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES has been a key event to see the latest activities and innovations in the smart home, and this year, like years past, we will bring together industry leaders to discuss their vision for the future and new service and product innovations we will see in 2021.”  

Parks Associates surveys 10,000 broadband households each quarter, providing a rich data set with trending for at least five years. The firm will feature its market insights and consumer data during the webinars and throughout CONNECTIONS Summit. 

Parks Associates is currently accepting speaker submissions for CONNECTIONS™ Summit 2021.

For more information, visit To speak with an analyst or to request research, contact Rosey Ulpino at, 972.996.0233.

About CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES

CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES is an annual research and industry event hosted by international research firm Parks Associates at CES in Las Vegas. In 2022, the executive event features one day of panel discussions on the state of the smart home, connected health, home security, and new home services, with trends and implications for connected consumers and opportunities for companies to build new revenues and develop innovative business models.

The 16th annual CONNECTIONS™ Summit will take place January 5 during CES, which runs January 5-8 in Las Vegas. Follow the event on Twitter at @CONN_Summit.

For information about CONNECTIONS™ Summit, contact or call 972-490-1113 or visit

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