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As a member of the Application Developers Alliance Mobile Payments Working Group, Parks Associates is dedicated to helping developers understand the challenges and opportunities presented in the mobile payments industry. As part of this effort, our newest publication, How to Keep Users Happy: Accepting Payments in Your Mobile App , explores the current mobile payments landscape, obstacles to improve user experience, and how developers can choose the best tool to ensure app success....
 
by Parks Associates | Dec. 16, 2014
Tags: mobile, mobile payment, Whitepaper


According to Parks Associates research , Europe is in the early stages of growth for the IoT. The firm's data shows that 11% of Spanish, 9% of U.K., and 5% of German broadband households report ownership of a home control system. A majority of broadband households in all three countries...

This year, the CONNECTIONS Europe conference brought together connected home and digital living industry leaders from around the world. Speakers from Cisco, Intel, Panasonic, Technicolor, and many other leading companies addressed audiences about the future of IoT and connected CE,...
 
by Kaitlin Hawkins | Dec. 10, 2014
Tags: CONNECTIONS, europe, OTT, smart home

Cited in a recent article for the Wall Street Journal , Parks Associates research revealed that Google's Chromecast overtook Apple TV in number of shares in the streaming media market this year.  The Parks Associates study , which comprised a survey of 10,000 U.S. broadband...
 
by Kaitlin Hawkins | Dec. 3, 2014
Tags: Apple, connected CE, Google, streaming

According to new research from Parks Associates  released today, 10% of U.S. broadband households have purchased at least one streaming media device this year. Top competitors Roku, Google, and Apple represent the three largest market shareholders, each with less than a third. Though...
 

In a recent article for Inc. , contributor Travis Wright revealed that, this year, women are in charge of the economy. Calling it the "sheconomy," he outlines the differences in purchasing habits between men and women, looking specifically at Black Friday and the holiday shopping...
 
by Kaitlin Hawkins | Nov. 25, 2014
Tags: CES, connected CE, Internet of Things

A couple of weeks ago, I was intrigued by an e-mail that I received from the National PTA. For every parent that subscribes to a smartphone monitoring app called TeenSafe , $10 will be raised for their local PTA. Parents can also receive a 33% lifetime discount on the app. What...
 
by Kurt Scherf | Nov. 14, 2014
Tags: none

As the connected car space heats up, startups are joining major players from various industries in jumping into the market. Leading tech giants like Apple and Google, mobile carriers like AT&T and Telus, and major digital media companies like Pandora and ESPN are staking their claims to...
 
by Jennifer Kent | Nov. 14, 2014
Tags: apps, connected cars, M2M


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