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Friday, July 11, 2014

Roku Remains Most Popular Streaming Player

According to a study conducted by Parks Associates, Roku media players made up about 46 percent of all streaming media player purchases in the US throughout 2013. In contrast, Applemade up about 26 percent of sales. Likewise, the company also accounts for 44 percent of actual streaming media player usage in US broadband homes, while competitor Apple accounts for just 26 percent.

"Multiple factors have allowed Roku to outpace Apple in U.S. sales and usage," said Barbara Kraus ...read more

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Home Control Solutions to Reach 20 Percent of Homes by 2014

According to the research firm Parks Associates, home control solutions are only in six percent of homes. The number is expected to increase thanks in no small part to home entertainment controls, which are seeing a nice upturn already thanks to simplified installations and less costly prices of entry.

"Consumers see the value in these areas," says Parks Associates director Bill Ablondi, speaking of energy management, entertainment systems and remote home self-monitoring. "Once ...read more

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Study Shows 2.5 Million Households Ready for Connected TV

Consumers are looking for TVs that have easy access to the internet, according to a study by Parks Associates. Over 2.5 million households are looking for this technology, and would be willing to pay a $100 premium for Internet-connected sets.

From the article, "Study Shows 2.5 Million Households Ready for Connected TV"

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