Connected Home Systems and Controls

Smart kitchens represent the next wave of the smart home evolution. For the past two years, large appliance manufacturers, including GE Appliances, Samsung, LG, and Whirlpool have used the consumer electronics show to showcase elaborate plans for residential kitchens. If these innovations live up to the hype, our future kitchens will study our patterns of behavior as well as our preferences and perform many kitchen-based activities on our behalf. Rollout of first-generation smart...
According to Parks Associates research, 26% of U.S. broadband households own at least one smart home device, which equates to more than 26 million households and represents a 35% increase from the 2016 adoption rate of 19%. The IoT research firm will discuss new research findings and analysis on Tuesday, March 21 during the one-day research workshop “ Crossing the Chasm – Understanding Growth in the Smart Home .” Sponsored by Ayla Networks, the special event will take place...

Parks Associates is supporting the Saudi Smart Cities Conference, which will take place May 16-18 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The event will explore how to create successful collaboration between public and private sectors, the monetization opportunities that will help boost infrastructure, increase investment, make cities sustainable and improve quality of life for all. With the economic diversification plans in place, key government authorities are focused on providing the best...
Parks Associates is supporting IoT Asia , which takes place March 29-30 in Singapore. The event has addressed the enormous potential of the IoT revolution since the event's first edition in 2014. As the first dedicated platform in Asia to address this revolution, IoT Asia has been ahead of its competition. It is seen as a transformational platform for addressing challenges and identifying real opportunities within the IoT landscape. Last year's event surpassed expectations...

Ahead of the CONNECTIONS Summit at CES , Parks Associates has released its predictions for the future of IoT in a new whitepaper,  Top 10 Consumer IoT Trends in 2017 . The whitepaper focuses on key industry trends that will impact various markets both in the New Year and well into the future. This new whitepaper is free to download and covers major markets across the Internet of Things, including smart home, healthcare, digital media, connected cars, wearables, and...
Earlier this month, details of Microsoft’s "Home Hub," a Windows 10 feature, were detailed by various news outlets as a possible move by Microsoft to get its Artificial Intelligence (AI) solution in consumers' homes. If this update will indeed let Cortana be a part of the smart home, Microsoft will join Amazon, Google, and Apple who all offer voice-controlled, virtual assistants for the smart home. As a potential competitor to Amazon, Google, and Apple in the smart home...
 
by Christopher Jones | Dec. 16, 2016
Tags: home automation, Microsoft, smart home

Descriptions of Microsoft’s upcoming Home Hub are surfacing, joining the debate over which voice control hub to buy—Amazon Echo or Google Home. Microsoft’s version, however, won’t be delivered in the form of a coffee table or bookshelf cylinder. It will be delivered as a feature of Windows 10, running on a PC or Surface tablet. The fact that Microsoft is delivering its product in the form of software suggests that it be accelerating this evolution of device interfaces to...
 
by Stuart Sikes | Dec. 12, 2016
Tags: Amazon, Google, home automation, Internet of Things, smart home
Telcos have reached a crossroads in business strategy where innovation is inevitable and continues to impact subscriber growth across different distribution channels. Entry of nontraditional but formidable players such as Google, Amazon, and Apple into entertainment, content, and smart home services intensifies the risk; however, all players struggle with similar challenges. Key factors in driving adoption in the smart home are providing valuable and recognizable benefits to consumers,...
 
by Parks Associates | Dec. 1, 2016
Tags: europe, smart home, Webcast


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