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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Connected Health Device Adoption Up Among Broadband Households

In terms of use frequency, the survey found that 75% of fitness device users use their device one to three times per week. Fitbit owners had the highest device use of any brand, with 68% of owners using their devices daily.
Harry Wang, director of mobile and health products research at Parks Associates, said he expects user adoption of mobile health and fitness devices to grow as consumer experience improves.

From the article "Connected Health Device Adoption Up Among Broa ...read more

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

The Growing Connected Health and Smart Home Industries

According to Parks Associates' estimates, by 2019, there will be 24 million homes in the U.S. with an installed smart home controller for home security, energy management or home control applications.

Currently, nearly 30% of U.S. broadband households own a connected health device, and U.S. sales of connected wellness and personal health products and services will exceed $8 billion in 2018.

Integrating smart home platforms and connected health applications and services i ...read more

Monday, June 22, 2015

29% of U.S. Broadband Households Own a Connected Health Device

More than one quarter of U.S. broadband households have an Internet-enabled health device, according to a Parks Associates report, Health Data Management reports (Slabodkin, Health Data Management, 6/19).

The report, titled "Digitally Fit: Products and Services for Connected Consumers," analyzed multiple nationwide surveys of U.S. broadband households to examine the adoption and use of connected heath care and fitness devices (Parks Associates release, 6/18).

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Thursday, May 07, 2015

Fitness and Health Market Opportunities for Wearables

Today, roughly 30% of U.S. broadband households own a connected health device, which includes approximately 15 million households that have a connected fitness or wellness device, such as a fitness tracker, a weight scale, or a sports watch with heart-rate/GPS functions. Adoption rates are increasing, particularly among high-income households, where more than one-third own a connected health device, and by 2016, more than 32 million U.S. consumers will actively track their perso ...read more

Monday, March 30, 2015

Reports Assess Health, Fitness Device Markets Through 2019

Meanwhile, a separate report by Parks Associates found that revenue for connected health and fitness tracking devices in the U.S. is expected to increase from $2 billion in 2014 to $5.4 billion in 2019 (Pai, MobiHealthNews, 3/25).

The report examined current adoption and usage rates for connected devices and analyzes several national surveys of U.S. broadband households (Parks Associates release, 3/25).

According to Harry Wang, director of health and mobile product resea ...read more

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

More Than 40M U.S. Smartphone Owners Use Fitness, Wellness Apps

More than 40 million U.S. residents who have a smartphone actively use a wellness or fitness application on the device, according to a survey by Parks Associates, MobiHealthNews reports (Dolan, MobiHealthNews, 2/3).

The findings are based on the results from a representative sample in the second quarter of 2014 of U.S. households with broadband (Parks Associates survey, December 2014).

Findings
The survey found that the head of household in one-fourth of homes with bro ...read more

Friday, December 19, 2014

Digital Health Devices, Tools Popular Among Caregivers

More than 40% of U.S. caregivers with broadband connections use a digital health device, according to a report by Parks Associates, MobiHealthNews reports.

For the report, researchers examined the use of digital devices among caregivers with broadband Internet connections. To do so, researchers analyzed several surveys, including one of about 10,000 U.S. households with broadband access.

The report found that 22% of broadband households include an individual who currentl ...read more

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Mayo, Ralph, Stella and Sloane-Kettering: Will Fashion Meet Function in Wearables?

Events held in the past few weeks speak to the go-go supply side of wearables: Fashion Week in New York City and the Connected Health Summit in San Diego both featured the fashion/wearables connection. On the fashion front, two-thirds of consumers want wearables to go beyond the wrist toward jewelry, according to The Nielsen Connected Life Report. Parks Associates -- the host of Connected Health Summit -- found that 13% of U.S. broadband households plan to purchase a connected h ...read more

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