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Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Interoperability key to sustaining smart home tech adoption

In fact, according to research recently published by Parks Associates, 34% of broadband households today own a listed smart home device, which is an increase of 24% from just three years ago. Additionally, the average number of devices owned per household with at least one smart home device rose in 2020 from 6.8 devices to 7.4 devices on average.

During Parks Associates’ virtual CONNECTIONS conference last week, Jennifer Kent, the organization’s Vice President of Research, p more

Friday, January 15, 2021

Pandemic accelerates adoption of smart home solutions

This was one of key takeaways from the virtual CONNECTIONS Summit hosted this week by market research firm Parks Associates, which took place in conjunction with CES 2021. The event featured a multitude of panel discussions covering a variety of topics related to the adoption of smart home technology.

One of the first panels to take place during the event focused on smart home platforms and how consumers are leveraging them to integrate the multitude of connected devices tha more

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Opportunities abound in video storage as DIY camera installs take off

"Sales of networked cameras will reach seven million units in 2019," said Dina Abdelrazik, Senior Analyst, Parks Associates. "Retailers like Best Buy have helped boost the profile of this product category through experience centers and device displays that can demonstrate key security and convenience use cases. Wireless connectivity also makes it easier for consumer to self-install. The next stage in competition will hinge on which camera can deliver the best user experience and more

Friday, October 25, 2019

Report: Over 2M U.S. households will have a self-monitored security system in 2019

According to a new report from Parks Associates, the proliferation of DIY solutions continues to have significant impact on the resident security market as the research firm predicts that more than two million U.S. broadband households are expected to a self-monitored security system by the end of the 2019.
The report, “Home Security: Market Sizing and Forecasts,” notes that 23% of self-monitored systems are fee-based, collecting on average $9 per month in 2019, and 22% also i more

Monday, August 13, 2018

Smart Home Service

Automated smart home systems are a growing trend among mainstream consumers; in fact, according to Parks Associates, 48 percent of U.S. broadband households intend to buy at least one smart home device this year, up 66 percent from 2017.

This reliance on technology is increasing the need for support for smart home and DIY security systems. As more consumers integrate intelligent devices into their homes, security dealers and integrators are faced with a new opportunity to ac more

Friday, July 13, 2018

PERS Disruption

As much as mega-companies like Apple are having an effect on the smart home market, the mobile service providers are truly having a transformative effect on the PERS market. New technologies have enabled new and powerful suppliers to enter the fray to address demand that is growing by leaps and bound every day. In fact, Parks Associates estimates the number of PERS users is expected to double from 3.36 million at the end of 2017 to more than six million by 2021. The market resea more

Monday, July 02, 2018

Report: More than 6M U.S. consumers will use PERS devices by 2021

According to a new report from Parks Associates, more than six million people are expected to use a Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) device by 2021, nearly double the 3.36 million who are estimated to have used one at the end of 2017.

The research firm says this anticipated growth will be driven by new wearable devices, such as smart watches, and smartphone-based professionally monitored services.

From the article "More than 6M U.S. consumers will use PERS devic more

Friday, March 17, 2017

Residential Security: Beyond the Walled Garden

For the independent security dealer, all of these changing customer and technology profiles is already happening. The appeal of the walled garden’s closed system is convenience and usability; however, that point of distinction is being eroded by those same factors.

Parks Associates recently mapped the smart home’s competitive landscape by looking for cues and harbingers in user reviews. What Parks’ Tom Kerber found was that walled garden automation was already showing signs more

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