Security Sales

Thursday, November 01, 2018

Smart Home Products: Impact on the Home Security Industry

At the same time, smart home solutions have invigorated a traditionally stagnant security market — security providers have been successful at converting legacy customers to interactive services, and 75% of home security installations in 2017 included smart control features. Parks Associates estimates annual revenue for professionally monitored security will exceed $15 billion by 2022.

Networked cameras also give DIY options to households that have eschewed professional secur ...read more

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

6 Million Smart Plugs Will Be Sold in the U.S. in 2023, Report Says

“While smart plugs are a staple of the smart home ecosystem today, next-generation products are creating more value through numerous value-added services derived from energy data,” says Tom Kerber, senior director, IoT Strategy, Parks Associates. “Access to high-frequency energy data enables a myriad of home safety, security, aging-in-place, and asset monitoring applications.”

From the article "6 Million Smart Plugs Will Be Sold in the U.S. in 2023, Report Says."

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

DIY Cameras Account for Majority of Smart Home IP Camera Sales in the U.S.

Research firm Parks Associates estimates 7.7 million standalone and all-in-one IP security cameras will be sold in the United States this year, with an estimated $889 million in revenues.

“IP cameras are key security-related devices and provide peace of mind to consumers. As such, these devices are consistently among the most popular smart home devices,” says Dina Abdelrazik, research analyst, Parks Associates. “Currently 9% of U.S. broadband households own one, but advances ...read more

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

DIY Cameras Account for Majority of Smart Home IP Camera Sales in the U.S.

Research firm Parks Associates estimates 7.7 million standalone and all-in-one IP security cameras will be sold in the United States this year, with an estimated $889 million in revenues.

“IP cameras are key security-related devices and provide peace of mind to consumers. As such, these devices are consistently among the most popular smart home devices,” says Dina Abdelrazik, research analyst, Parks Associates. “Currently 9% of U.S. broadband households own one, but advances ...read more

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

How Connected Health Services Can Provide Opportunities for Traditional Security Providers

For traditional home security providers, the emergence of connected health products and monitoring services gives a new opportunity to serve consumers at home.

The number of Americans age 65 and older is expected to double, according to research from Parks Associates, resulting in the growing use and need of various connected health solutions, including PERS.

Over the next several decades, there will be an increased need and demand for smart home devices, on-demand servi ...read more

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Security Providers That Only Offer Basic Services Suffer Reduced Customer Loyalty

Professional monitoring service providers offering only basic security systems suffer from a poor net promoter score (NPS), while those offering interactive security and smart home systems score more than 50 points higher, Parks Associates reported at Electronic Security Expo (ESX) 2018.

From the article "Security Providers That Only Offer Basic Services Suffer Reduced Customer Loyalty."

Monday, May 14, 2018

3 in 4 Resi Security Installs Included Smart Home Controls in 2017, Report Says

Indicating the continued adoption of smart home products, Parks Associates’ Home Security: Channel Insights reports 75% of home security installations in 2017 included smart control features.

In addition, 90% of U.S. security dealers now offer at least basic interactive services with their systems, 36% report security systems sales with a networked camera and 16% report sales with a smart thermostat.

From the article "3 in 4 Resi Security Installs Included Smart Home Con ...read more

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Installations and No Monthly Fees – Amazon’s Answer to Home Security

Amazon illustrated its potential entrance into the security space with its recent acquisition of the popular video doorbell manufacturer, Ring. Ring’s reported $1 billion valuation goes beyond its hardware. Parks Associates estimates Ring has a roughly 70% share of the video doorbell market.

Amazon’s purchase includes hardware as well as Ring’s smart home expertise, development abilities, rapid innovation and product development process, and distribution channel development ...read more

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