Smart Energy Summit sessions address integration of smart products into utility programs and co-marketing strategies, featuring speakers from Nest, SMUD, NEEP, ERCOT, SCE, Opower, PlanetEcosystems and ROC-Connect
New industry report examines cloud platforms for the Internet of Things
Parks Associates today announced a new industry report, Cloud Platforms for the Internet of Things, revealing 19% of U.S. broadband households currently own at least one Internet-connected smart home device. These devices, including smart thermostats, sprinkler systems, door locks, and security cameras, offer remote control, monitoring, or notifications via a smartphone, tablet, or computer. Upwards of 90% of device ...read more
Parks Associates, Vivint, Austin Energy, Silver Spring Networks, SunPower, and Enphase to discuss residential solar market at 2016 Smart Energy Summit
New energy research from Parks Associates reports adoption of solar panels has reached 4% of U.S. broadband households, up from 2% in 2013. Seven percent of U.S. broadband households plan to purchase a solar panel in the next 12 months.
New Mobile Research Shows Siri leads Google Now in Usage
New mobile research from Parks Associates finds 39% of smartphone owners use some sort of voice recognition software such as Siri or Google Now, although the Apple platform is outpacing Android. 360 View: Mobility and the App Economy reports more than one-half of iPhone owners use voice recognition, as opposed to less than one-third of Android phone owners.
“Smartphone penetration has reached 86% of U.S. broadband households, ...read more
Webcast from Parks Associates and Lynx Technology to examine Top 10 Connected Entertainment Trends for 2016
Parks Associates, ahead of the upcoming webcast “Top 10 Trends – The Outlook for the Connected Home 2016,” reports that over 60% of U.S. broadband households have at least one OTT video service subscription. The research firm will host this webcast, sponsored by Lynx Technology (www.lynxtechnology.com), on January 26, 11 a.m. CT, to discuss this and other trends in the ...read more
Leading smart home companies will discuss energy management strategies at Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, February 22-24, in Austin, TX
Nearly 30% of U.S. broadband households value control of their smart home energy devices over cost savings, but approximately one-half of product owners or purchase intenders would permit utility control of their smart appliances in exchange for a product rebate, according to new research from Parks Associates. In addition, 46% of smart ...read more
Over 40% of U.S. broadband households plan to buy a smart home device by mid-2016
Parks Associates released a new whitepaper today, Top 2016 Trends for the Consumer IoT, which examines the impact of the Internet of Things on both consumers and companies in all affected ecosystems. It notes 2015 ended with strong ownership numbers. Over two-thirds of U.S. broadband households connect at least one smart TV, Blu-ray player, gaming console, DVR/PVR, and/or streaming media device to the ...read more