Press Releases

Thursday, February 04, 2016

36% of consumers would participate in an energy program offering a free product

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

Parks Associates today announced new consumer research from 360 View: Energy Management, Smart Home, and Utility Programs, a survey of 10,000 U.S. broadband households, revealing that 36% of consumers would participate in an energy program offering a free product, tied for ...read more

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Over 90% of smart thermostat, door lock, and sprinkler system owners use cloud-supported services with their devices

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

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Four percent of U.S. broadband households own solar panels, up from 2% in 2013

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.

At the Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, February 22-24, in Austin, TX, Parks ...read more

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Consumers Spend Over $6 per Month on Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Other Subscription OTT Video

New Report Addresses Challenges for Content Companies with Changing Business Models

Parks Associates announced a new research report today showing average monthly spending on Internet-based subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) services among U.S. broadband households increased from $3.71 per month in 2012 to $6.19 per month in 2015. Content Strategies: Survival in the New Video World examines new business models emerging from the increasing consumption of OTT content, including new ...read more

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Almost 40% of U.S. smartphone owners use voice recognition software

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

Monday, January 25, 2016

OTT subscriptions exceeded 60% of U.S. broadband households in 2015

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

Thursday, January 21, 2016

U.S. Broadband Households Divided on Accepting Cost Savings for Utility Control of Energy-Efficiency Devices

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

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Whitepaper: Consumers embracing connected devices as companies look to expand the IoT in 2016

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

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