Press Releases

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Weight loss and calorie tracking apps are most commonly used features on smart watches

Research firm analyzes adoption, use cases, and future business opportunities for wearables and other connected fitness and wellness devices 

New connected health research fromParks Associates finds health applications dominate smart watch use cases. Among the 11% of heads of US broadbandhouseholds that personally own and use smart watches, 76% use their device to track steps, 60% monitor their heart rate, and 53% track calories burned. 360 View: Connected Health At Home: We ...read more

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

12% of US broadband households say voice control is the top feature when buying a new smart TV

Dina Abdelrazik of Parks Associates to address rise of voice control among connected devices at CEDIA Expo

Parks Associates will present new research about the rise of voice controls and the increased interest in voice commands to control in-home entertainment devices at CEDIA Expo on September 14 in Denver, Colorado. The research firm reports that over half of US broadband households find voice control of connected entertainment devices to be appealing. Voice functionality ...read more

Thursday, September 05, 2019

CUJO, SnapAV, Deutsche Telekom, and Orange to keynote 14th annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe conference

Research firm addresses business models, consumer engagement strategies, and value-added services for smart home and security solutions

Parks Associates today announced the preliminary keynote lineup for the 14th annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe: Strategies for Security and Smart Home, November 19-20 at the Amsterdam Marriott Hotel, featuring executives from CUJO AI, SnapAV, Deutsche Telekom, and Orange. The conference addresses new business models, consumer engagement strategies, ...read more

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Parks Associates’ Eleventh Annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer announces Austin Energy, DTE, Itron, Reliant, and more on 2020 Advisory Board

Executive conference addresses opportunities for demand response and energy management solutions in the home

Parks Associates today announced the advisory board and topics for the eleventh annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, February 17-19, 2020, at the Omni Austin Downtown in Austin, Texas. Advisory board members include executives from Austin Energy, Constellation, Direct Energy, DTE, Itron, Racepoint Energy, Reliant, and WattzOn.

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Parks Associates brings together industry leaders at annual Connected Health Summit: Independent Living and Wellness

15% of US broadband households used telehealth services in the past 12 months

Parks Associates hosted the sixth annual Connected Health Summit: Independent Living and Wellness this week in San Diego at the Pendry Hotel, featuring over 60 speakers from leading healthcare and technology companies focused on healthcare technology and solutions for consumers at home. The research firm reports that 40% of US broadband households have a connected health device, while use of telehe ...read more

Friday, August 23, 2019

35% of US consumers ages 65+ interested in telehealth services from local doctor

Parks Associates’ pre-conference workshop to focus on personalized solutions and consumer-centric, value-based services

Parks Associates will examine the market for IoT health solutions and current trends in the connected health market during “Connected Health: Serving Consumers at Home,” the pre-show workshop for Connected Health Summit on August 27. This workshop features Parks Associates analyst insight and consumer research focused on the demand and adoption for connecte ...read more

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Nearly half of consumers interested in security monitoring for bedtime routine, triggered by connected health device

Executive conference to address new use cases emerging from connected health devices and wearables

New research from Parks Associates finds 49% of US broadband households consider the ability of a connected health device to interact with a security system or smart door lock to perform an “all is well” check at night appealing. This routine would be triggered when the user goes to bed and ensures the house is secure with all doors locked and system armed. Parks Associates’six ...read more

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Parks Associates and BUILDER Announce Home Builder and MDU Research Study on Smart Home Market

Twenty-one percent of MDU broadband households own at least one smart home device

Parks Associates today announced a new research study surveying US home and multifamily development (multi-dwelling unit) builders to gain insights into new opportunities for smart home technology in new construction. MDUs, Home Builders, and Smart Home Technology, supported by BUILDER and Multifamily Executive, is a survey of 200-300 home and MDU builders and provides an assessment of the curr ...read more

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