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“What will it take for smart home to reach mass market adoption?” Recently, I explored this perennial industry question at Parks Associates CONNECTIONS 2019 conference. While we regularly discuss everything from compelling use cases to value propositions, I presented a few thoughts on drivers and barriers around the notion of “building on Early Adopter cheers and overcoming Mass Market fears.” Now, if we’re thinking in terms of Geoffrey Moore’s classic...
 
by Brad Russell | Jun. 10, 2019
Tags: Internet of Things, smart home
Prior to Parks Associates’ 23rd-annual CONNECTIONS: The Premier Connected Home Conference , Kevin Kraus, Director Technology and Partner Integration for Yale and August Locks, ASSA ABLOY spoke with the firm’s analyst team to his thoughts on the future of home security in the smart home. Kevin participated on the Home Security and Controls: Opportunities beyond Traditional Use Cases  panel on Thursday, May 23, at 8:30 AM. Panelists who joined him on this session included:...
 
by Parks Associates | Jun. 7, 2019
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Prior to Parks Associates’ 23rd-annual CONNECTIONS: The Premier Connected Home Conference , Brett Jurgens, CEO, Notion spoke with the firm’s analyst team to his thoughts on independent living in the smart home. Brett participated on the Insurance and Smart Home Products panel on Wednesday, May 22, at 2:15 PM. Panelists who joined him on this session included: Drew Doleski, Sr. Product Mgr. - IoT, Connected Home, Verisk Analytics   Yuval Harry, Head of...
 
by Parks Associates | Jun. 7, 2019
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Whoever told you that consumers are becoming exhausted over all of their entertainment subscriptions, just push them gently back under their cold, quiet rock of wrong conclusions… at least for now. Yes, pay-TV subscription numbers are declining, even with vMVPD (online pay-TV) services working to stem that growing tide. Yes, penetration of Netflix and Amazon are reaching ludicrous levels, rivaling penetration of toasters. Also, the logic seems sound—eventually people’s...
 
by Brett Sappington | Jun. 5, 2019
Tags: online video, OTT

In January, a little over a month after the device became available, Amazon pulled the Echo wall clock from store shelves, citing connectivity issues. Similarly, in February Arlo pulled its 4K security cameras from store shelves, approximately one month after the product was released. The security cameras were pulled after a series of firmware updates failed to completely address the issues reported by early adopters, including connectivity, streaming quality, and battery life issues....
 
by Patrice Samuels | Jun. 3, 2019
Tags: smart home, tech support
Prior to Parks Associates’ 23rd-annual CONNECTIONS: The Premier Connected Home Conference, Arsham Hatambeiki, Senior Vice President, Product & Technology, Universal Electronics Inc. spoke with the firm’s analyst team to his thoughts on connected entertainment and smart home ecosystems. Arsham participated on the Connected Entertainment and Smart Home: Bridging Parallel Ecosystems panel on Thursday, May 23, at 11:15 AM. Panelists who joined him on this session included:...

Prior to Parks Associates’ 23rd-annual CONNECTIONS: The Premier Connected Home Conference , Pete Horton, Vice President, Market Development, Electrical Wiring Systems Division, spoke with the firm’s analyst team to his thoughts on interoperability in the smart home. Pete participated on the Interoperability: Technology Convergence and Expanding the Smart Home  panel on Wednesday, May 22, at 1:15 PM. Panelists who joined him on this session included: Avi Barel,...
Prior to Parks Associates’ 23rd-annual CONNECTIONS: The Premier Connected Home Conference , Sean Kane, Client Engagement Manager, Mayo Clinic Global Business Solutions spoke with the firm’s analyst team to his thoughts on independent living in the smart home. Sean participated on the Special Session: Independent Living in the Smart Home  panel on Wednesday, May 22, at 3:30 PM. Panelists who joined him on this session included: Jeff Cutler, Chief Commercial Officer,...
 
by Parks Associates | Jun. 3, 2019
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