Providing market intelligence for more than 35 years

In The News

Samsung debuts smart home device

In addition, the device's interoperability will be important. According to a recent study by Parks Associates and reported in Retail Dive, 75% of consumers who plan to buy a smart home device believe it is essential that the item connects seamlessly to other products in their home's electronic network. In fact, the study deemed smooth connection between devices more important than brand loyalty.

From the article "Samsung debuts smart home device" by Jacqueline Renfrow.

Previously In The News

Parks Finds Smartwatch Adoption in 14% of U.S. Broadband Households

Smartwatches are increasingly popular while tablets may have peaked, according to research from Parks Associates. The “360 View: Mobility & The App Economy” report found that smartwatch adoption reach...

Cable Companies to Millennials: Stop Sharing Passwords, or Else

About one-third of internet users stream cable TV without paying for it by using credentials of someone they don’t live with, according to Parks Associates. The TV industry’s losses from password shar...

It’s Playball for MLB and Facebook

A Bloomberg story on the agreement said that insiders put the price for the package at between $30 million and $35 million. It said that Facebook is broadening its sports lineup. Last year, it agreed...

Parks: Smart Home Devices Driving Higher Demand for Tech Support, But Computer Problems are in Steady Decline

Consumer computer problems, as well as problems with entertainment devices are declining steadily year-over-year, dropping by more than 50% since 2014, according to a new report from Parks Associates....