Press Releases

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Vivint Smart Home and ANGI Homeservices/Handy to keynote 24th annual CONNECTIONS: The Premier Connected Home Conference

33% of US broadband households own a security system, a 17% increase since 2018

Parks Associates today announced executives from Vivint Smart Home and ANGI Homeservices/Handy will provide keynotes at the firm’s 24th annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference, May 19-21 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in San Francisco, California.  The company released new research at CES reporting significant growth among multiple categories of smart home devices. ...read more

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Traditional and mobile PERS revenue to be approximately $1.1 billion in US by 2024

New industry report highlights sensor-based solutions and emerging alternative devices with emergency response capabilities

New research from Parks Associates estimates more than 5 million consumers in the US will own PERS devices by 2024. Enabling Independence: Connected Solutions for seniors and Caregivers forecasts traditional and mobile PERS revenue will reach $1.1 billion in the same year.

The report Enabling Independence: Connected Solutions for Seniors and Ca ...read more

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Ten percent of consumers installed variable-speed pool pumps or solar panels in 2019, a 66% increase over 2018

Arcadia Power, Innowatts, Sunrun, Direct Energy, IBM, Lennox, Schneider Electric, and more address energy management in the home at Smart Energy Summit

Parks Associates’ latest research shows 10% of US broadband households report extreme energy-saving measures, by installing solar panels or a variable-speed pool pump, an increase of 66% from 2018 to 2019. Over that same time, 40% made home improvements to save energy, a 14% increase. Parks Associates will host its eleventh ...read more

Thursday, January 16, 2020

25% of US broadband households use free, ad-based OTT services, and more than 25% are interested in innovative offerings accessed via TV

New consumer research examines demand for pay-TV features and subscription OTT video services

New research from Parks Associates finds over one-quarter of US broadband households are interested in innovative offerings accessed via television, such as offline viewing, video gaming, food delivery, ride sharing, and gambling.

The research, found in 360 View: Video Services & Connected Consumers, also reveals that 25% of US broadband households have watched video on a free, ...read more

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Piracy and account sharing cost US pay-TV and OTT operators more than $9 billion in 2019 and forecasted to reach $66 billion worldwide by 2022

Industry report examines trends, business models, and best practices to identify and fight piracy

A new Parks Associates report finds that the value of pirate video services accessed by pay-TV and non-pay-TV consumers will exceed $67 billion worldwide by 2023.  Video Piracy: Ecosystem, Risks, and Impact estimates that if just 10% of pay-TV subscribers discontinued pay-TV services in favor of video delivered by pirates, the 2023 loss to those operators could approach $6 bill ...read more

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Adoption of smart appliances jumps to 11% of US broadband households

Austin Energy, Bidgely, Johnson Controls, and Parks Associates to keynote 11th annual Smart Energy Summit, featuring consumer trends and new opportunities for utilities and energy providers

International research firmParks Associates will host the eleventh annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, February 17-19, 2020, at the Omni Austin Downtown in Austin, Texas, featuring keynotes from Austin Energy, Bidgely, and Johnson Controls. The firm’s Research Director Brad ...read more

Monday, January 06, 2020

Seventy-seven percent of smart TVs owned by US broadband households are now connected to the internet

CONNECTIONS Summit at CES 2020 spotlights smart TV market, including 8K, screen sizes, and growing role of streaming services for video content 

Ahead of CES® 2020, Parks Associates announced new research showing that more than 70% of US broadband households now own at least one streaming entertainment product and 50% own a smart TV. 360 Deep Dive: Demand and Perception of Connected TVs also reports that 77% of smart TVs owned by US broadband households are now connected to ...read more

Friday, January 03, 2020

Parks Associates: 7% of US broadband households have bought a self-installed system

ADT, Arlo Technologies, Google, Ring, and SimpliSafe share insights on growth of DIY Security Solutions at CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES®

New Parks Associates security research finds 7% of US broadband households have bought a self-installed security system, with 46% doing so to protect their home and belongings. Leading players ADT, Arlo Technologies, Google, Ring, and SimpliSafe will address key topics in the home security business at Parks Associates’ fifteenth annual CONNEC ...read more

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