Parks Associates Addresses Consumer Lifestyle Changes and Impact of Pandemic on Tech Use at Home at 24th Annual CONNECTIONS Conference
DALLAS, Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- International research firm Parks Associates welcomes connected home ecosystem players this week during its CONNECTIONS™ Community Virtual Sessions, hosted as part of the 24th annual CONNECTIONS conference in 2020. The firm, celebrating its 35th year in 2021, is sharing its latest consumer and industry data highlighting growth strategies, case studies, and recommendations for the smart home, connected health, tech support, energy management, and consumer electronic industries.
Parks Associates reports that 30% of US broadband households own at least one a smart home device and 52% intend to purchase a smart home device in the next 12 months. Currently 67% of US broadband households own and use at least one internet-connected video device, and usage of broadband and other home services has increased dramatically over the past six months, as have NPS scores for service providers, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Consumers have made dramatic changes in their lives this year, repositioning the home as the true center for all aspects of daily life," said Elizabeth Parks, President, Parks Associates. "2021 will be a year of further expansion for connectivity in the home, with consumers adopting and experimenting with innovative and useful solutions. We are excited to bring industry players together to talk about current and future challenges and opportunities."
CONNECTIONS™ visionary speakers include representatives from AARP, ADT, Alarm.com, ANGI Homeservices/Handy, Comcast, CommScope, CUJO AI, Electronic Caregiver, EnergyHub, Frontdoor Home, KPN Ventures, Mill Creek Residential, Nokia, Rapid Response Monitoring, and Vivint Smart Home.
CONNECTIONS™ Community Sponsors include Sutherland Global Services, Alarm.com, Bitdefender, Nice, Cox, Intellithings, Cirrent, Everise, MMB Networks, ServiceLive, Zen Ecosystems, Firedome, Inspire, Mercku, Olibra, Ossiaco, Plume, Tuya, Zigbee Alliance, Z-Wave, Aprilaire, Asurion, Gadgeon, and Wi-Charge.
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CONNECTIONS™ provides networking opportunities combined with visionary keynotes and conference sessions focused on technology innovations, consumer research, product and service adoption and trends.
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Parks Associates' 24th annual CONNECTIONS™ is a virtual conference focused on technology innovations, consumer research on adoption and trends, and product and service forecasts. www.connectionsconference.com
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