Parks Associates: 33% of Smart Home Device Owners Report Increased Usage During The COVID-19 Pandemic
DALLAS, Dec. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from Parks Associates finds one-third of smart device owners in US broadband households have increased usage of their devices during the COVID-19 pandemic, including 46% of smart door lock owners. The firm will discuss ownership and usage trends of smart home, security, connected health, and home automation solutions at the 15th annual CONNECTIONS™ Summit: Smart Home Growth Strategies, taking place virtually January 14, 2021, in cooperation with CES® 2021.
"As market adoption and usage increase, new challenges in the consumer experience are emerging, which could impact current and future growth," said Patrice Samuels, Senior Analyst, Parks Associates. "A growing percentage of smart home device owners now experience multiple problems with their devices each year, and 16% of US broadband households report home network problems have disrupted work-at-home activities during COVID-19."
CONNECTIONS™ Summit, sponsored by Alarm.com, AmTrust Financial Services, and AirTies, features sessions on smart home technology and services, connected health, data privacy, value-added services, and home security. Parks Associates analysts and industry executives will explore the impact as work, school, and entertainment use cases increase demand on smart home functionality and capabilities. Speakers will also discuss new consumer behavior in DIY and new opportunities emerging as households adopt and integrate multiple connected devices.
Parks Associates surveys 10,000 broadband households each quarter, providing a rich data set with trending for at least five years. The firm will feature its market insights and consumer data during the webinars and virtual conferences throughout 2021.
Parks Associates is currently accepting speaker submissions for CONNECTIONS™ Summit 2021. For more information, visit www.connectionssummit.com. To speak with an analyst or to request research, contact Rosey Ulpino at email@example.com, 972.996.0233.
About CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES
The 15th annual CONNECTIONS™ Summit will take place January 14 during CES, which runs January 11–14 in Las Vegas. Follow the event on Twitter at @CONN_Summit. http//www.connectionssummit.com
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