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Parks Associates is supporting the 16th-annual  What's Next Boomer Business Summit . American Idol  meets aging tech entrepreneurs at The What’s Next Innovation Challenge , an event hosted by Mary Furlong & Associates and sponsored by AARP Innovation Labs during the What’s Next Boomer Business Summit held in New Orleans on April 18. Competition winners receive $10,000 in funding for their product or company and the opportunity to continue to the...
When the Apple Watch Series 4 was released in September 2018, a number of new health-related smartwatch features made their debut. The newly built-in ECG feature, and the most recently announced enhanced sleep tracking feature, have been the focus of many reviews; however, the fall detection capability may prove to be one of the most valuable features the Apple Watch has to offer. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that between the years 2007 and 2016, fall death rates in...
Telehealth service use and availability is expanding, driven by consumer demand and increasing avenues for reimbursement. According to Parks Associates consumer data, 59% of consumers are interested in remote care, with phone and voice chats being the most popular consultation option. The firm also finds that ~6.5 million U.S. broadband households used an online video consultation with a health care professional in lieu of a traditional office visit in a 12 month period. With younger...
2018 saw a continued rise in connected devices in the home: U.S. broadband households have an average of 10.4 connected devices according to Parks Associates new research and by 2021, consumers will purchase more than 485 million connected devices. Parks Associates’ Market Review, 2019 Connected Home and Entertainment Trends , examines trends, opportunities, and challenges facing the smart home and connected entertainment industries. Key insights include: Smart Home Trends...
Title: Parks Associates releases 2019 Connected Home and Entertainment Trends Market Review 2018 saw a continued rise in connected devices in the home: U.S. broadband households have an average of 10.4 connected devices according to Parks Associates new research and by 2021, consumers will purchase more than 485 million connected devices. Parks Associates’ Market Review, 2019 Connected Home and Entertainment Trends , examines trends, opportunities, and challenges facing...
Prior to Parks Associates’ 13th-annual CONNECTIONS Summit at CES , in Las Vegas, Geoff Gross, Founder and CEO, Medical Guardian shared his insights on the future of connected devices, smart home, and independent living solutions with the firm's analyst team. Geoff will be participating on the Independent Living: Serving Consumers at Home panel during the conference on Tuesday, January 8, at 4:15 PM. Panelists joining him on this session include: Steve Chazin, VP, Product...
Prior to Parks Associates’ 13th-annual CONNECTIONS Summit at CES , in Las Vegas, Rob Flippo, CEO, MobileHelp shared his insights with the firm's analyst team to discuss improving the quality of life for seniors with smart home solutions. Rob will be participating on the Independent Living: Serving Consumers at Home panel during the conference on Tuesday, January 8, at 4:15 PM. Panelists joining him on this session include: Steve Chazin, VP, Product Management, Alarm.com...
Prior to Parks Associates’ 13th-annual CONNECTIONS Summit at CES , in Las Vegas, Chris Gibbons, Founder and CEO, The Greystone Group, Inc. shared his insights on the future of connected devices, smart home, and independent living solutions with the firm's analyst team. Chris will be participating on the Independent Living: Serving Consumers at Home panel during the conference on Tuesday, January 8, at 4:15 PM. Panelists joining him on this session include: Steve Chazin,...

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