"Whitepaper" articles

The biggest threat in home fires isn’t visible on the surface – it’s actually hidden in the walls. Arc faults are responsible for 82% of electrical fires and there are multiple factors that can cause them. With new smart home technologies like smart plugs and smart smoke detectors the risk from arc fault fires are severely lowered as these products can detect and even prevent these fires from happening. According to Tom Kerber , Senior Director IoT Strategy, Parks Associates,...
 
Parks Associates’ new complimentary whitepaper, Video’s Critical Path: Success at Web Speeds , sponsored by MediaKind examines the reshaping of the entertainment industry by OTT video services. “Pay TV is on the forefront of this era of change, with the global market for pay TV is continuing to grow in most regions despite the decline in subscribing households in the U.S. Competition from OTT providers like Netflix and Hulu have pushed a new wave of consolidation in pay TV,...
As connected devices gain more popularity in the home, companies are making moves to include the health of their consumers in their products. Heads of broadband households are beginning to see devices and services aimed towards taking care of themselves as they age, especially for when they reach retirement. With 60% of broadband households with a head 40 years or older, it’s critical for companies to provide services that make their older consumers feel better about living...
 
Approximately one-half of smart home device owners experience problems when setting up their devices, according to Parks Associates research. Consumers continue to rely on operators for the majority of home networking solutions and expect simplified user experiences across multiple interfaces from setup to daily operation. By addressing support issues, service providers can become the drivers of the connected home market. In the infographic below, Parks Associates highlights...
According to Parks Associates research, nearly half of consumers rank data security and privacy issues as their greatest concern about connecting devices to the Internet. Parks Associates and Alticast recently released the whitepaper, Cybersecurity: Turning Necessity into Business Opportunity , which provides an overview of current content security systems and the pain points in the transition from content security to big data security, with an emphasis on real-time threat detection...
Ahead of the CONNECTIONS Summit at CES , Parks Associates has released its predictions for the future of IoT in a new whitepaper,  Top 10 Consumer IoT Trends in 2017 . The whitepaper focuses on key industry trends that will impact various markets both in the New Year and well into the future. This new whitepaper is free to download and covers major markets across the Internet of Things, including smart home, healthcare, digital media, connected cars, wearables, and...
This week, Parks Associates revealed new smart home research during the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Published in a new whitepaper, " The Connected Consumer: Top Trends in IoT ," the research reveals market predictions and early data for a number of verticals within the digital living space. Most notably, the firm forecasts that personalization, created through data analytics, unique interfaces, and targeted product features, will be the key factor in creating...
As a member of the Application Developers Alliance Mobile Payments Working Group, Parks Associates is dedicated to helping developers understand the challenges and opportunities presented in the mobile payments industry. As part of this effort, our newest publication, How to Keep Users Happy: Accepting Payments in Your Mobile App , explores the current mobile payments landscape, obstacles to improve user experience, and how developers can choose the best tool to ensure app...
 
by Parks Associates | Dec. 16, 2014
Tags: mobile, mobile payment, Whitepaper

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