SSI partners with Parks Associates to uncover the emerging trends in residential security. The 2014 Home Systems Study delivers perspective from those on the frontlines looking to market, sell, install and service new offerings like smart locks, IP cameras and connected smoke detectors. Spoiler alert: The news is (mostly) really good!
By Tricia Parks · August 13, 2014
Take a few minutes to make your voice count by participating in Security Sales & Integration and Parks Associates’ survey to help installing security contractors and manufacturers gain a better understanding of the fast-evolving residential marketplace.
Ashley Willis · May 13, 2014
Executives from Time Warner Cable, Alarm.com, iControl Networks and Lowe's will discuss how dealers can build revenue with smart home technology bundles during Parks Associates Smart Energy Summit.
January 21, 2014
The growth of health care in the United States will result in a more than 142% increase in next five years in personal health and wellness product sales and software and service revenues, according to a new report released by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).
January 02, 2014
About 5 million broadband households in the U.S. —or about 10% — considered purchasing a home security system within the past year but ultimately didn't get one, according to new research from Parks Associates.
September 26, 2013
Defined battle lines are being drawn in a reshaped residential market as traditional security dealers maneuver to stake their claim vs. new entrants with deep pockets. The latest research reveals key market disruptions, revenue projections, preferred connected services and much more.
July 31, 2013
The residential market is shaking off the recession to emerge with greater upside than ever. Consumers want new technologies and services associated with home controls and remote access, and security companies are positioned to deliver them. With the latest trends, sales tips, technology and more, SSI’s Rebirth of Residential Security Revenues special section tells how to cash in. First up: New market research.
July 01, 2012
IP-based services and mobile apps that allow consumers to control and stay connected to their homes are expected to anchor a key market adrift in economic uncertainty. SSI’s 2011 Residential Market Report provides research from Parks Associates to help security contractors take hold of these opportunities.
November 06, 2011
Within the next few years, near field communication (NFC) will become a standard feature on smartphones, as consumers show more interest in the "mobile wallet" to make payments, according to a new report.
November 01, 2011
Consumer demand for remote monitoring and the increasing presence of broadband service providers will drive growth in the security market, according to a new report by Dallas-based research firm Parks Associates.
August 01, 2011