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Read: The Burgeoning Implementation of Video Analytics in the Smart Home

The Burgeoning Implementation of Video Analytics in the Smart Home

Video analytics, such as facial recognition, will play a major role in the future as a result of normalizing specialized algorithms in home security systems.

Read: COVID-19 Amplified Consumer Concerns Around Safety & Security, Parks Associates Says

COVID-19 Amplified Consumer Concerns Around Safety & Security, Parks Associates Says

The pandemic has given integrators a prime opportunity to sell smart home solutions to address the newfound needs of homeowners and renters.

Read: Examining Elevated Smart Home Use Cases During COVID-19

Examining Elevated Smart Home Use Cases During COVID-19

Companies that address the growing health and safety needs of consumers are being rewarded, taking share from those that are slower to adapt to this dramatic shift in the market.

Read: Research: DIY Security Installs Have Increased Nearly 40% Since 2018

Research: DIY Security Installs Have Increased Nearly 40% Since 2018

Parks Associates says the rise of interactive services and DIY installation have been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, lower prices and new smart home solutions.

Read: Families and Technology: Early Adopters and Market Influencers

Families and Technology: Early Adopters and Market Influencers

Parks Associates says home security systems are a promising path to drive smart home adoption rates among households with children.

Read: TMA Mid-Year Meeting Examines Monitoring Beyond Usual Use Cases

TMA Mid-Year Meeting Examines Monitoring Beyond Usual Use Cases

Slideshow: key takeaways from Elizabeth Parks’ presentation on emerging monitoring opportunities across multiple technology sectors.

Read: Today’s Role of Smart Home and Voice Assistant Platforms

Today’s Role of Smart Home and Voice Assistant Platforms

As smart home device use continues to rise, integrators can be relied on to deliver a unified app experience.

Read: Research Shows Smart Locks Have Major Potential to Be Gateway for Smart Home Devices

Research Shows Smart Locks Have Major Potential to Be Gateway for Smart Home Devices

Nearly half of smart door lock owners purchased a smart door lock as their first smart home device — a fairly sizable margin over other popular devices.

Read: Security System Purchasing Trends: Examining ADT’s Recent Partnerships & the Retail Channel

Security System Purchasing Trends: Examining ADT’s Recent Partnerships & the Retail Channel

ADT’s recent moves suggest a continued focus on professional installation as COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift, however, 45% of consumers report purchasing their security system through the retail channel.

Read: Top 5 Smart Home and Security Trends at CES 2021

Top 5 Smart Home and Security Trends at CES 2021

Among the notable trends at CES this year was WiFi sensing, which uses disruptions in WiFi signals from compatible smart devices to detect motion.

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