Digital TV News: Barbara Kraus

U.S. connected entertainment device adoption grew 11% in 2015
Sep 27, 2016 – A new report from Parks Associates finds that 73% of U.S. broadband households connect one or more in-home entertainment devices to the Internet, an increase of 11% from the beginning of 2015.
News categories: Parks Associates, Barbara Kraus, Blu-ray, Digital TV, Games Console, Market Research, OTT, Set Top Box, Smart TV, USA

Amazon moves to second place in U.S. streaming media player sales
May 17, 2016 – Parks Associates has announced research at INTX showing Roku is still the most popular brand of streaming media players, accounting for 30% of the players purchased from 1Q 2015 to 1Q 2016. Amazon moved into a virtual tie with Google at 22% of sales.
News categories: Parks Associates, Barbara Kraus, Glenn Hower, Digital TV, Market Research, OTT, Set Top Box, USA

Samsung leads U.S. 4K TV market
Dec 2, 2015 – Parks Associates research has found that in teh U.S. up to mid-2015, more Samsung 4K TV sets were sold than any other brand. Samsung accounted for 28% of 4K TV purchases made within the last 12 months to U.S. broadband households.
News categories: Parks Associates, Barbara Kraus, Digital TV, Market Research, OTT, Smart TV, USA

Xbox and PlayStation most popular online video platforms in the U.S.
Nov 4, 2015 – Research from Parks Associates finds that 21% of U.S. broadband households with at least one Internet-connected CE device use a streaming media player as the primary platform for online video, up from 12% a year ago.
News categories: Parks Associates, Barbara Kraus, Blu-ray, Digital TV, Games Console, Market Research, OTT, Set Top Box, Smart TV, USA

4K Ultra HD TV market to hit 330 million units by 2019
Oct 14, 2015 – According to Parks Associates, more than 330 million 4K UHD TVs will be sold globally by the end of 2019. Of U.S. broadband households planning to purchase a flat-panel TV in 2015, 56% think that 4K picture quality is an important feature.
News categories: Parks Associates, Barbara Kraus, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, USA, Worldwide

Amazon, Apple, Google, and Roku dominate streaming media device market
Aug 20, 2015 – A Parks Associates report on streaming media devices reports four brands accounted for 86% of all units sold to U.S. broadband households in 2014. The report estimates that 86 million streaming media devices will be sold globally in 2019.
News categories: Parks Associates, Barbara Kraus, Digital TV, Market Research, OTT, Set Top Box, USA

27% of U.S. broadband households own a streaming media device
Apr 30, 2015 – Parks Associates has announced research showing that 27% of U.S. broadband households now own a streaming media device and nearly 90% of these households have these devices connected to the Internet.
News categories: Parks Associates, Barbara Kraus, Digital TV, Market Research, OTT, USA

7% of U.S. broadband households planning to cancel pay TV
Mar 12, 2015 – Parks Associates has released reports suggesting that the number of potential cord-cutters in the U.S. has increased, reaching 7% of U.S. broadband households with a pay-TV service.
News categories: Parks Associates, Brett Sappington, Barbara Kraus, Digital TV, Market Research, USA

Skyworks ramps up OTT STB analogue and RF component shipments
Feb 2, 2015 – Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ:SWKS) has announced that it is ramping front-end modules, wireless connectivity switches, power amplifiers, low noise amplifiers, and power management solutions for streaming media and smart TV applications.
News categories: Skyworks Solutions, John O'Neill, Barbara Kraus, OTT, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Worldwide