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Episode 46: Wi-Fi 6 supports bandwidth-intensive smart home applications with Elizabeth Parks of Parks Associates


In today's episode, we're joined by Elizabeth Parks, President and CMO of Parks Associates, a leading technology market research firm. Elizabeth shares that internet households across the US have an average of 16 connected devices, and we discuss how Wi-Fi 6 is supporting these devices and bandwidth-intensive smart home applications. Elizabeth tells us that more than half of consumers who purchase one smart home device will soon purchase at least three devices for a more curated experience, driving smart home device uptake in 2023. We also discuss the complexity of connected IoT devices in healthcare and how Wi-Fi 6 helps devices, systems, and services work together to enhance patient care. Listen to this episode to dig into the data around IoT and smart home devices.


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