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Public Policy News

Jul 28, 2014
CEA Contributes $1 Million to CEA Foundation in Honor of Industry Visionary Jack Wayman

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced a $1 million contribution to the CEA Foundation in celebration of the more than 50 years of achievements and contributions to the consumer technology industry made by industry veteran Jack Wayman. Best known as the founder of the International CES®, held in Las Vegas every January, Wayman is widely recognized in the consumer electronics (CE) industry for his significant public policy and tradeshow leadership and contributions, including his successful efforts defending the CE industry in the landmark Sony Betamax case. The CEA Foundation’s mission is to link seniors and people with disabilities with technologies to enhance their lives. This charitable foundation, affiliated with CEA, launched its first series of grants in 2012.  Full Release


Jul 22, 2014
Consumer Confidence on Tech Spending Hits Highest Level since 2012, According to CEA Indexes

Consumer sentiment toward technology spending reached its highest level since December of 2012, according to the latest figures released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. Full Release


Jul 15, 2014
Consumer Electronics Industry Revenues to Reach All-Time High in 2014, Projects CEA’s Semi-Annual Sales and Forecasts Report

Driven in part by the skyrocketing sales of connected devices, revenues for the consumer electronics (CE) industry are projected to grow two percent in 2014, reaching a record high of $211.3 billion, according to U.S. Consumer Electronics Sales and Forecasts 2010-2015, the semi-annual industry report released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. CEA’s consensus forecast reflects U.S. factory sales-to-dealers and covers more than 100 CE products, serving as a benchmark for the CE industry, and charting the size and growth of underlying categories. Full Release


Jul 10, 2014
CEA Commends Senators for Introduction of E-LABEL Act

The following statement can be attributed to Veronica O’Connell, vice president of government and political affairs, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the introduction of the E-LABEL Act. Full Release


Jul 09, 2014
CEA: IEA Report Reinforces Need for Voluntary Energy Efficiency Programs

The following statement can be attributed to Doug Johnson, vice president of technology policy, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) recently released report entitled More Data, Less Energy: Full Release


Jun 26, 2014
CEA Remembers Innovative Retailer and CE Hall of Fame Inductee, Richard Sharp

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® mourns the passing of Richard Sharp, former president and CEO of electronics retailer, Circuit City. Sharp led the company through its period of greatest growth and helped to make it one of the nation’s premier big box superstore retailers. In 2008, Sharp was inducted into CEA’s CE Hall of Fame for his leadership and unique vision. The following statement can be attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of CEA: Full Release


Jun 24, 2014
Consumer Sentiment on Economy and Tech Spending Reaches 2014 Highs, According to CEA Indexes

Consumer confidence toward both the overall economy and technology spending saw solid increases in June and reached their highest levels of 2014, according to the latest figures released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®
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Jun 24, 2014
CEA Updates Characteristics for Ultra High-Definition Displays

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced updated core characteristics for Ultra High-Definition (UHD) TVs, monitors and projectors for the home. As devised and approved by CEA’s Video Division Board, these characteristics build on the first-generation UHD characteristics released by CEA in October 2012.   Full Release


Jun 23, 2014
In-home Consumer Electronics Multiply but Electricity Usage per Home Falls, Finds New CEA Study

Despite their significantly higher market penetration in U.S. homes, consumer electronics (CE) now account for a lower percentage of electricity usage per household than they did three years ago, according to new research released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. The study Energy Consumption of Consumer Electronics in U.S. Homes in 2013 says CE devices accounted for just 12 percent of residential electricity consumption in the U.S. last year, a nine percent drop from their energy consumption share in 2010 (13.2 percent). Full Release


Jun 20, 2014
CEA Named as Top Workplace by Washington Post

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced today that it was selected as a Washington Post Top Workplace for 2014, as unveiled in today’s issue of The Washington Post. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback from an independent survey conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, gauging satisfaction with benefits, their job and leadership. Full Release