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Aug 20, 2014
Majority of Online Consumers Now Own Tablets, Shows Latest CEA Research

More than half (54 percent) of online U.S. consumers indicate they own tablets, a four percentage point increase since January, according to research released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. Consumer Outlook on Tablets (August 2014 Edition), a semi-annual report examining trend information on consumer behavior and sentiment regarding tablets, also shows tablet owners' purchase intent for all consumer electronics devices increased to 62 percent since January – a nine percentage point jump. Full Release


Aug 18, 2014
CEA Foundation Extends Grant to Lighthouse Guild’s Technology Center

The CEA Foundation, a charitable organization affiliated with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), announced it will continue to support Lighthouse Guild with a second annual grant for The Henry A. Grunwald Technology Center. The Center is comprised of a dedicated team of technology professionals who provide instruction, training, demonstrations and forums, both on-site and virtually on the web, utilizing cutting-edge technologies to significantly enhance the lives of people who are visually impaired. Full Release


Aug 14, 2014
CEA Releases New Wireless Business Training Resource

Today the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced the release of the Winning at Wireless Retail Guide, a comprehensive resource drawing on the experience of CEA partners, vendors and retail owners to train management and employees at wireless businesses. Commissioned by CEA’s Wireless Division, the easy-to-read guide includes input from leading executives at Best Buy, Brightstar, Celluphone, The Retail Outsource, Retail Business Development and Verizon. Full Release


Aug 11, 2014
CEA Foundation Awards Grant to San Diego Futures Foundation

The CEA Foundation, a charitable organization affiliated with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, announced its support of San Diego Futures Foundation (SDFF) with a grant to support its Tech Ambassador Program. The program seeks to develop and implement peer-to-peer senior volunteer computer training and support. Its mission is to provide educational and technical support to seniors within San Diego County who are unable to easily access other instructional resources. Full Release


Aug 04, 2014
CEA Foundation Awards Grant to BridgingApps

The CEA Foundation, a charitable organization affiliated with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, announced its support of BridgingApps, a project of the Easter Seals of Houston with a grant to support their work in identifying accessibility apps. The funding will expand BridgingApps’ website content, create filters, allow them to develop self-directed online instruction and provide in-person trainings for seniors and other adults with disabilities focused on the use of mobile devices and apps to improve their physical, mental and cognitive health outcomes. Full Release


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