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Oct 23, 2014
A New Dimension: Three Quarters of 3D Printer Owners Report High Daily and Weekly Usage, Finds New CEA Study

According to a study released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, three quarters of 3D printer owners (76 percent) report using their 3D printers daily or several times a week. The new report, Eye on Emerging Technology: 3D Printing, examines the global market for consumer 3D printers and focuses specifically on consumer awareness and perceptions, price sensitivity and potential applications. Full Release


Oct 16, 2014
CEA and Parks Associates Find Twenty Percent of U.S. Broadband Households To Acquire One or More Smart Home Devices Within the Next Year

A new survey released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® and Parks Associates shows continued strong growth of smart home products in U.S. homes, as 20 percent of households with broadband intend to acquire one or more smart home devices within the next year. According the study Internet of Things:  Smart Home Devices and Controllers, which examines the marketplace for smart home devices and systems, half (48 percent) of those surveyed who own a smart home device are under 35-years-old. Full Release


Oct 03, 2014
They Came, They Worked, They Played: Inaugural CEA Innovate! Event Brings Together Startups, Investors, Press and Tech Innovators

More than 200 attendees from top technology companies, startups and investment firms energetically gathered to network, learn, share and have fun at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® Innovate! conference held earlier this week at the Wigwam Resort in Phoenix, Arizona. Thought-provoking panels, a keynote by Nolan Bushnell, the launch of key market research from CEA and one-on-one mentoring opportunities stood as just a sampling of event highlights. Designed to connect and inform leaders in the consumer electronics industry and showcase the latest innovations that are trending, disrupting and impacting the way we live, work and play, the 2014 CEA Innovate! conference ran through October 2. Full Release


Oct 02, 2014
CEA Examines the Future of Consumer Technology in Five Technology Trends to Watch

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today unveiled five cutting-edge technologies that will significantly impact the CE industry during the opening session “Five Disruptive Techs to Watch” at CEA’s Innovate! Conference being held this week in Phoenix, AZ. The session, moderated by CEA Senior Vice President of Communications and Strategic Relationships Jeff Joseph, included The Envisioneering Group’s Richard Doherty; Disruption Corp.’s Paul Singh; and CNET Reviews Editor-in-Chief Lindsey Turrentine. Full Release


Oct 01, 2014
CEA Honors Four for Outstanding Technology & Standards Contributions

Today, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® honors four industry engineers for their outstanding contributions to CEA’s Technology & Standards program. Full Release


Sep 30, 2014
Moon Returns to CEA as Vice President of International Sales

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ® announced today that Brian Moon has been named vice president of international sales. Moon served as a member of the International CES sales and business development team from 2003 to 2009, last holding a role as national accounts manager.  He returns to CEA after time with the National Restaurant Association (NRA) where he was vice president of convention sales and allied membership since 2009. Full Release


Sep 26, 2014
CEA Selected as CARE Award Winner for Sixth Consecutive Year

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by the Northern Virginia Family Services (NVFS) as a 2014 CARE Award winner.  The CARE Awards recognize companies in Northern Virginia who are leaders in providing a workplace that caters to the needs of working families and improving work-life balance for its employees. This is CEA’s sixth consecutive year winning the CARE Award. Full Release


Sep 22, 2014
October Demo Days Let Consumers Get Hands-On with the Latest in CE

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® will sponsor a second set of Demo Days this year, helping consumers learn about – and generate their excitement for -- products designed to enhance the home entertainment experience. This nationwide program encourages customers to visit their local consumer electronics retailers for in-store events throughout October, letting them experience first-hand the latest in high-resolution audio and enhanced video technologies, including 4K Ultra HDTV and Connected TV. Full Release


Sep 16, 2014
CEA Unveils New Logos For 4K Ultra High-Definition Displays

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced new logos to designate 4K Ultra High-Definition TVs, monitors and projectors for the home that meet CEA’s voluntary core characteristics for 4K Ultra HD display products announced earlier this year. Full Release


Sep 11, 2014
NRSC Adopts Updated Guideline on RDS Usage

The National Radio Systems Committee (NRSC) today adopted an updated NRSC Guideline that focuses on recommendations for broadcasters and receiver manufacturers in the use of the Radio Data System (RDS) data broadcasting technology. NRSC-G300-B, RDS Usage Guideline was adopted by the Radio Broadcasting Data System (RBDS) Subcommittee, chaired by Dan Mansergh, director of engineering, KQED Public Radio, San Francisco, CA. Approximately 70 pages in length, G300-B includes a new section, 4.6, providing information on establishing adequate RDS encoder security at broadcast facilities. Full Release