CEA released the 2013 Sustainability Report, highlighting industry progress and leadership on green initiatives
Custom Integrators Transform Homes into TechHomes During Home Improvement Month
Gary Shapiro Delivers Keynote at The Next Web Conference Europe
Tablet Ownership Rates Continue to Increase, According to CEA’s Quarterly Tablet Report
The following statement is attributable to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, in regard to the introduction of the Startup Act from Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Mark Warner (D-Va.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.): “American startups are responsible for strengthening our economy, driving significant job growth and bringing innovative new products to market." Full Release
This month at the 2015 International CES®, the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® awarded Eric Bodley the 2015 TechHome Leadership Award for his more than 30 years of service to the consumer electronics (CE) industry. Bodley is currently the president and CEO of Future Ready Solutions™, and his past experience includes retail, custom installation, manufacturing and developing the In-Home Audio/Video Specialist training program, a widely used sales and installation process with custom installation companies. Full Release
The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the release of guidelines regulating the easement of trade, travel and tourism with Cuba, and identifying key products from the technology sector – primarily for communication and dissemination of information – that will be allowed greater export potential beginning today: "While we are still assessing the broader implications and means to comply with the new rules, this move should open new doors for our innovative technologies, small businesses and U.S. export potential."
The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the House Energy and Commerce Committee and Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation draft legislation providing clear rules for open and unfettered access to the Internet: “We thank Chairman Upton and Chairman Thune for drafting clear, simple, non-bureaucratic legislation that would preserve an open Internet, while encouraging competition among Internet Service Providers and investment in the Internet." Full Release
The following statement is attributed to Douglas Johnson, vice president, technology policy, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the reintroduction of the ENERGY STAR Regulatory Improvement Act by Rep. Steve Womack (R-Ark.), legislation that would provide an alternate to the ENERGY STAR program’s third-party certification requirement for consumer electronics (CE) manufacturers with a demonstrated track record of compliance: “We commend Representative Womack for reintroducing this important bill, which recognizes that a costly, time-consuming, one-size-fits-all approach to the ENERGY STAR program isn’t the most effective means of improving energy efficiency." Full Release
Following today's introduction of the Immigration Innovation (I-Squared) Act of 2015 by Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Chris Coons (D-DE), Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® issued the following statement that can be attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of CEA: "The bipartisan ‘I-Squared Act’ is a long overdue step toward addressing our nation’s shortage of high-skilled workers." Full Release
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