Jan 13, 2015
CEA Supports Immigration Innovation Act of 2015
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
Jan 12, 2015
CEA Releases Groundbreaking New Book: Digital Destiny
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® has released its third book, Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate (Regnery Publishing). In this provocative new book, which debuted last week at the 2015 International CES® and is available for sale nationwide today, author Shawn DuBravac, Ph.D., CEA’s chief economist, explains why the world’s mass adoption of digital technologies portends the beginning of a new era for humanity, one that will rival the invention of the printing press for its transformational effects on every person, country and institution in the world.
Jan 09, 2015
CEA Celebrates One Year of Linking U.S Veterans with Tech Careers
Today at the 2015 International CES®, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® and U.S. Tech Vets celebrated the one-year anniversary of the launch of USTechVets.org, an online community to connect the one million U.S. service members who are transitioning back into civilian life with employment opportunities in the technology industry. Full Release
Jan 08, 2015
Streaming Devices Poised to Dominate Viewing Preferences as Seven in 10 TV Viewers Stream Programming
While the television continues to provide the best quality picture and viewing experience, the way content is being discovered and consumed is changing dramatically, especially for millennials. According to the preliminary results of the second NATPE||Content First and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® joint research study on consumers’ attitudes toward television viewing, just 55 percent of millennials use TVs as their primary viewing platform, while streaming devices – laptops, tablets, and smartphones – are poised to dominate their viewing preferences. Full Release
Jan 08, 2015
CEA Announces Winners of 2015 Mark of Excellence Awards
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced the winners for the 2015 Mark of Excellence Awards, presented by CEA’s TechHome Division and CE Pro Magazine. The Mark of Excellence awards recognize the best in custom integration and installed technology from manufacturers, distributors and systems integrators across more than 30 award categories. Full Release
Jan 07, 2015
CEA Signs On as First Major Supporter of UAS Safety Campaign, "Know Before You Fly"
AUVSI, AMA and the Small UAV Coalition in partnership with the FAA promote safe and responsible flying
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced its support of the new UAS safety campaign, “Know Before You Fly,” today during the 2015 International CES®. The campaign provides prospective operators of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with the information and guidance they need to fly safely and responsibly. The effort is being spearheaded by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) and the Small UAV Coalition in partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).