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
Today, the presidents and chairmen of the boards of 145 universities that oppose the Innovation Act (H.R.9) received letters from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® urging them to reverse their resistance to the bill and remove their institution’s name from a February 24 opposition letter. The bill is fair, common-sense legislation that would curb abusive patent litigation by patent trolls, while protecting inventors, innovative companies, research institutions and licensors such as universities.
The following statement is attributable to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding Nevada lawmakers’ decision not to pursue passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (AB 277/SB 272): “Nevada’s elected leaders have made the right decision by not moving forward with AB 277 and SB 272." Full Release
In advance of Earth Day on April 22, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® is partnering with Young Minds Inspired to offer free educational materials about electronics recycling to teachers, including the first-ever Spanish-language edition. The lesson plan teaches students in grades 4-6 how “ecycling” — recycling old electronics — can help reduce the environmental impact of their technology choices and promote a more sustainable future. Full Release
Today, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced that Daniel Pidgeon, chairman of CEA’s Board of Industry Leaders (BIL) and chairman of Starpower, has appointed six leaders to fill vacancies on the BIL. The BIL serves CEA and its Executive Board in an advisory role, helping to set public policy positions and priorities for association activities. CEA welcomes industry executives from companies across the technology spectrum including Gibson Brands, Ingram Micro, MC10, New Age Electronics, Phone2Action and Warrantech Corp. as new BIL members. Full Release
With the conclusion of the NCAA’s March Madness basketball tournament and the beginning of the 2015 MLB baseball season, more sports fans than ever are interested in watching live games and events via mobile devices. According to the Consumer Electronics Association’s (CEA)® Sports and Technology Study, 6th Edition, a third of sports fans (32 percent) report interest in watching sports live on their mobile devices, a significant increase from 2010 (20 percent). Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced today that it is updating its overall 2015 industry revenue forecast to $286 billion to reflect industry sales to consumers. This new figure represents consumer spending projected from the $223 billion total industry wholesale revenue announced earlier this year in CEA’s U.S. Consumer Electronics Sales and Forecasts, by accounting for retail margins and additional services. This semi-annual consensus forecast reflects U.S. factory sales to dealers and covers more than 100 consumer electronics (CE) products. Full Release
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CEA's Digital Answer Man Jim Barry visits media outlets annually, educating consumers on new products and trends. CEA members can add their products to the tour at no charge!