The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® and Mobile Electronics Group will sponsor the 2014 CarTech Demo Days to engage consumers and support automotive electronics retailers across the country. The nationwide promotion drives consumers to local automotive technology retail stores for in-store events every weekend in November, introducing these customers to the latest in-vehicle car-tech innovations. Full Release
The CEA Foundation announced that it will continue to support its first grantee, Selfhelp Community Services, as Selfhelp seeks to extend and enhance the Virtual Senior Center (VSC) within the communities they are working. Selfhelp intends to implement the lessons learned in its first phase and incorporate those lessons moving forward with its participants, facilitators, project sites, other community partners and independent evaluator. Full Release
Consumer sentiment towards the economy reached its highest level of 2014 in August, according to the latest figures released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. Full Release
The CEA Foundation, a charitable organization affiliated with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, announced its support for the Technology Access Program at Gallaudet University, in a grant to teach consumers with hearing loss about the effective use of their hearing devices with telecommunications technologies. With this CEA Foundation grant, Gallaudet plans to produce eight instructional videos during the course of the upcoming year-long project. This program will support the CEA Foundation’s mission of linking seniors and people with disabilities with technology to enhance their lives. Full Release
A breakfast reception to recognize the 35th anniversary of the formation of the National Radio Systems Committee (NRSC) will take place on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at the 2014 Radio Show in Indianapolis, IN. The Radio Show is produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). Full Release
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
The following statement can be attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the recent lawsuit filed by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit seeking review of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) broadcast television incentive auction Order: “It is discouraging to see the broadcast television industry reject the FCC’s carefully crafted compromises. Litigating against the incentive auction undermines and delays innovation."
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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!