The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced today that it was selected as a Washington Post Top Workplace for 2014, as unveiled in today’s issue of The Washington Post. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback from an independent survey conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, gauging satisfaction with benefits, their job and leadership. Full Release
The following statement can be attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding today’s introduction of the bipartisan Wi-Fi Innovation Act by Senators Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.): “We applaud Senators Rubio and Booker for taking a bipartisan approach toward identifying new spectrum for unlicensed uses.
The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has selected the CEA Foundation as a 2014 “Power of A” Gold Award winner. The “Power of A” Awards recognize a select number of organizations annually that distinguish themselves with innovative, effective and broad-reaching programs and activities that positively impact America and the world. The CEA Foundation, which is affiliated with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, is being recognized for its work supporting innovative nonprofits linking seniors and people with disabilities with technology that enhances their lives. Full Release
SAE International and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® have signed a two-year memorandum of understanding to build a cooperative partnership in the standardization of vehicle electronics and consumer electronics products to improve the driving experience. Both organizations will share information on existing and future standards development in the overlapping areas between consumer electronics and ground vehicles. Full Release
Unlicensed spectrum – the radio spectrum that allows entrepreneurs to harness a communications medium in order to connect people and devices wirelessly – generates $62 billion a year for the U.S. economy, according to a new report from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. The report, Unlicensed Spectrum and the American Economy , examines the economic impact of unlicensed spectrum based on a device’s incremental retail sale value, a metric that takes into account only the fraction of the sales price attributable to unlicensed spectrum.
Consumer excitement surrounding the eighth-generation home gaming console releases has reenergized the gaming market, according to the latest research released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, driving a projected 85 percent increase in wholesale revenue for home video game consoles in 2014. The study, The Future of Gaming, gauges consumer behaviors regarding ownership, device use, gamer segments, video game attachment rates, purchase intent and more. Full Release
DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group, in cooperation with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® and The Recording Academy®, announced today the results of their efforts to create a formal definition for High Resolution Audio, in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group. Full Release
The following statement can be attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the introduction of the Wireless Innovation Act by Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.): “Spectrum is the fuel for innovation, providing our nation with the mobility, personalization and ‘anytime/anywhere’ connectivity we have come to depend on. We commend Senator Rubio for introducing this forward-looking approach, which is an important step to help ensure that our commercial spectrum supply can meet consumer demand. Full Release
According to a new study from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, The Market for U.S. Household Television Services, the percentage of U.S. households with a television that relies exclusively on an antenna for television programming reception (six percent) is about to be eclipsed for the first time ever by the percentage of households relying only on the Internet for TV programming (five percent). CEA data since 2005 shows a continuous decline in the percentage of U.S. TV households relying only on antennas for programming.
The following statement can be attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding today’s Supreme Court decision in the case of Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Technologies, Inc.: “We are pleased that the Supreme Court adopted much of the reasoning urged by CEA, CTIA and MetroPCS in our joint amicus brief." Full Release
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