Dec 06, 2012
Set-Top Box Energy Conservation Agreement Expected to Save U.S. Consumers $1.5 Billion Annually
Fifteen industry-leading multichannel video providers and device manufacturers that deliver service to more than 90 million American households, are launching an unprecedented Set-Top Box Energy Conservation Agreement that will result in annual residential electricity savings of $1.5 billion or more as the commitment is fully realized, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) announced today.
Dec 05, 2012
One-Third of U.S. Consumers Plan to Purchase Fitness Technologies in 2013, According to CEA
More than half (55 percent) of U.S. online consumers used a fitness technology in the past year, and more than one-third (37 percent) anticipate purchasing a fitness technology in the next 12 months, according to new research by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. Getting Connected with Emerging Fitness Technologies shows the number of consumers who used a fitness technology in the past year increased eight percent from 2010. Results from the study were released today at the mHealth Summit.
Dec 04, 2012
CEA Commends D.C. City Council for Allowing Uber to Do Business
The following statement is attributable to Michael Petricone, senior vice president of government and regulatory affairs, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, following today’s D.C. City Council vote on the Public Vehicle-For-Hire Innovation Amendment Act:
Nov 30, 2012
CEA Applauds Passage of the STEM Jobs Act
The following statement is attributable to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, following today’s passage of the STEM Jobs Act in the House of Representatives:
Nov 28, 2012
CEA Named One of the Best Places to Work in Virginia for Third Consecutive Year
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced today its recognition as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Virginia, by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group, as part of its annual survey and awards program. This is the third consecutive year that CEA has been honored by the program, which recognizes the 80 best places of employment in Virginia, benefiting the state’s economy, its work force and businesses. Full Release
Nov 28, 2012
Internet Radio Fairness Act is Common-Sense, Long Overdue
The following statement is attributable to Michael Petricone, senior vice president of government and regulatory affairs, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, following today’s hearing on the Internet Radio Fairness Act:
Nov 28, 2012
2013 International CES to Expand Public Policy Focus
CEA announced today a broad array of panel discussions to be held at the Innovation Policy Summit during the 2013 International CES®.
Nov 27, 2012
Consumer Confidence in Technology Rises, But Confidence in Overall Economy at Lowest Level of the Year, According to CEA
Consumer confidence in technology inched higher in November, while confidence in the overall economy sunk to the lowest level of 2012, according to the latest CEA Index released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®.
Nov 27, 2012
New Electronics Energy Calculator Helps Consumers Live Green, Buy Green this Winter
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® launched a new, interactive Consumer Electronics Energy Calculator today on GreenerGadgets.org, its consumer site for living green, buying green and recycling responsibly. The calculator estimates the amount of energy used by all of the consumer electronics devices in a single household and provides tips on how consumers can save even more energy. Full Release
Nov 24, 2012
Consumers to Spend Nearly $44 Billion on Holiday Gifts This Weekend, According to CEA
Consumers will spend $43.7 billion on holiday gifts this Thanksgiving weekend with nearly 70 million U.S. adults shopping on Black Friday, according to interim results from CEA annual Black Friday Survey.