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Press Releases

CEA Applauds Senate for Recognizing Tech's Positive Impact on Seniors

The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the Senate Special Committee on Aging’s hearing, “Aging in Place: Can Advances in Technology Help Seniors Live Independently,” led by Chairman Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ranking Member Claire McCaskill (D-MO): “We commend Chairman Collins and Ranking Member McCaskill for recognizing the need to raise visibility about how technology can empower seniors. Technology helps seniors communicate with loved ones, prolong their independence and maximize their quality of life—from medical alert buttons on GreatCall cellphones to video conferencing to online education opportunities."

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New Study Shows Consumer Interest in More Affordable, Easier-to-Purchase Hearing Loss Solutions
CEA Foundation Extends OATS Grant for Innovative Technology Center for Seniors
CEA Foundation Extends Grant to Selfhelp; Foundation’s First Grantee Continues to Change Lives

We Have Lost A Legend: Long Time CE Industry Leader, CES Founder and Decorated U.S. Veteran Jack Wayman Dies at Age 92

International CES® founder and consumer electronics (CE) industry legend Jack Wayman died Saturday, August 30 of natural causes at the age of 92, announced Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® President and CEO Gary Shapiro. “The consumer electronics industry has lost a legend and, more personally, I have lost a great friend and mentor,” said Shapiro. 

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CEA Foundation Awards Grant to Gallaudet University for Video Series on Effective Technologies for Consumers with Hearing Loss
CEA Foundation Extends Grant to Lighthouse Guild’s Technology Center
CEA Foundation Awards Grant to San Diego Futures Foundation

CEA Foundation Awards Grant to BridgingApps

The CEA Foundation, a charitable organization affiliated with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, announced its support of BridgingApps, a project of the Easter Seals of Houston with a grant to support their work in identifying accessibility apps. The funding will expand BridgingApps’ website content, create filters, allow them to develop self-directed online instruction and provide in-person trainings for seniors and other adults with disabilities focused on the use of mobile devices and apps to improve their physical, mental and cognitive health outcomes.

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CEA Contributes $1 Million to CEA Foundation in Honor of Industry Visionary Jack Wayman
CEA Applauds Scheduled Senate Markup of UN Disabilities Treaty
CEA Earns Hearing Loss Association of America’s National Access Award

Articles

i3 Article: May is Older Americans Month

May/June 2015 i3 Article highlighting Older Americans Month and why it matters to CE industry

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i3 Article: May is Older Americans Month
Aging with Disability
i3 Article: CEA Foundation CES highlights
AMI Inside Highlights from 2015 CES

i3 Article: Nov/Dec Recognition of Impact

November / December 2014 i3 Magazine article

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i3 Article: Nov/Dec Recognition of Impact
CEA Foundation Featured by ALFA
CEA Foundation i3 September/October 2014 Article
i3: Help Consumers Find Your Accessible Devices

Dealerscope 40 Under 40 Feature CEA Foundation Executive Director

CEA Foundation Executive Director Stephen Ewell was featured amongst the 2014 Dealerscope 40 Under 40

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Dealerscope 40 Under 40 Feature CEA Foundation Executive Director
Technology Integrator: A Golden Opportunity
CEA Foundation Backs Tech for Seniors, Disabled
CEA Foundation Featured in Variety