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Sep 16, 2014
CEA Unveils New Logos For 4K Ultra High-Definition Displays

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced new logos to designate 4K Ultra High-Definition TVs, monitors and projectors for the home that meet CEA’s voluntary core characteristics for 4K Ultra HD display products announced earlier this year. Full Release


Sep 11, 2014
NRSC Adopts Updated Guideline on RDS Usage

The National Radio Systems Committee (NRSC) today adopted an updated NRSC Guideline that focuses on recommendations for broadcasters and receiver manufacturers in the use of the Radio Data System (RDS) data broadcasting technology. NRSC-G300-B, RDS Usage Guideline was adopted by the Radio Broadcasting Data System (RBDS) Subcommittee, chaired by Dan Mansergh, director of engineering, KQED Public Radio, San Francisco, CA. Approximately 70 pages in length, G300-B includes a new section, 4.6, providing information on establishing adequate RDS encoder security at broadcast facilities. Full Release


Sep 11, 2014
NRSC Announces New DRB Subcommittee Co-Chairs

Glynn Walden, senior vice president, CBS Radio, and Jackson Wang, president and CEO, e-Radio, Inc. have been selected to co-chair the National Radio Systems Committee’s (NRSC’s) Digital Radio Broadcast (DRB) Subcommittee. The NRSC is a technical standards-setting body co-sponsored by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. Full Release


Sep 11, 2014
CEA Welcomes House Legislative Amendment on Service Parts Issue

Following the House passage of the EPS Service Parts Act of 2014, H.R. 5057, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today issued the following statement, attributable to Doug Johnson, vice president, technology policy, CEA: Full Release


Sep 08, 2014
CEA Foundation Extends OATS Grant for Innovative Technology Center for Seniors

The CEA Foundation announced its continued support of the Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) and the OATS project which began last year at the Senior Planet Exploration Center in Manhattan, the nation's first technology-themed community center for older adults. The Senior Planet Exploration Center fits with the CEA Foundation’s mission by empowering older adults to harness the power of technology to change the way they age. Full Release


Sep 03, 2014
CEA and Mobile Electronics Group Announce Fall 2014 CarTech Demo Days

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


Sep 02, 2014
CEA Foundation Extends Grant to Selfhelp; Foundation’s First Grantee Continues to Change Lives

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


Aug 26, 2014
Consumer Confidence on Economic Spending Hits New High for 2014 According to CEA Indexes

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


Aug 25, 2014
CEA Foundation Awards Grant to Gallaudet University for Video Series on Effective Technologies for Consumers with Hearing Loss

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


Aug 21, 2014
NRSC to Recognize 35th Anniversary at 2014 Radio Show

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