The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® released the following statements regarding today’s announcement that Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski will be stepping down from his position in the coming weeks. Full Release
The following statement is attributable to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ®, following the vote on Sens. Mike Enzi (R-WY) and Dick Durbin’s (D-IL) internet sales tax amendment to the budget resolution: Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced exhibitors for the 2013 CES on the Hill, an invitation-only event providing policy makers the opportunity to interact with the technology companies and products that are revolutionizing the way we live, work and play. These innovations are also driving some of the most critical, current technology policy debates. CES on the Hill will run from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at the Rayburn House Office Building Cafeteria (B-357). Media-only tours of the exhibits will start at 5:30 p.m. and run throughout the duration of the event. Full Release
With the start of the NCAA’s March Madness basketball tournament this week, sports fans around the country are uniting their love of basketball with their love of technology. According to the study released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, CEA Sports and Technology Study V, nearly two-thirds (65 percent) of sports “Super Fans” describe themselves as early technology adopters. Correspondingly, those least enthusiastic about sports are more likely to identify themselves as late technology adopters (36 percent), strengthening the positive relationship between sports and technology. Full Release
Today, FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell announced that he will be stepping down from his position as a commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® released the following statements: Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) and U.S. Congressmen Jared Polis (D-CO) and Greg Walden (R-OR) will be honored for their support of technology innovation at the ninth annual Digital Patriots Dinner. Joseph Clayton, president and CEO of Dish Network LLC, also will be honored for his role in advancing innovation. CEA’s Digital Patriots dinner is scheduled for Wednesday, April 17 at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC. Full Release
The recent rise of mobile devices has increased consumer demand for voice-to-text, text-to-voice, voice control and video chat capabilities, according to the latest series of studies released by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. Three Eye on Emerging Technology studies – Voice-to-Text and Text-to-Voice, Voice Control and Video Chat – each take an in-depth look at consumer awareness, interest, ownership, satisfaction, future usage expectations, adoption trends and desired improvements in mobile device features and operation. Full Release
The following statement is attributable to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, following today’s introduction of the Saving High-Tech Innovators from Egregious Legal Disputes (SHIELD) Act by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah): Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ® today announced the publication of a new American National Standard, ANSI/CEA-2045, Modular Communications Interface for Energy Management. This standard specifies a modular communications interface (MCI) for energy management signals and messages exchanged among devices in a home and the smart-grid system. Full Release
Consumer confidence in the overall economy and sentiment toward technology both fell again in February, according to the latest figures released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. Full Release
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