The following statement can be attributed to Sage Chandler, senior director of international trade at CEA, who today testified at the International Trade Commission (ITC) in support of the efforts of the Administration and the U.S. Trade Representative to update and expand product coverage in the Information Technology Agreement (ITA):
Democrats and Republicans disagree on many issues facing this country, but as Americans head to the polls tomorrow to cast their vote, both parties share a love for technology. According to research from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, Democrats and Republicans have similar ownership and adoption rates of consumer electronics (CE), as well as comparable purchase expectations and wish lists this holiday season. Full Release
U.S. ownership rates for tablet computers continued to increase in the third quarter of 2012, according to new research released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, and consumer satisfaction with these products remains consistently high. CEA’s Consumer Outlook on Tablets: Q4 2012 shows that tablet ownership rates among online U.S. consumers reached 31 percent as of September 2012, more than doubling the ownership rate from October 2011(14 percent). The report examined trend information on consumer behavior and sentiment regarding the sale and use of tablet computers between July and September 2012.
The following statement is attributable to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of CEA, regarding WNET, et al. v. Aereo, Incorporated in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today applauded the CEA member companies and technology industry companies that have been recognized by Newsweek as among the nation’s greenest corporations. CEA members IBM, Hewlett-Packard and Dell took three of the top five spots on the overall list, which ranked America’s 500 largest publicly traded companies based on their environmental footprint, corporate management and transparency. Full Release
Consumer confidence in the overall economy increased in October to the highest level since 2008, according to the latest CEA Index released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. Consumer confidence in technology fell slightly from last month. Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® Executive Board elected Bruce Borenstein, president and CEO of Voxlinc LLC, Julie Kearney, vice president of regulatory affairs for CEA, and Robin Raskin, founder of Living in Digital Times to the CEA Foundation Board of Trustees on Tuesday, October 16. The election took place during the association’s Industry Forum in San Francisco, California, where all current Foundation Board of Trustees members were also reelected. Full Release
At its 13th annual Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame awards ceremony Tuesday night, 12 industry leaders joined the 170 inventors, engineers, retailers, journalists and entrepreneurs inducted since 2000 who have provided innovative products and services that entertain, inform and connect consumers. Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced the election of its 2013 Executive Board and Board of Industry Leaders. CEA is the nation’s preeminent trade association representing more than 2,000 consumer electronics and technology companies. Full Release
The next generation of so-called “4K” high-definition display technology for the home – giant-screen TVs with more than eight million pixels of resolution, four times the resolution of today’s high-definition televisions – will be called “Ultra High-Definition” or “Ultra HD”. Full Release
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