The World Electronics Forum (WEF), whose members hail from the global high-tech industry, today issues the following statement regarding tariff-cutting expansion of product coverage for the Information Technology Agreement (ITA): Full Release
Eighty-one percent of social media users are using online social networks to find information to aid consumer electronics (CE) purchasing decisions, according to a new study from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. CEA’s study, How Social Media Influences Purchase Decisions of Consumer Electronics and Accessories, examined the role social media websites play in the decision to purchase CE products and accessories. Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today congratulates Congress for passing legislation that includes language authorizing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to hold voluntary incentive spectrum auctions. Full Release
Consumers are complementing their digital photography needs with multi-use devices, such as smartphones and tablets, according to a new study released today from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ®. The Changing Landscape of Digital Photography found that while more than half (55 percent) of consumers still consider a point-and-shoot camera as their primary photography device, the number who consider their smartphone to be their primary device for their photography needs has tripled in two years to 18 percent. Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today applauds the Conferees for inclusion of language authorizing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to hold voluntary incentive spectrum auctions in the final conference report. Full Release
Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, issued the following statement applauding the U.S. government for its launch of a new Interview Waiver Pilot Program for U.S. visa applicants in China, and for the expansion of visa facilities in Beijing. The pilot program would allow waivers of visa interviews for some applicants. Additional local consular resources are expected to increase visa interview capacity by 50 percent. Full Release
The Small Business Council of the Consumer Electronics Association® (CEA) and CE Vision magazine today announce the Vision Entrepreneur Awards program, to recognize outstanding innovation and dedication to the consumer electronics industry Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced the formation of the Device, Apps and Content working group (DAC). The working group will create a forum for collaboration among device manufacturers, content creators, aggregators and app developers to increase and enhance consumer availability of content and apps on CE devices. Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announces that more than 200,000 people have joined its grassroots Innovation Movement in support of technology and innovation. More than 5,300 Innovation Movement members signed on to the Movement’s “Declaration of Innovation” to signal their support of pro-innovation policies during the recent 2012 International CES, the world’s largest technology tradeshow. Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today launches CEA’s Service Excellence Benchmark, the only competitive measure in the Digital Imaging industry that can provide a confidential, independent view of customer satisfaction and service quality. This new member benefit will enable companies to evaluate their position in the marketplace by understanding their customers’ attitudes and impressions of their company. Full Release
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CEA's Digital Answer Man Jim Barry visits media outlets annually, educating consumers on new products and trends. CEA members can add their products to the tour at no charge!