Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association® (CEA), today issued the following statement regarding the Senate’s postponement of a vote on the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA), as well as the related announcement by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) of the postponement of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the House: Full Release
The following statement is attributable to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® in light of activities surrounding the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the House, the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) in the Senate and the proposed bicameral Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade (OPEN) Act: Full Release
The following statement is attributable to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® in regard to the Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade (OPEN) Act: Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ® today releases a new study which found that more than half (53 percent) of online U.S. adults watch some form of streaming or downloaded video content in the home. Those consumers have a distinct preference for streaming video versus downloading content, as 51 percent view streaming content and spend an average of two hours per week watching, while only 15 percent download content and spend an average of one hour watching. Full Release
In response to today’s comments by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) today regarding dropping the domain name provisions in his PROTECT IP Act, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® has issued the following statement: Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association® (CEA) is calling on the California Energy Commission (CEC) to reject a proposed regulation for consumer battery chargers due to a flawed justification and unnecessary duplication of a federal regulation. Full Release
On the first day of the 2012 International CES®, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® President and CEO Gary Shapiro announced that his New York Times best-selling book, The Comeback: How Innovation Will Restore the American Dream, is now available in audio book format. The unabridged recording of The Comeback, narrated by Jack Roberts, is available for download immediately from major audio book retailers Audible, Ambling Books and Learn Out Loud. It is coming soon to iTunes. Full Release
The latest forecast figures from GfK Digital World, produced in partnership with Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), reveal global spending on consumer technology devices will surpass $1 trillion in 2012 for the first time, increasing by 5% over 2011’s figure of $993 billion. Full Release
In 2012, the consumer electronics (CE) industry will surpass $200 billion in overall revenues in the U.S. for the first time, according to the latest semi-annual industry forecast from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. CEA released the forecast this morning at the 2012 International CES®, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow. Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today awarded Walt Zerbe the 2012 TechHome Leadership Award for his 25-year involvement with the custom and commercial audio/video, automation, recording and pro-sound industries. Zerbe is a product manager for emerging technologies for Russound, and serves as vice chairman of the CEA Home Audio Division and chairman of the joint CEA/CEDIA R10 standards group. Previously, Zerbe served on the CEA TechHome division board, and was president of a custom low-voltage integration firm and audio product manager for On-Q/Legrand. Full Release
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