The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® Product Safety Working Group has submitted a proposal to Underwriters Laboratories (UL), an independent safety certification organization, to prevent access by children to lithium coin- and button-cell batteries in consumer electronics (CE) devices. Full Release
Today, CTIA – The Wireless Association® and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® submitted a white paper to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) demonstrating that the auction of 120 MHz of underutilized broadcast television spectrum will produce more than $33 billion in net proceeds for the U.S. Treasury. In addition to providing the U.S. government with deficit-offsetting revenue, such an auction will also fulfill the vision of the FCC’s National Broadband Plan for continued wireless innovation and U.S. technology leadership. Full Release
Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, issued the following statement in response to President Barack Obamaâ€™s speech on the National Wireless Initiative: Full Release
A new study commissioned by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® shows manufacturers have made huge strides in creating more energy efficient televisions. In furtherance of the technology industry’s leadership on energy efficient products, the CEA study, released today, provides a review and analysis of power consumption trends in digital television technology. Full Release
Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, issued the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address: Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that the 2012 International CES iLounge® Pavilion, sponsored by iLounge.com, sold out in less than two hours during CES exhibitor space selection. The 2012 iLounge Pavilion, already featuring 50,000 net square feet of exhibit space (similar to the pavilion's space at the 2011 CES), will showcase a record-setting display of accessories and software for Apple's iPad, iPhone, iPod and Macintosh platforms. Owned and produced by CEA, the 2012 International CES will run January 10-13 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Consumer confidence in the overall economy reached its highest level in nearly three years this month, according to the latest figures released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. The CEA Indexes also show consumer confidence in technology reached an all-time high for the month of January. Full Release
The Comeback: How Innovation Will Restore the American Dream (Beaufort Books) by Gary Shapiro debuted at No. 7 on the New York Times Bestseller List during its inaugural release week, the paper announced yesterday. Released on January 10, The Comeback has also been a bestseller at Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com, and it has been on the Publishers Weekly, USA Today Money, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post bestsellers lists. Full Release
More than 65 leaders representing electronics associations from all six habitable continents attended the 16th Annual World Electronics Forum (WEF), January 8-10, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada, making the 2011 Forum the largest in WEF history. Hosted by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, WEF coincided with the 2011 International CES®, the world’s largest tradeshow for consumer technology, which ran January 6-9 in Las Vegas. Full Release
More than 2,700 technology companies across global industries dazzled attendees at the 2011 International CESÂ®, with the ground-breaking event energizing the technology world. The 2011 CES set several new records, including 30,000 international attendees and 22 top CEOs participating in keynotes. Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)Â®, the 2011 CES, the worldâ€™s largest consumer technology tradeshow, concluded today in Las Vegas. Full Release
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