The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced today that several high-profile members have recently joined CEA’s diverse and influential stable of innovators. Sports apparel and health device manufacturer adidas and global athletic and lifestyle brand New Balance, ridesharing companies Lyft and Ridescout, watchmaker Timex and global beauty company L’Oréal are now among the 2,000-plus members of CEA, the association representing the consumer technology and innovations industries. Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® and the Japan Audio Society (JAS) today announced a new partnership to help promote and support the marketplace growth of High-Resolution Audio (Hi-Res Audio or HRA) devices and content. Specifically, the organizations have agreed to make the HRA logo, developed and administered by JAS, available for use by CEA members. CEA also has agreed to utilize and promote the logo to its members and consumers.
The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the Senate's confirmation of Michael O'Rielly as a commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for a second term: “We applaud the Senate for once again confirming Mike O’Rielly to the FCC. During his first term with the commission, he has used his extensive experience to tackle the difficult issues on the FCC’s agenda, and showed strong leadership on spectrum reallocation and other issues vital to innovation and our nation’s economic growth."
New course offers new market opportunities for U.S. companies and new hope for Cuban citizens
The following statement is attributed to Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® President and CEO Gary Shapiro in response to today’s announcement by President Obama updating the U.S. policy approach toward Cuba: “We commend President Obama for taking steps designed to promote the emergence of a democratic, prosperous, and stable Cuba." Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that its Mobile Electronics Certified Professionals (MECP) program has released the Master Installation Technician Study Guide, Second Edition. Designed as a comprehensive study resource for the highest level of certification available for a mobile electronics technician, the expanded guide covers the material necessary to achieve Master Installation Technician status. Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced today that, for the first time ever, every sitting commissioner from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will participate in the 2015 International CES® Innovation Policy conference track. Owned and produced by CEA, CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies, and will run January 6-9, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The following statement is attributed to Sage Chandler, vice president of international trade, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding today’s announcement at the World Trade Organization (WTO) Information Technology Agreement (ITA) negotiations. Chandler was in Geneva, Switzerland for the entirety of the talks: Full Release
The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding today’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) open meeting: “The FCC faces a tough challenge running the world’s first spectrum incentive auction, and deserves tremendous credit for its work in developing an auction process that can work for stakeholders and broadcasters alike." Full Release
In letters sent Tuesday to congressional leadership in both chambers, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® outlined the consumer technology industry’s top legislative priorities for 2015. The letters urge leaders to advance critical priories like patent litigation reform, strategic immigration reform, Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and the USA FREEDOM Act in the first 100 days of Congress. “Members of Congress must move quickly on an innovation agenda that fuels our economy and creates jobs, attracts and retains the world’s best and brightest talent, and protects consumers’ digital privacy,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA. Full Release
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