Consumer confidence toward the overall economy and technology spending both saw decreases in January, according to the latest figures released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. Full Release
The National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE||Content First) and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today released the findings of the second part of their first-of-its-kind joint research study on Second Screen. Part One of the study, released earlier this month, focused on consumers and found nearly all (91 percent) of Second Screen viewers access asynchronous program content, yet only 42 percent have tried synchronizing their content experience to live TV. Part Two features qualitative research collected through in-depth interviews with some of the industry’s top show runners about the future of Second Screen and how they factor it into the creative process. Full Release
More than four in ten (44 percent) online U.S. consumers owned tablets as of December 2013, an increase of six percentage points from December 2012 (38 percent), according to research released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. CEA’s Consumer Outlook on Tablets: Adoption, Sentiment and Social Media Conversation (January 2014) semi-annual report examines trend information on consumer behavior and sentiment regarding tablet computers. Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® is proud to welcome Snapchat, Shutterfly and Yelp as new members of the 2,100-plus member tech association. These companies have helped redefine the consumer technology market by providing innovative, Internet-based technologies that bring increased personalization and connectivity to legacy business models. Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, DIGITALEUROPE, and the Japanese Green Procurement Survey Standardization Initiative (JGPSSI) today announced that the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standard IEC 62474 is now the recommended electrotechnical industry’s material declaration standard. The existing Joint Industry Guide (JIG) is several years out of date with global regulations and, consequently, should be considered officially obsolete. Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced the winners for the 2014 Mark of Excellence Systems Integrator Awards, presented by CEA’s TechHome Division and CE Pro Magazine. Winners were presented at the Mark of Excellence Systems Integrator Awards Reception at the 2014 International CES®, the global gathering place for all who thrive on the business of innovation. Full Release
Today, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced its sponsorship of an educational program series called the “Mobile Medical Apps (MMA) Roadshow: Managing App Development under FDA Regulation,” joining a consortium of six leading universities, more than a dozen industry trade associations and professional societies, and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). The MMA Roadshow events, taking place at universities across the U.S., aims to demystify the FDA requirements for new entrant app developers and identify best practices among those already producing regulated apps. Full Release
Last week, the Supreme Court of the United States announced that it will hear a lawsuit brought by the nation’s largest television broadcasters against Aereo, the innovative streaming video service. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today issued the following statement regarding the announcement on behalf of CEA President and CEO Gary Shapiro: Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® and National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE||Content First) yesterday released the findings of the first part of a joint research study analyzing how and why consumers use Second Screen devices to engage with video content. The findings, presented today during a panel session at the 2014 International CES®, running here through Friday, January 10th, revealed significant opportunities to improve synchronized program content offerings among the Second Screen viewing audience.
At the 2014 International CES ®, consumer electronics (CE) manufacturers, retailers, music labels and artists came together to support, promote, and examine key issues surrounding high-resolution audio (HRA) at the Hi-Res Audio Experience TechZone and panel sessions. The Hi-Res Audio TechZone was anchored by hi-res digital download pioneer and leader HD Tracks and included booths from Acoustic Sounds Super HiRez, iTrax, Blue Coast Music, Mytek Digital and Native DSD Music. 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!