CEA released the 2013 Sustainability Report, highlighting industry progress and leadership on green initiatives
Custom Integrators Transform Homes into TechHomes During Home Improvement Month
Gary Shapiro Delivers Keynote at The Next Web Conference Europe
Tablet Ownership Rates Continue to Increase, According to CEA’s Quarterly Tablet Report
Today, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced the Recommended Practice for the Installation of Smart Grid Devices, CEA/CEDIA-CEB29, has been added to the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel’s Catalog of Standards. Modern homes include many products that connect to each other over a variety of networks, and to operate reliably, both the products and the wiring to which they connect must be well protected and installed according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Full Release
The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler’s open Internet proposal: “We commend the FCC for recognizing the path forward involves a free, competitive and open Internet."
The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, in response to the reintroduction of the Innovation Act of 2015 by Representatives Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) and Lamar Smith (R-Texas): “With a committed Congress and White House rallied around the issue, I am hopeful that this will be the year Congress protects American businesses and innovators from extortionate patent trolls." Full Release
The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the reintroduction of the House Email Privacy Act by Reps. Kevin Yoder (R-Kan.) and Jared Polis (D-Colo.), and the Senate Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act of 2015 by Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah), which would update the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA): “We thank Reps. Yoder and Polis and Sens. Leahy and Lee for fighting to protect citizens’ privacy by reforming ECPA and bringing it up-to-speed with modern technology." Full Release
In a case involving whether a state attorney general can exert discretional control over search, streaming and content distribution online, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the Computer and Communications Industry Association (CCIA) and Engine have supported online platforms and intermediaries such as Google in arguing that state officials do not have the discretion to dictate free expression on the Internet. Full Release
Consumer sentiment toward technology spending and the overall economy shows strong readings for January after record highs in December, according to the latest data released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. 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!