By Lisa Johnston
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Arlington, Va. – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today announced a series of new awards and events for the 2014 International CES®, including the Breakthrough of the Year Awards, Engadget Best of CES Awards and the UP Global LIVE Stage.
Owned and produced by CEA, the 2014 CES will run January 7-10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Arlington, Va. — Federal Communications Committee (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler’s decision to review increased consumer access to in-flight mobile wireless services has been greeted by Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) support.
Arlington, Va. — Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) president/CEO Gary Shapiro wholeheartedly backed a House Judiciary Committee vote yesterday on an anti-patent troll bill.
The committee voted to support the Innovation Act of 2013, which Shapiro said will make it harder for plaintiffs to bring patent infringement suits to court.
Detroit — While this city continues to face a fight over its bankruptcy filed in July — making it the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history — Gary Shapiro, president/CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), said innovation and convergence of technologies could pave the way for recovery not only the city but the entire country.
New York — Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) chief economist and senior research director Shawn DuBravac offered a guardedly optimistic preview of this year's holiday shopping season for technology products at the CES Unveiled New York event, here.
Forecasting a 2.6 percent rise in holiday tech spending this year, DuBravac pointed to connected devices as the engine driving tech sales, and identified TVs, tablets and smartphones as being at the top of surveyed holiday shoppers gift wish lists.
New York – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and the Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) announced today a new collaboration to help develop and promote Ultra HD televisions and compatible products as well as 4K content for the home entertainment industries.
The announcement came during the TWICE/CEA Ultra HD Conference today at CES Unveiled New York.
Wakefield, Mass. – The NFC Forum and The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) have inked a formal agreement to collaborate on near field communication (NFC) and Bluetooth applications.
A memorandum of understanding formalizes the collaboration of the two industry trade groups on the jointly published application document "Bluetooth Secure Simple Pairing Using NFC." Under the new agreement, the two organizations will work together to update and maintain the document to accommodate Bluetooth Smart products using the low-energy feature of the Bluetooth spec.
Arlington, Va. — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today announced that the 2014 International CES website (CESweb.org) and enhanced mobile app are now available.
The site and app designs have been refreshed to enhance the user experience through improved ease of use across various types of devices and the addition of new customized content, CEA said.
Owned and produced by CEA, CES will run Jan. 7-10, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Arlington, Va. — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) Foundation announced the election of Jane Rodmyre Payfer, chief marketing officer at Ergotron, and Skip West, president and founder of Maxsa Innovation, to its board of trustees.
Both participated in their first board of trustees meeting last week during the CEA's Industry Forum in San Francisco, where they joined 13 current board of trustee members who were reelected.