By Lisa Johnston
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Arlington, Va. — Aereo, TMSOFT and Uber have joined Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) as members.
CEA, which has more than 2,000 members, said all three companies have “faced challenges from entities threatened by and seeking to stifle their innovative technologies and have successfully overcome serious threats to their businesses.”
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. — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) and InnoCentive have announced the winners of the second CRT Challenge.
The goal of the CRT Challenge is to develop compelling economic and environmentally preferable solutions for recycling old CRT televisions and monitors, CEA said.
Arvada, Colo. — The Mobile Electronics Specialists of America (MESA) buying group announced it has partnered with Mobile Solutions, a provider of training and installation supplies.
The partnership will formally launch at the 2013 MESA Fall Summit, held in Austin, Texas, this week.
Mobile Solutions will provide its 12-volt installation products and specialty tools, as well as technical training, to all levels of MESA members.
Arlington, Va. – The Consumer Electronics Association 2013 Sustainability Report has found the CE industry is becoming more environmentally friendly.
The report found manufacturers and retailers are opting for greener designs and packaging. In addition, products are now more energy efficient and eCycling has resulted in 1 billion pounds of electronics being recycled by 2016. This is up from the 585 million pounds recycled in 2012.
Arlington, Va. — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) joins CE manufacturers, retailers, music labels and artists in offering expanded support for and promotion of high-resolution audio (HRA).
CEA is exploring initiatives to corral support among consumers and retailers, and plans to leverage opportunities to promote HRA at the 2014 International CES.
Arlington. Va. - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Jack Wayman’s tenure with the organization.
Founder of the International CES, Wayman is a member of the inaugural class of the CE Hall of Fame. He is widely recognized as an industry visionary whose many contributions and accomplishments helped lay the groundwork for today’s $203 billion U.S. consumer electronics (CE) industry.
Arlington, Va. – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has announced a new program to develop innovative industry standards at the International CES.
As owner and producer of the International CES, and with accreditation from the American National Standards Institute, CEA launched “CESpec” within its standards program.
Arlington, Va. — Consumer confidence toward technology spending rose in August, but sentiment toward the overall economy dropped, according to the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).
The CEA Index of Consumer Technology Expectations (ICTE), which measures consumer expectations about technology spending, increased by 1 point in August to 87.2. This is the highest point it has reached in 2013.
CEDIA has released key findings from its 2013 Benchmarking Surveys, which evaluate the performance and the state of home technology professional companies for calendar year 2012 and reports on 2013 expectations.
Results find home technology professional companies are continuing to experience moderate growth, focusing on operational efficiencies (historically one of the largest prohibitors of profitability) again, and ready to bring in additional staff to accommodate a growing workload.
Arlington, Va. — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has released a new report, “Ultra High-Definition: State of the Industry,” which provides a snapshot of the emerging Ultra High-Definition market, with overviews of key industry segments including content development, production and delivery, as well as overall product status.
Ultra HD is the next generation of display technology for the home, with more than 8 million pixels of resolution, four times the resolution of today’s HDTVs.