CEA: Millennials Have CE Influence

CEA: Millennials Have CE Influence

TWICE Staff On Jan 31 2013 - 2:36pm




Arlington, Va. . – Millennials, the generation of consumers currently between the ages of 13 and 31, are not only heavy consumers of electronics products, they also exert considerable influence on others when it comes to buying CE devices.

A new study released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), “Millennials: The New Face of Retail,” examined how Millennials learn and research CE devices, where and why they purchase CE and their influence on others in purchasing CE.

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New York Audio Show Returning In April

New York Audio Show Returning In April

By TWICE Staff On Jan 25 2013 - 11:42am

Special events include a sneak-preview screening of “Last Shop Standing."
Special events include a sneak-preview screening of “Last Shop Standing,” a film that charts the rise of record shops in the 1960s through 1980s.


New York – The Chester Group will stage the second annual New York Audio Show on April 12 -14 at the Palace Hotel in Midtown Manhattan.

More than 75 companies will demonstrate high-performance home audio gear, including Sony, Martin Logan, KEF America, PMC, Krell, Quad, Burmester, VPI, SoundStageDirect, Audeze, Woo Audio and Audio Note.

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CEA: ’13 CES Largest In History

CEA: ’13 CES Largest In History

By Steve Smith On Jan 14 2013 - 10:41am




Las Vegas —The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) reported that the 2013 International CES was the largest in the show’s 45-year history, with 1.92 million net square feet of exhibit space.

The previous record was 1.86 million net square feet of space at the 2012 International CES. More than 3,250 exhibitors unveiled some 20,000 new products at the 2013 CES, drawing more than 150,000 attendees, including more than 35,000 from more than 170 countries outside the United States.

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CNET Cuts Dish From Awards Over CBS Lawsuit

CNET Cuts Dish From Awards Over CBS Lawsuit

By Steve Smith On Jan 10 2013 - 7:23pm




LAS VEGAS — International CES is usually a venue for plenty of product awards, generating a lot of positive press, but CNET, owned by CBS Corp., disqualified Dish’s Hopper with Sling due to “active litigation involving our parent company.”

CNET said on its site: “We will no longer be reviewing products manufactured by companies with which we are in litigation with respect to such product.”

Dish and CBS is in litigation regarding Hopper’s Prime Time Any Time and the AutoHop commercial-skipping features.

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FCC To Take Action To Avoid “Wi-Fi Wall”

FCC To Take Action To Avoid “Wi-Fi Wall”

By Joseph Palenchar On Jan 9 2013 - 2:00pm




LAS VEGAS — The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plans to open up additional wireless spectrum for unlicensed use to avoid the risk of running headlong into a “Wi-Fi wall,” FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said Wednesday.

During a One On One session with CEA president Gary Shapiro, Genachowski said the commission plans to launch proceedings next month to set aside an additional 195MHz of bandwidth in the 5GHz band for Wi-Fi use, expanding the 5GHz Wi-Fi band by 35 percent.

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Westergren Opens Pandora’s Past At CEA LIT Dinner

Westergren Opens Pandora’s Past At CEA LIT Dinner

By Alan Wolf On Jan 10 2013 - 5:13pm

Panasonic was represented by, from left, Joe Taylor, Betty Noonan, Kazuhiro Tsug
Panasonic was represented by, from left, Joe Taylor, Betty Noonan, Kazuhiro Tsuga and Peter Fannon.


LAS VEGAS – In a frank, passionate and unscripted keynote address, Pandora co-founder/chief strategy officer Tim Westergren recounted the iffy start and meteoric rise of his wildly popular streaming music service at the CEA’s annual Leaders in Technology Dinner (LIT) Wednesday night at the Wynn.

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Innovators of Tomorrow Take Center Stage at CES 2013

Innovators of Tomorrow Take Center Stage at CES 2013

By Peter Suciu On Jan 8 2013 - 9:05pm




LAS VEGAS – It all begins with an idea, and possibly just seeing what others don’t. This was the common theme at Tuesday’s Next Generation of Innovators keynote at the 2013 International CES.

“Innovation is the hallmark of our industry,” said Michael Petricone, senior vice president of government affairs for the Consumer Electronics Association. “It defines everything we do.

“At CES we are at the absolute epicenter of innovation,” he added. “CES is a magnet for the best and the brightest.”

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Stars To Come Out At CES

Stars To Come Out At CES

TWICE Staff On Jan 4 2013 - 12:41pm

Lemmy Kilmister will be at the Krusell International AB booth (South Hall 4, 358
Lemmy Kilmister will be at the Krusell International AB booth (South Hall 4, 35801) at 4 p.m. on Jan. 8.


Las Vegas — Celebrities will be out in full force next week at International CES.

A full slate of artists ranging from Will.i.am to snake venom expert Donald Shultz are scheduled to be on hand.

Actress Felicia Day will serve as ambassador for the Entertainment Matters at CES program.

Maroon 5 will make a guest appearing during Qualcomm CEO Dr. Paul Jacob’s keynote address Monday evening at the Venetian’s Palazzo Ballroom on level 5.

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IEEE Meeting To Start On Last Day Of CES

IEEE Meeting To Start On Last Day Of CES

TWICE Staff On Dec 20 2012 - 11:57am

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Las Vegas – The IEEE’s International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE) will begin on Friday, January 11, the last day of International CES, here.

The ICCE is focusing on human device interaction with consumer electronics devices and will begin on January 11 in the upper North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center and conclude on Monday, January 14.

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CES To Highlight Wireless Tech

CES To Highlight Wireless Tech

TWICE Staff On Dec 18 2012 - 4:48pm




Arlington, Va. - The 2013 International CES will unveil the latest wireless technologies and trends during the annual show to take place January 8 to 11 in Las Vegas.

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), which owns and produces the show, said in mobile technology advancements in accessories, the cloud, e-books, embedded technology, smartphones and tablets, through a series of keynote addresses, supersessions, conference tracks and TechZones dedicated to future trends in wireless will be featured.

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