CEA Supports FCC’s Review Of In-Flight Cellphone Use

CEA Supports FCC’s Review Of In-Flight Cellphone Use

TWICE Staff On Nov 22 2013 - 10:22am




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.

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CEA Backs House Vote On Patent Troll Bill

CEA Backs House Vote On Patent Troll Bill

TWICE Staff On Nov 21 2013 - 10:19am




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.

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MakerBot CEO Pettis To Keynote LIT Dinner

MakerBot CEO Pettis To Keynote LIT Dinner

TWICE Staff On Nov 18 2013 - 4:47pm


Bre Pettis


Arlington, Va. — The Consumer Electronics Association today announced that Bre Pettis, CEO and co-founder of MakerBot, will deliver a keynote during the 2014 International CES.

The address will take place during the Leaders in Technology (LIT) Dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 8, 2014.  

Pettis co-founded the 3D printer manufacturer in 2009.

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9 Auto Makers To Exhibit At CES

9 Auto Makers To Exhibit At CES

TWICE Staff On Nov 18 2013 - 4:46pm




Detroit — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced that nine automotive manufacturers will exhibit at 2014 International CES, a record for the show.

 Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Kia, Mazda, Mercedes and Toyota will showcase their latest technologies among an enhanced lineup of automotive technology exhibits, TechZones and conference sessions.

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CES To Feature Tech Policy Panels

CES To Feature Tech Policy Panels

TWICE Staff On Nov 18 2013 - 4:44pm




Arlington, Va. — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced today a broad array of technology policy-related panel discussions to be held at the Innovation Policy Summit during the 2014 International CES, to be held in Las Vegas Jan. 7-10, 2014.

The CES Innovation Policy Summit includes top government officials, entrepreneurs and policy experts who will underscore the relationship between technology innovation and public policies while addressing major issues impacting American innovators and U.S. competitiveness, CEA said.

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CEA’s Gary Shapiro Talks Innovation At Detroit Event

CEA’s Gary Shapiro Talks Innovation At Detroit Event

By Peter Suciu On Nov 18 2013 - 9:58am


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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.

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CEA Economist Talks Holiday Sales, New Industrial Revolution

CEA Economist Talks Holiday Sales, New Industrial Revolution

By John Laposky On Nov 13 2013 - 10:58am

CEA chief economist Shawn DuBravac
CEA chief economist Shawn DuBravac


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.

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Panelists: Work Underway To Provide Native 4K Content to UHD TVs

Panelists: Work Underway To Provide Native 4K Content to UHD TVs

By Joseph Palenchar On Nov 12 2013 - 3:53pm


(From left) ATSC president Mark Richer, Rovi product management director Hans Baumgartner, and Marc Finer, technical director of the Digital Entertainment Group, outlined the rollout of native-4K content for display on Ultra HD displays.


New York — Multi-industry efforts are in full swing to bring Ultra High-Definition video content into the home via physical discs, streaming and download services, cable and satellite TV, and over-the-air broadcasts, panelists said today at the TWICE/CEA Ultra HD conference.

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Retailers Bullish on Ultra HD Prospects

Retailers Bullish on Ultra HD Prospects

By Steve Smith On Nov 12 2013 - 3:47pm

The Taking Ultra HD to Retail panel at today's TWICE/CEA Ultra HD Conference.
The Taking Ultra HD to Retail panel at today's TWICE/CEA Ultra HD Conference.


New York – “Beyond expectations,” summed up how Ultra High-Definition TV sales are doing at retail, according to panelists at today’s TWICE/CEA Ultra HD Conference.

Moderated by Alan Wolf, senior editor of TWICE, “Taking Ultra HD to Retail” panelists included Tom Campbell, corporate director of Video and Audio Center; Robert Zohn, owner of Value Electronics; Brian Siegel, merchandising and operations VP at Sony Electronics; and CEA’s Shawn DuBravac.

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