By Lisa Johnston
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Los Angeles — Mike Dunn, president of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, made his pitch for a combination Ultra High-Definition Blu-ray deck with a multi-TB hard drive and a separate Ultra HD server for the home during his keynote at the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) Industry Forum, here, Monday.
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.
Washington – More than one-third (36.1 percent) of consumers would like to receive a CE gift for the holidays, a new report shows.
CE ranked third behind gift cards (59.4 percent), the top choice for the seventh consecutive year, and clothing and accessories (51.2 percent).
But the survey, conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics for the National Retail Federation (NRF), also showed that consumers are cutting back their holiday spending from last year, with projected seasonal expenditures down 2 percent to an average of $737.95 per shopper.
Arlington, Va. — Twenty-eight percent of brick-and-mortar shoppers wind up making their CE purchases at the retailers’ websites, a new study shows.
The report, from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), also indicates that just under half (45 percent) of brick-and-mortar customers use their mobile devices to help them shop while in stores, and 4 percent will use them to make a purchase.
Arlington, Va. — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced “Innovating Safety” on Wednesday, an initiative to educate consumers and policymakers on the role of innovation in enhancing driver safety.
The campaign kicked off this morning at a Real Clear Politics’ policy forum in Washington, D.C.
Wearable technology will be one of the nascent categories that will get a whole bunch of attention at the coming International CES in January. Digital health and fitness products are another. So are you ready for the smart bra?
Arlington, Va. — The Eureka Park TechZone will expand by 30 percent to feature more than 200 exhibits at the 2014 International CES, to be held Jan. 7-10, 2014, in Las Vegas.
The TechZone, featuring homegrown innovations in consumer technology, has been developed in partnership with UP Global (the merged entity between The Startup America Partnership & Startup Weekend), the National Science Foundation (NSF), General Electric Company (GE) and AT&T.
Arlington, Va. — FashionWare will take a walk down the runway at the 2014 International CES with a lifestyle-focused exhibit at the show.
The FashionWare exhibit, produced in partnership between the Consumer Electronics Association and Living in Digital Times, will display wearable technology that combine fashion and function.
Some of the wearables will include solar-powered handbags for recharging phones and temperature-sensitive jackets.
Arlington, Va. – A new TV energy-consumption test proposed by the Department of Energy had the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) spitting kilowatts Wednesday for presenting a wasteful, redundant and unnecessary pile of red tape, in light of public/private programs already in place.
Gary Shapiro, CEA president and CEO, issued a statement on the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) move to mandate a test procedure for measuring power consumption in televisions.
Arlington, Va. – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) will hold another round of CE Demo Days over the first two weekends of October.
The four-year-old program, held in conjunction with CE specialty retailers, is a nationwide campaign to educate consumers about the latest electronics products and encourage them to experience the devices firsthand at local CE stores.
Arlington, Va. — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today announced MotionTech, the newest TechZone addition at the 2014 International CES.
MotionTech is sponsored by MEMS Industry Group and will showcase a number of motion technology products, covering everything from motion sensing to motion gesture devices. The zone will have 3,000 square feet of floor space at the LVCC, South Hall 2. It will be located near the gaming, health and lifestyle areas.