CEA Welcomes New Executive Board, Board Of Industry Leaders

CEA Welcomes New Executive Board, Board Of Industry Leaders

TWICE Staff On Oct 22 2013 - 3:19pm




Arlington, Va. — The Consumer Electronics Association announced today the newly elected members of its 2014 executive board and board of industry leaders.

The new executive board members were confirmed by a vote of CEA members at the CEA Industry Forum being held this week in Los Angeles.

The newly elected members are:

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Hirai To Give 2014 CES Keynote

Hirai To Give 2014 CES Keynote

By Greg Tarr On Oct 22 2013 - 3:23pm




Arlington, Va. – Kazuo Hirai, Sony Corp. president and CEO, will deliver the opening morning Tech Titans keynote address at the 2014 International CES, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) said Tuesday.

Hirai will share his unique perspective and insights on the latest innovations in the worlds of both content and hardware.

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CEA: Holiday CE Spending To Grow 2.6%

CEA: Holiday CE Spending To Grow 2.6%

TWICE Staff On Oct 22 2013 - 1:15pm




Los Angeles – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) predicts CE spending to increase 2.6 percent this holiday season — down from 4 percent growth in 2012, according to CEA’s 2013 holiday outlook released today at CEA’s Industry Forum, here.

Seventy-four percent of consumers planning to purchase gifts this holiday season intend to buy CE as gifts, allocating 33 percent of their overall holiday gift budgets to CE, according to CEA’s “20th Annual CE Holiday Purchase Patterns Study.”

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By Steve Smith on Oct 22 2013 - 1:11pm


CEA’s Technology Panel Entertaining, Informative

Any panel named “Five Technologies To Watch” and mentions driverless cars, sensors on water bottles and surfboards, tracking your vitals with your smartphone, drones, and the Rosie the Robot character from “The Jetsons” has got to be entertaining.

It was also informative and, for more than a few retailers and manufacturers reading this, it may provide some actual product opportunities in the near future — or at least some food for thought.

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Consumer Tech Sentiment Hits 6-Year High: CEA

Consumer Tech Sentiment Hits 6-Year High: CEA

By Alan Wolf On Oct 22 2013 - 12:39pm




Arlington, Va. Consumers’ inclination to buy technology products hit a six-year high this month, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) reported.

The trade group’s Index of Consumer Technology Expectations (ICTE), which measures consumer expectations about tech spending, jumped 9.5 points in October to 90.2, a level last reached in 2007.

CEA is also projecting a 4 percent increase in total retail holiday sales year over year, to $738 billion, covering the months of November and December.

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Ultra HD Approaches Discussed At CEA Forum

Ultra HD Approaches Discussed At CEA Forum

By Steve Smith On Oct 22 2013 - 9:42am

CEA’s Brian Markwalter (from left) with Sony Electronics’ Nick Colsey, DirecTV’s
CEA’s Brian Markwalter (from left) with Sony Electronics’ Nick Colsey, DirecTV’s Henry Derovanessian, Dan Schinasi of Samsung Electronics America, and Clyde Smith of Fox Network Center


Los Angeles – Ultra High Definition, and how it will be developed and delivered to consumers, was discussed at a Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) Industry Forum panel by several stakeholders, here, on Monday.

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Fox’s Dunn Proposes ‘Digital Bridge’ Devices For Ultra HD

Fox’s Dunn Proposes ‘Digital Bridge’ Devices For Ultra HD

By Steve Smith On Oct 22 2013 - 9:36am

Mike Dunn, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment president, at the CEA Industry Fo
Mike Dunn, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment president, at the CEA Industry Forum


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.

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36% Of Consumers Want CE For Christmas: Study

36% Of Consumers Want CE For Christmas: Study

By Alan Wolf On Oct 17 2013 - 4:01pm




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.

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CE Stores Share 28% Of Sales With Their Websites: CEA

CE Stores Share 28% Of Sales With Their Websites: CEA

By Alan Wolf On Oct 17 2013 - 3:03pm




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.

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CEA Debuts Car Safety Initiative

CEA Debuts Car Safety Initiative

TWICE Staff On Oct 9 2013 - 9:15am




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.

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