By Lisa Johnston
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Arlington, Va. - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is sponsoring the new “Trolling Effects” website to fight against patent trolls.
The website allows patent troll demand letter recipients to post the documents online, find letters received by others, and research exactly who is really behind these threats, CEA said.
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) released research Tuesday showing just 7 percent of American TV households rely solely on an antenna to receive their television programming.
The trade association said the findings of the “U.S. Household Television Usage Update” study are consistent with CEA’s 2010 research, which found 8 percent of TV households reported using an antenna only for television programming.
Arlington, Va. – Tablet ownership in the U.S. is expected to reach half of all households in the next 12 to 18 months according to Consumer Electronics Association research.
Four in 10 (41 percent) online U.S. consumers indicated they own a tablet, roughly on par with ownership rates reported in March 2013 (40 percent), according to CEA’s “Consumer Outlook on Tablets: Q3 2013” report, which examines trend information on consumer behavior and sentiment from April through June 2013.
Arlington, VA - The CEA Foundation, a charitable foundation affiliated with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), announced its support of the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) with a grant towards a study of small visual displays.
This study will build on previous AFB work to assist the consumer electronics industry in improving the accessibility of mobile communications technology for people with vision loss.
Arlington, Va. – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ranks first in use of social media among Washington-based trade associations, according to a recently released APCO Worldwide study.
The TradeMarks Study named CEA as one of nine high-performing associations based on 15 characteristics of public policy effectiveness. The rankings were based on a survey of 450 Washington policy leaders.
Arlington, Va. – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) in its semi-annual The U.S. Consumer Electronics Sales and Forecasts (July 2013) projects that industry sales will reach $202.6 billion this year, stable compared to 2012 sales, with 0.2 percent growth, 3 points lower than previously projected by CEA in January.
Looking ahead to 2014, industry sales growth is forecasted to grow by 4.5 percent, with industry revenues reaching $211.7 billion.
Arlington, Va. - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today announced a 3D Printing TechZone for the 2014 International CES, to be held January 7-10 in Las Vegas.
The new TechZone will showcase the latest advancements in 3D printing technology from top companies in the category, said CEA, which owns and operates the show.
Arlington, Va. — Consumer confidence in the overall economy improved slightly, while sentiment towards technology spending remained flat in July, according to the latest figures released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).
The CEA Index of Consumer Expectations (ICE), which measures consumer expectations about the broader economy, increased 2.3 points in July to reach 167.8. The ICE remains 5.1 points lower than in July 2012.
Arlington, Va. — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) on Tuesday praised the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Incentive Auction Task Force for issuing new TVStudy software and other key TV licensee data.
The new TVStudy software will perform coverage and interference analyses of full-service and Class A television stations and will be used in conjunction with the upcoming broadcast TV spectrum incentive auctions.
Arlington, Va. – The Consumer Electronics Association threw its weight behind a new U.S. House of Representatives bill to reallocate spectrum.
The bill, the Efficient Use of Government Spectrum Act of 2013, was introduced by representatives Brett Guthrie (R-Ky.), Doris Matsui (D-Calif.) and Duncan Hunter (R- Calif.). All three sit on the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.