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Winners of First CEA Foundation Tech that Improves Lives Video Contest Announced

The CEA Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of its first ‘technology that improves lives’ video contest.  Aipoly, HelpAround, Los Angeles Low Vision, Perceptive Devices and WHILL were selected from more than 20 entries from companies showing off technology that has a positive impact on older adults and people with disabilities.  Each winner will receive a booth in Eureka Park during CES 2016 and $2,500.

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#CES2016: Call for Technology that Improves Lives
CEA Applauds Senate for Recognizing Tech's Positive Impact on Seniors
New Study Shows Consumer Interest in More Affordable, Easier-to-Purchase Hearing Loss Solutions

CEA Foundation Extends OATS Grant for Innovative Technology Center for Seniors

The CEA Foundation announced its continued support of the Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) and the OATS project which began last year at the Senior Planet Exploration Center in Manhattan, the nation's first technology-themed community center for older adults. The Senior Planet Exploration Center fits with the CEA Foundation’s mission by empowering older adults to harness the power of technology to change the way they age.

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CEA Foundation Extends Grant to Selfhelp; Foundation’s First Grantee Continues to Change Lives
We Have Lost A Legend: Long Time CE Industry Leader, CES Founder and Decorated U.S. Veteran Jack Wayman Dies at Age 92
CEA Foundation Awards Grant to Gallaudet University for Video Series on Effective Technologies for Consumers with Hearing Loss

CEA Foundation Extends Grant to Lighthouse Guild’s Technology Center

The CEA Foundation, a charitable organization affiliated with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), announced it will continue to support Lighthouse Guild with a second annual grant for The Henry A. Grunwald Technology Center. The Center is comprised of a dedicated team of technology professionals who provide instruction, training, demonstrations and forums, both on-site and virtually on the web, utilizing cutting-edge technologies to significantly enhance the lives of people who are visually impaired.

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CEA Foundation Awards Grant to San Diego Futures Foundation
CEA Foundation Awards Grant to BridgingApps
CEA Contributes $1 Million to CEA Foundation in Honor of Industry Visionary Jack Wayman


Good News Planet Interview from CES 2016

Good News Planet interviews with Steve Ewell of the CTA Foundation and Walter Alcorn of CTA

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Good News Planet Interview from CES 2016
Dell Power More: Q&A: CTA Foundation’s Stephen Ewell talks tech for seniors and people with disabilities
CTA Foundation Announces Cognitive Computing Research Study with IBM
i3: Five Eureka Park Winners of Tech to Improve Lives Contest

i3: Accessible Tech Preview for CES 2016

Preview of some accessibility highlights in store for CES 2016

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i3: Accessible Tech Preview for CES 2016
i3: Smart Homes for Long Lives
Interview with Nora Super, White House Conference On Aging
i3: Reaching Seniors with Technology

i3 Article: May is Older Americans Month

May/June 2015 i3 Article highlighting Older Americans Month and why it matters to CE industry

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i3 Article: May is Older Americans Month
Aging with Disability
i3 Article: CEA Foundation CES highlights
AMI Inside Highlights from 2015 CES