Oct 06, 2015
Reallocation of Federal Spectrum Is a Must
The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on communications' hearing on The Federal Spectrum Incentive Act (H.R. 1641): "Consumers need more spectrum for mobile broadband as they want and expect their tablets and smartphones will get video." Full Release
Oct 06, 2015
Sleep Technology Owners Report Improved Sleep, Better Overall Health According to New Research from National Sleep Foundation and CEA
Sixty percent of sleep technology owners say they’re more aware of their sleep patterns, according to the results of a new consumer research study released today at the inaugural Sleep Technology Summit & Expo in Santa Clara, CA. Conducted jointly by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, Consumer Awareness and Perceptions of Sleep Technology explored consumer satisfaction and interest related to the growing sleep technology segment. Full Release
Oct 05, 2015
CEA Applauds U.S., 11 Other Nations for Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal
The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): “With continued expansion of the digital economy and global supply chain, international trade is a driving force of revenue for U.S. businesses large and small."
Oct 01, 2015
CEA: Airbnb Deserves a Home in D.C.
The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the D.C. City Council’s proposals to heavily regulate Airbnb: “Airbnb helps D.C. visitors find affordable accommodations, while allowing D.C. citizens to earn supplemental income while sharing their love of this city. These ill-considered proposals will stifle innovation and prevent necessary competition in the hospitality industry."
Oct 01, 2015
Technology Industry Veteran, Rookie Honored for Contributions
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® tonight announced that James Williamson, electronics engineer, acclaimed musician, and former vice president of technical standards at Sony Electronics, received the prestigious Ronald H. Brown Standards Leadership Award during the U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day at the Fairmont Washington in Washington, D.C. Also honored this evening was CEA intern Michelle Tham, who received second place honors in this year’s World Standards Day Paper Competition. Full Release
Sep 29, 2015
CEA Commends House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee for Addressing the Power and Potential of the Sharing Economy
The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding today's House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade hearing entitled, "The Disrupter Series: How the Sharing Economy Creates Jobs, Benefits Consumers, and Raises Policy Questions:" "As Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) said, 'The sharing economy is an example of American innovation at its finest,' and we couldn't agree more. Full Release