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Press Release | June 13, 2024

CTA Event Discusses Study, UFLPA Impact on Tech Sector

First of its kind research fills knowledge gaps on how U.S.-based manufacturers of consumer technology and government can navigate the UFLPA.

Washington, DC
Press Release | June 13, 2024

CES Unveiled in Amsterdam Partners with European Innovation Council, Showcasing Europe’s Technology

The Consumer Technology Association® (CTA), the owner and producer of CES®, the world’s most powerful tech event, is announcing a new partnership with the European Commission’s European Innovation Council (EIC) for this year’s CES Unveiled in Amsterdam.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | June 05, 2024

Consumer Technology Association Study Criticizes DOJ and FTC’s 2023 Merger Guidelines, Offers Insights

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® today is releasing a new study that spotlights the shortcomings of the 2023 Merger Guidelines by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). For more than 50 years, the agencies have used the Merger Guidelines as a tool in evaluating proposed mergers and transactions.

 

Press Release | May 29, 2024

CTA Launches “The Human Component” Film Series, produced by BBC StoryWorks

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® launched its second original short film series, “The Human Component,” produced by BBCStoryWorks Commercial Productions. Through compelling human-led films and immersive written content, the series features innovative technologies that are helping to support a more resilient planet, stronger societies, and healthier communities.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | May 23, 2024

Consumer Technology Association Urges Congress to Resist Harming Innovation 

Statement attributed to Gary Shapiro, CEO of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) ®, regarding the AM Radio for Every Vehicle Act, the draft American Privacy Rights Act, and the bill to sunset Section 230.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | May 15, 2024

Consumer Technology Association Statement on Majority Leader Schumer’s AI Roadmap

CTA recently endorsed bipartisan bills in Congress, the CREATE AI Act (S.2714/ H.R.5077) and the Artificial Intelligence Research, Innovation, and Accountability Act of 2023 (S.3312)

ARLINGTON, VA
Press Release | May 14, 2024

With Sweeping New Tariffs, White House Continues Inflation, CTA CEO Says

Statement attributed to Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® CEO Gary Shapiro regarding the White House announcement on the conclusion of the U.S. Trade Representative's review of the China Section 301 tariffs.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | May 09, 2024

CTA Announces Support for the CREATE AI Act and the Artificial Intelligence Research, Innovation, and Accountability Act

Statement attributed to Gary Shapiro, CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® regarding the bipartisan bills in Congress, the CREATE AI Act and the Artificial Intelligence Research, Innovation, and Accountability Act. 

Arlington, VA
Press Release | May 09, 2024

CTA and AdvaMed Host Congressional Digital Health Caucus Briefing on Remote Patient Monitoring

Today, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® and AdvaMed hosted a policy briefing on remote patient monitoring (RPM) led by Congressional Digital Health Caucus Chairs Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL) and Rep. Troy Balderson (R-OH). 

RPM, which includes both remote physiological monitoring and remote therapeutic monitoring, allows patients to receive medical care from their homes. RPM also enables early detection of health issues through continuous monitoring, supporting timely interventions and improved health outcomes. 

Washington, DC
Press Release | April 30, 2024

Consumer Technology Association CEO Gary Shapiro Urges Congress to Uphold Consumer Choice in Vehicle Technologies

Today, Gary Shapiro, CEO of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, testified before the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Innovation, Data and Commerce, advocating for consumer freedom in choosing vehicle technologies.

​At the center of Shapiro's testimony was opposition to the proposed AM Radio for Every Vehicle Act, which would mandate the inclusion of analog AM radio in all new vehicles.

ARLINGTON, VA
Press Release | April 22, 2024

Consumer Technology Association Opposes Connecticut SB 2: Urges Congress to Act on National AI Rules

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® stands firmly against Connecticut Senate Bill 2 (SB 2), which seeks to regulate artificial intelligence (AI) at the state level. While establishing rules for AI is important, SB 2, is not the answer. Rather, now is the time for a national policy which supports U.S. competitiveness and innovation.

ARLINGTON, VA
Press Release | April 19, 2024

CTA Statement on the Need for National Artificial Intelligence Rules

Congress must act with urgency to promote the national AI rules needed for the U.S. to lead in AI innovation, protect privacy, reduce risks, and ensure clear guardrails for innovators, avoiding harmful state legislative impacts on competitiveness.

ARLINGTON, VA
Press Release | April 15, 2024

CTA Statement on American Privacy Rights Act

Arlington, VA
Press Release | March 28, 2024

CES Audit Confirms Decision Makers Flocked to 2024 Show

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® announced its final attendance data for CES® 2024—the world’s most powerful tech event—revealing 15% growth in the number of senior-level executives attending the show compared to the previous year. 138,789 participants from across the globe converged in Las Vegas to explore groundbreaking technologies across 40+ categories. A record 1442 companies exhibited on the show’s startup floor, Eureka Park.

ARLINGTON, VA
Press Release | March 21, 2024

CES on the Hill to Showcase the Latest Innovations in Artificial Intelligence, Digital Health, Mobility and More

Bringing CES to Washington, D.C., the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® will convene lawmakers and tech companies for CES® on the Hill to showcase the latest innovations in consumer technology from artificial intelligence and digital health to mobility and more.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | March 20, 2024

CTA Announces New 2024 Executive Board Member

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® is announcing a new addition to the 2024 Executive Board (EB). Effective immediately, CTA Executive Board Chairwoman Deena Ghazarian has appointed IBM Consulting Vice President and Senior Partner Debbie Taylor Moore to a vacant at-large position on CTA’s governing board.  

Arlington, VA
Press Release | March 14, 2024

U.S. Cyber Trust Mark Hits the Mark

Statement attributed to Gary Shapiro, CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® regarding the Federal Communications Commission’s vote to establish final rules for a cybersecurity labeling program for smart products.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | March 13, 2024

Consumer Technology Association Convenes Health Care Stakeholders on Artificial Intelligence

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, together with a diverse group of health care associations and coalitions, is releasing “What is Health AI?”  brief. The paper is the first step in creating a common understanding among regulators, developers, and public health stakeholders about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the health care system.   

Arlington, VA
Press Release | March 12, 2024

CTA Honors Members of Congress and Industry Executives for Leadership in the Technology Industry  

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® will recognize U.S. Representatives Robin Kelly (D-IL) and Bob Latta (R-OH) and Co-founder of iRobot Colin Angle as Digital Patriots and induct Denise Gibson, former Motorola Vice President and co-founder of Ice Mobility, to the Consumer Technology Hall of Fame. 

Arlington, VA
Press Release | March 05, 2024

Consumer Technology Association Announces Ad Campaign Opposing Proposed AM Radio Mandate

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today is announcing a multi-faceted advertising campaign opposing the AM Radio for Every Vehicle Act, a proposed federal mandate requiring that all new vehicles be equipped with analog AM radios.

ARLINGTON, Va.

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