Consumer Electronics Association

CEA, Carriers Complete PlugFest
May 11, 2015

The Consumer Electronics Association this week announced that it has partnered with AT&T, Comcast, Verizon and others to complete the first IPv6 PlugFest. The purpose was to team electronics companies, industry groups and carriers to test devices with networks.

CEA, CEDIA, InfoComm Team Up on Drawing Symbol Standard
April 8, 2015

A consortium of industry groups, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association's (CEDIA) R10 Residential Systems committee and InfoComm International have published a new standard: ANSI Standard J-STD-710 Audio, Video and Control Architectural Drawing Symbols.

A Correction
March 4, 2015

In the January issue of Dealerscope and the January/February issue of Technology Integrator, a paragraph about the 2015 CE Week in the Letter from the President published in both issues referenced, in error, the Consumer Electronics Association CEA ® Line Shows and a CEA ® state-of-the-industry analyst briefing as part of the CE Week mid-year conference and technology showcase. CEA ® is no longer associated with or affiliated with the production of CE Week, which in 2015 is being produced solely by NAPCO Media & MPA.

Samsung On Why (And How) Your Future Smart Home Will Probably Be Theirs
January 8, 2015

At the Consumer Electronics Show on Monday, Samsung Electronics CEO B.K. Yoon talked up his company's strategy to connect everything in your life. "The Internet of Things is ready to go," he said in his keynote address. Turns out, Samsung's latest and perhaps boldest IoT campaign is already underway. 

CES to Focus on Home Automation
January 2, 2015

The connected home is edging toward widespread reality after years of promise and more than a fair amount of hype. It will be a major topic of conversation at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where Samsung Electronics CEO Boo-Keun Yoon is scheduled to deliver a keynote speech on the Internet of Things on Jan. 5.

IPRO Annual Conference Yields Straight Talk on CE Business Realities
December 1, 2014

Consumer and professional electronics manufacturers representatives and manufacturers, numbering around 70, gathered in Scottsdale last week to implement strategic planning for business growth in 2015 and beyond, at the annual conference of the Independent Professional Representative Organization (IPRO.) 

10 Innovative Home Automation Devices
November 21, 2014

In a preview event to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January, CES Unveiled New York had some interesting and innovative devices, many falling in the field of home automation.