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The official 4K Ultra HD license for retailers is available now, Consumer Electronics Association president and CEO Gary Shapiro announced Tuesday at the CES press conference in New York.

Industry legend and longtime CEA executive Jack Wayman passed away over the holiday weekend, and since his death tributes have been rolling in from all over the industry. Our readers are welcome to share their tributes to Wayman in the comments to this post.

“You really don’t know the impact of the work being done unless you see it.” John Shalam, founder and chair of Voxx International, is referring to the impact of the newly formed CEA Foundation.

The CEO of Aereo, the TV-over-Internet company that has grabbed headlines in recent months, will appear at a keynote one-on-one at the upcoming CE Week along with CEA president/CEO Gary Shapiro, CE Week's organizers announced Wednesday.

At its annual CES Press Preview in New York Monday, CEA president and CEO Gary Shapiro announced a $50,000 donation to the American Red Cross, in order to assist those affected by Hurricane Sandy in New York and New Jersey. Shapiro, along with CEA conference chief Karen Chupka, shared news about the 2013 International CES.

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