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Company Overview of Consumer Electronics Association
Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is a business association of consumer electronics (CE) companies that promotes collaboration between technology manufacturing companies, retail companies, and consumers. The organization facilitates CE industry growth in terms of innovation and interoperability of products by developing industry standards and technical specifications. In addition, it advocates the interests of the industry in government and legal affairs; provides research library facilities, workshops, and educational programs; and offers technical training and certification programs. CEA's members include companies involved in design, development, manufacturing, distribution and integ...
1919 South Eads Street
Arlington, VA 22202
Founded in 1924
Key Executives for Consumer Electronics Association
Chief Executive Officer, President and Member of Executive Board
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Treasurer and Member of Executive Board
Senior Vice President of Events & Conferences, Member of Executive Board and Secretary
Senior Vice President of Government Affairs
Senior Vice President of Research and Standards
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Consumer Electronics Association Key Developments
Consumer Electronics Association Announce Software for Architectural Drawing Symbols for Use in Microsoft Visio, AutoCAD and More
Jul 28 15
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) R10 Residential Systems committee announced the availability of software versions of the symbols defined in the publication of ANSI Standard J-STD-710 Audio, Video and Control Architectural Drawing Symbols announced in April. This new standard defines a common set of floor plan icons that represents all facets of pre-wire and installation of electronic systems, products and devices in residential and commercial environments. Standardized symbols on plans allow architects, designers, builders, and electronic systems contractors (ESC) to share information, making home technology planning and design easy. Layouts designed with Symbols help minimize miscommunication among all parties involved by easily identifying the locations of installed technologies, whether they are equipment, devices, sensors, control interfaces or cabling. Software file formats for symbols are in black and white and include: .dwg for use with AutoCAD and compatible software, .vss stencils for use with Microsoft Visio, .png graphics with transparent backgrounds, .jpg standard graphic format with white backgrounds, .gif graphics with transparent backgrounds and .tif graphics for printing, non-transparent .
The Consumer Electronics Association Introduces New Terminology for Digital Imaging Sector
Jul 23 15
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced a new set of camera terminology for digital imaging-related communications and promotion to help provide consistency and clarity for retailers and consumers. The new terms and definitions are as follows: DSLR (short for Digital Single-Lens Reflex cameras): a subset of ILC cameras that includes a mirror mechanism; Mirrorless (short for Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens cameras): a subset of ILC cameras that does not include a mirror mechanism; ILC (short for Interchangeable Lens Cameras): includes both DSLR and Mirrorless cameras which, by definition, have Interchangeable Lenses. CEA’s Digital Imaging Board identified the need for a new set of terminology that better represents the industry innovations of today, and immediately launched a working group to explore various imaging terms and recommend updated terminology. The Digital Imaging Board approved the updated terms and definitions, and implementation is now underway.
Chris Eschbach Joins Consumer Electronics Association's New Health and Fitness Technology Subcommittee
Apr 14 15
Valencell announced that Chris Eschbach, Ph.D., its Director of Exercise Science and Clinical Trials, has joined the Consumer Electronics Association's (CEA) new Health and Fitness Technology Subcommittee. The committee will develop standards and recommended practices for consumer health and fitness technology. Eschbach also serves on the board of the CEA's Health and Fitness Technology Division, developed to provide CEA members with educational, public engagement and networking opportunities. The Division also conducts market research and educates consumers about health and fitness technology products, apps and services.
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