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Company Overview of Consumer Electronics Association

Company Overview

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

United States

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 and Regulatory Affairs
Senior Vice President of Research and Standards
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Consumer Electronics Association Key Developments

Consumer Technology Association Appoints Tiffany Moore as Vice President of Congressional Affairs

Consumer Technology Association, formerly the Consumer Electronics Association announced Tiffany Moore has been named Vice President of congressional affairs. Most recently, Moore worked as a consultant for TwinLogic Strategies. In her new role, Moore will lead CTA’s lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill on key tech issues including patent litigation reform, strategic immigration reform and trade. Moore will also oversee CTA’s political action committee, CTAPAC.

Consumer Electronics Association Announce Software for Architectural Drawing Symbols for Use in Microsoft Visio, AutoCAD and More

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

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.

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