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CEA Publishes Accessibility Resource Guide for Tech Industry

October 2014 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), a technology trade association for the consumer electronics industry, announced the publication of its Accessibility Resource Center, a resource guide that helps CEA members meet the requirements of the Twenty-first Century  Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA). The resource guide is a collection of CEA guides, comments, and other actions that have been consolidated into a single quick-reference resource.

2013 International CES

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) will host the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) from January 8 – 11, 2013 in Las Vegas, NV.  Conference sessions include business insights, home entertainment, lifestyle technology, wireless communications, emerging technology, disruptive technologies, and in-vehicle technology.

Start Date: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 8:00am

Waivers of Accessibility Rules Granted by FCC

October 15, 2012—In October, petitions filed by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) and the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) were addressed by the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission [CG Docket No. 10-213].

CEA Committee Seeks New Members

06.13.2012 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) Portable Handheld and In-Vehicle Electronics Committee is seeking individuals interested in standards development to join the committee.  The committee “develops standards, bulletins and other technical publications that address portable and handheld consumer electronics products, and consumer electronics products used in private and commercial vehicles, boats and aircraft.”  Those interested in joining the committee can visit the CEA website for more information. [Source: CEA SmartBrief]

CEA Subcommittee to Address Internet Delivered Closed Captions

06.13.2012 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) Television Data Systems Subcommittee has formed a new working group to examine the effects of Internet-delivered closed captioning in relation to recent FCC regulations.  In January of 2012, the FCC issued a Report and Order (R&O) implementing rules governing closed captioning for previously televised video programming delivered using Internet protocol (IP).

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