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CTA: It’s Looking Like Another Hi-Tech Black Friday

November 10th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 3LCD front projectors, 3LCD projectors, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Connected TVs, Digital Camera/Camcorder, Digital Cameras, Full HD 1080p, Headphones, intelligent assistant, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, UHDTV

CTA’s Steve Koenig delivers holiday cheer at CES 2018 Unveiled For 2017, Black Friday has become a moniker more for the price-slashing mania during all of November than for the traditional Friday after Thanksgiving selling bonanza. According to Consumer Technology Association (CTA) market research presented at the annual CES 2018 Unveiled media event in the […]

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CTA Forecast: 4K Ultra HDTVs To Grow 59% In 2017

July 21st, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

  The Consumer Technology Association released mid-year forecasts this week showing that newer technologies like high dynamic range (HDR) are helping to boost sales of some 4K Ultra HD TV segments, but overall, the television business is seeing shipment declines this year. High dynamic range offers pictures with a wider range of contrast from darker […]

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CTA Objects To Possible ATSC 3.0 TV Tuner Mandate

February 6th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, HDR, laser projectors, News, UHDTV

  The Consumer Technology Association Friday called out what it called “troubling language about a TV tuner mandate” included in new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on voluntary adoption of the next generation ATSC 3.0 television broadcast system. Gary Shapiro, CTA president and CEO, (pictured at top) commended […]

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FCC Chairman Leaves New Cable Box Rules In Doubt

December 16th, 2016 · No Comments · Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, News, Satellite TV, Satellite UHD 4K TV, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players

  Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler’s announced resignation from the commission Thursday likely ends his attempts at new cable-box rulemaking that would have opened cable services to third party equipment manufacturers and threatened current equipment leasing models by cable multi-system operators. Wheeler, who said he will leave the commission effective Jan. 20th, led the […]

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TVs Top Black Friday Lists — Now Cyber Monday’s Here

November 27th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, Headphones, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  This year’s Black Friday week has thus far generated significant sales increases for the consumer technology product sector, with televisions topping all other categories in unit volume, according to the Consumer Technology Association. Now it’s Cyber Monday and plenty of bargains remain. Shawn DuBravac, CTA chief economist, said Sunday that sales over the Wednesday […]

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CTA: Holidays To Spark 4.5M 4K Ultra HDTV Shipments

November 11th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Connected TVs, HDR, Home Automation, News, OLED, Streaming Services, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Virtual Reality

                                                  CTA Chief Economist Shawn DuBravac It should be another good holiday season for television purchasing and gift giving, although the category that once spurred on Black Friday shopping mania with fistfights over door-buster specials, will be somewhat more subdued as more and more holiday shopping dollars gravitate to on-line purchases, and mobile technology products. […]

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CTA Defines Wide Color Gamut Displays

April 27th, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, Connected TVs, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, UHDTV

  The Video Division Board of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) recently updated the official industry terminology for 4K Ultra TVs by including definitions for displays that support a wide color gamut (WCG). Prior, the CTA board had established related terms for 4K Ultra HD supporting High Dynamic Range (HDR). Most of the terms fall […]

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Petition Seeks FCC Approval Of ‘Next-Gen TV’ System

April 15th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, HDR, News, OLED, OLED, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

The country’s move to a next-generation broadcast TV platform is starting to pick up momentum. The platform, which is called ATSC 3.0 or “Next-Generation TV,” could soon bring to TV markets around the country the possibility of 4K Ultra HDTV pictures with high dynamic range (HDR) and a wide color gamut, new surround sound formats, […]

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