AND NOW A WORD FROM OUR SPONSOR…Consumer Technology Association

The Consumer Technology Association™ (CTA™) is one of the ATSC’s five founding organizations in 1983 (along with the NAB, NCTA, SMPTE and IEEE). ATSC 2019 sponsor CTA is the trade association that represents the $377 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, which supports more than 15 million U.S. jobs. More than 2,200 companies – 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world’s best known brands – enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CTA also owns and produces CES® – the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies.  CTA oversees a dynamic group of committees that publish specifications on audio, video, AR/VR, intelligent mobility, and health and fitness. The CTA Technology & Standards program – with more than 70 committees, subcommittees and working groups with about 1,100 participants – maintains an unmatched reputation as a credible and flexible ANSI-accredited standards body. Join CTA’s efforts to address the critical trends of technological innovation, marketplace globalization and regulatory reform. Learn more about CTA standards at