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CEA and CEDIA Launch New Committee on Residential Systems

Committee To Begin Meeting in Early December

ARLINGTON, Va. (November 7, 2008) – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® and the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) are launching a new committee, R10 Residential Systems. The new committee will establish bulletins and standards for design and installation of residential systems. The new joint effort was approved by the Technology and Standards Council on October 21.

The R10 Residential Committee’s first project will be revising ANSI/CEA-2030 Multi-room Audio Cabling Standard, which provides a detailed blueprint for adding distributed audio to homes as well as ample graphics and charts with suggested set-ups. The group will also work on CEA/CEDIA Home Theater Recommended Practice: Audio Design. The first R10 call will be held in early December.

“This new committee will allow our members to be involved in the creation of bulletins and standards for design and installation of residential systems,? said Brian Markwalter, CEA vice president of technology and standards. “CEA’s Technology and Standards program has a proven track record of developing standards that provide the industry the tools to develop better products or services.?

“The development of the R10 Residential Committee provides CEDIA with an excellent opportunity to collaborate with CEA to develop a body of knowledge that truly encompasses the electronic systems integration industry.? said Dave Pedigo, CEDIA sr. director of technology. “The combination of CEA’s years of experience in writing standards and bulletins and the knowledge of CEDIA’s Technology Council grants the committee a strong foundation for both CEDIA and CEA members to benefit.?

The R10 Residential Committee will be co-chaired by Walt Zerbe, product manager, audio/video, Russound and Mario Leone, senior partner, Electronic Solutions Company. Participation in CEA Standards activities is open to companies and organizations with direct and material interest. CEA membership is not required to participate. To join a committee, please complete the form found at www.CE.org/Standards/1447.asp. For more information about the R10 Residential Committee, please contact Catrina Akers at cakers@ce.org.

CEA leads technology manufacturers in fostering CE industry growth by developing industry standards and technical specifications that enable new products to come to market and encourage interoperability with existing devices. CEA maintains an unmatched reputation as a credible and flexible standards making body and has earned ANSI accreditation. Through more than 70 committees, subcommittees, and working groups, the CEA Technology and Standards program provides a unique and efficient forum where technical professionals throughout the industry develop a unified technology roadmap and address technical issues critical to CE industry growth. Are you part of the process? For information about CEA Technology and Standards, visit www.CE.org/standards.

About CEA
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $173 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,200 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES – Where Entertainment, Technology and Business Converge. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. Find CEA online at www.CE.org.

About CEDIA
CEDIA is an international trade association of companies that specialize in designing and installing electronic systems for the home. The association was founded in September 1989 and has more than 3,500 member companies worldwide. CEDIA Members are established and insured businesses with bona fide qualifications and experience in this specialized field. For more information on CEDIA, visit the association’s website at www.cedia.org.

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