Audio and Video
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Audio and Video

From 8K UHD TVs to immersive sound systems, video and audio innovations create the ultimate home entertainment experience for consumers.
Content in the COVID-19 Era: Current Realities and Future Opportunities
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Content in the COVID-19 Era: Current Realities and Future Opportunities

Understand how COVID-19 has impacted the consumer entertainment and video gaming content landscape. 


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CTA Industry Sector Forecast: Video 2019-2024 (January 2021)
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Recent Standards

NTSC/ATSC Loudness Matching (CTA-CEB11-D)

This bulletin addresses the source levels, gain structure and output levels of any consumer digital television broadcast receiver, set top box, integrated AV receiver or similar device that is capable of receiving any or all of the above services.

Test Methods for Determining A/V Products Energy Efficiency (ANSI/CTA-2084)

This standard defines procedures for determining audio/video (A/V) product energy performance.

Web Application Video Ecosystem – Web Media API Snapshot 2020 (CTA-5000-C)

CTA-5000-C lists key web browser components used for streaming media that were supported by all four of the major web browsers at the time of CTA-5000-C’s publication.

Web Application Video Ecosystem - Content Specification (CTA-5001-C)

CTA-5001-C enables content producers to produce a single version of a program that can be viewed on different hardware/software combinations, and it assists content distributors in preparing streams that will be compatible with the consumer devices they want to target.

Best Supporting Cinema: Your Home Theater
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Best Supporting Cinema: Your Home Theater

When the coronavirus pandemic shuttered movie theaters in 2020, many movies set to release throughout the year made the jump straight to view-on-demand — including films nominated for the 93rd Academy Awards.

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The Audio Division of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® aims to preserve the value of audio with promotions, research, technology and standards, and education that support emerging technologies.