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What Your Future Super Bowl Party Will Look Like
Huffington Post
Shawn DuBravac, chief economist for the Consumer Technology Association, predicts sales of VR and AR headsets will grow from approximately 200,000 in 2015 to more than 1.2 million in 2016 -- a 500 percent increase. Another issue with VR is there are ...

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Miami Herald

Sound Advice pumps up the volume again
Miami Herald
Shawn Dubravac, chief economist and director of research for the Consumer Electronics Association, says the return of Sound Advice is a reflection of the ballooning U.S. consumer technology industry, projected to reach $224.3 billion (wholesale) in ...


Post-Bulletin

Gail MarksJarvis: Retailers would really, really like you to go shopping
Post-Bulletin
During the crucial holiday shopping season and the last quarter of 2015, "the consumer took a hiatus" from spending, said Shawn DuBravac, chief economist for the Consumer Technology Association. That has raised questions about whether something in ...


WIRED

Imagining Football's Future Through the Super Bowl of 2066
WIRED
Not every “ticket-holder” required a seat. This innovation was predicted by Shawn DuBravac, chief economist for the Consumer Technology Association, when he said 50 years ago, “In sporting events in the future, we'll be able to upgrade and downgrade ...
Think Super Bowl 50 will be huge? Imagining the 100th editionSports Illustrated

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Washington Post

What you need to watch in Apple's earnings report
Washington Post
"The classic innovator's dilemma is playing out in front of us," said Shawn Dubravac, an economist with the Consumer Technology Association. "Manufacturers who were garnering attention at the lower end continue to move up." These devices can't match ...

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CES 2016 and the Evolution of Conferences as Global Media Platforms
Skift
“We're talking increasingly about what's technologically meaningful versus technologically possible,” said Shawn DuBravac, Ph.D., chief economist and senior director of research for the Consumer Technology Association, which operates CES. Driving this ...

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Lyon-Entreprises.com (Blog)

Shawn DuBravac, chef économiste du CES de Las Vegas, attendu au SidO
Lyon-Entreprises.com (Blog)
Shawn DuBravac, chef économiste et directeur de Recherche du Consumer Technology Association, l'organisateur du CES de Las Vegas qui vient de se terminer, évoquera à l'occasion de la 2ème édition du SIdO, le mercredi 6 avril, le marché des objets ...


OregonLive.com

As PC business fades, Intel bets on the Internet of Things
OregonLive.com
Shawn DuBravac, chief economist of the Consumer Technology Association (the producer of the annual Consumer Electronics Show), said it's only a matter of time before retailers adopt the technology more widely. Eventually, the technology will save ...

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NBCNews.com

Smart TVs an 'Inevitable' Path for Hackers to Attack Home PCs: Experts
NBCNews.com
"Manufacturers today are clearly stepping up the game and they're doing more than ever before to lock down the technology," Shawn DuBravac, CTA's chief economist, told NBC News. "We're working with them quite closely on best practices and other things ...

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Chicago Daily Herald

Consumer Electronics Show 2016: Are we in an innovation lull?
Chicago Daily Herald
"The dialogue is changing from what's technologically possible to what's technologically meaningful," said economist Shawn DuBravac Monday. DuBravac works for CTA -- which puts on the show each year -- and said that this shift to a search for solutions ...
The year virtual reality 'goes live'The Straits Times

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