Consumer Technology Association's Active Committees, Subcommittees and Working Groups

From closed captioning and sending uncompressed high-speed DTV signals, to improving the accuracy of sleep tracking and heart rate monitoring, our library of 135 standards has provided the technology industry transparency and insight since 1924.

With over 1,100 active participants, CTA’s standards program creates the blueprints behind many of our favorite tech products. As part of a CTA standards committee, you’ll have the greatest opportunity to influence the standards setting process and become an early player in market-shaping decision

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Last updated: November 21, 2019


R3 AUDIO SYSTEMS COMMITTEE

CTA's Audio Systems Committee produces standards for consumer audio equipment and other devices that provide audio as part of the device functionality. All are encouraged to join the Audio Systems Committee and get involved in its activities. The Audio Systems Committee is particularly interested in adding new members (called "users") who acquire audio products from those who create them, and in adding new members who neither produce nor use audio products, such as regulators, associations, and others (called members with a "general interest").  

R3 WG1 Sound Measurement

R3 Working Group 1 develops standards and documents that address loudspeaker measurement.

R3 WG2 Mobile Amplifier Power

R3 Working Group 2 develops standards, bulletins and other documents regarding amplifier power for portable, handheld and in-vehicle electronics.

R3 WG3 A/V Products Energy Efficiency

R3 Working Group 3 develops energy measurement standards for A/V products related to audio.


R4 VIDEO SYSTEMS COMMITTEE

CTA's Video Systems Committee produces standards for television video technologies. All are encouraged to join the Video Systems Committee and get involved in its activities. The Video Systems Committee is particularly interested in adding new members (called "users") who acquire video products from those who create them.

R4 WG3 Television Data Systems

R4 Working Group 3 develops standards, bulletins and test materials related to ATSC closed captioning.

R4 WG7 DTV Interfaces

R4 WG7 DTV develops and maintains interface, interoperability, measurement and functionality standards, bulletins and other documents related to uncompressed A/V digital interfaces.

R4 WG8 Audio Loudness

R4 Working Group 8 develops and maintains documents related to loudness matching, peak loudness and audio dynamic range from diverse content as rendered on consumer devices.