A national United States trade organization that is a partnership of electronic and high-technology associations and companies. Founded in 1924 as the Radio Manufacturers Association, the EIA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and provides a forum for standards development in the areas of electronic components, consumer electronics, electronic information, telecommunications, and Internet security. See Appendix A for contact information. See also ANSI and TIA.
(Electronic Industries Alliance, Arlington, VA, www.ecaus.org/eia/site) A membership organization founded in 1924 as the Radio Manufacturing Association. It sets standards for consumer products and electronic components. In 1988, it spun off its Information & Telecommunications Technology Group into a separate organization known as the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). See JEDEC, TIA and consumer electronics.
(biology) Initialism of Enzyme Immunoassay.
(computing) Initialism of Electronics Industries Alliance.
(US) Initialism of Energy Information Administration. It is a division of the Department of Energy.