Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft Is Careful With New Chatbot Zo, Now Available For Testing
Android 7.1.1 Update Coming To Google Smartphones
Avalanche Network Dismantled in Cyber Operation
Fibit Remained Top Wearable Device Vendor in Q3
Amazon Go Eliminates Checkout Lines In Stores
Uber Creates AI Lab With Geometric Intelligence Acquisition
Google Launches New Personal Safety App
Micron Introduces The TLC-based 5100 Enterprise SSDs
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Respect...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, November 09, 2004
Respecting IP law frustrates makers of DVD players in China


Manufacturers of DVD players in China have been forced to stop exporting their products because exported DVD players require royalty payments, which may cost up to US$20.

Chinese manufacturers do not own any intellectual property (IP) for the core technologies involved in DVD players, so companies that export DVD players need to pay royalty fees to patent owners. Due to increasing competition in China, the price level of DVD players has dropped to a point where paying royalties on the products eliminates profits.

Shinco Electronic and Malata Group, two large makers of electronic appliances in China, stated that they have stopped exporting standalone DVD players and are instead exporting portable DVD players, which are more profitable, and LCD TVs. Another maker, Shanghai General Electronics (SVA) argued that makers of DVD players do not earn any money on their products but continue producing simply to hold their position in the market.

In Shenzhen, where about 70% of China's DVD player manufacturers are located, the number of OEM makers has decreased from a peak of over 140 to 30-40 currently.

The China Audio Industry Association (CAIA), on behalf of Chinese makers of DVD players, has been negotiating royalty rates with the respective patent holders over the past few years.

From igiTimes



Previous
Next
China?s DVD-player exports drop on US ITC?s Section 337 investigation        All News        Matrix's 3D memory chips target game devices
China?s DVD-player exports drop on US ITC?s Section 337 investigation     Optical Storage News      Pioneer And TDK Announces 2sec Cycle Time 16X Production Line

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
DVD Licensing Group Lowers Royoalty Fees For DVD Players and Recorders
DVD6C Licensing Group Revises Licensing Rates For DVD-ROMs
U.K. Physical Media Market To Keep Falling In Q3 2015
DVD Players, Digital Cameras Will Soon Have The Fate Of Your Old TV
Panasonic To Close DVD-player Factory In Slovakia
Optical Disc Sales Down
DVD And Blu-ray Discs Remain Popular in Britain
DVD CCA Ends Litigation with Kaleidescape
DVD Writer and Media Market Keeps Shrinking
DVD And Blu-ray Discs Remain Preferred Sources of Video Content
DVD FLLC To Run 2013 Market Inspection Tests
DVD6C Lowers Royalty Rates for DVD Read-only Discs

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .