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Royalty fees account for 18-19% of Blu-ray Disc player production cost, say Taiwan makers
Erica Yen, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES
While production costs for a Blu-ray Disc (BD) player have been reduced to US$75-80 currently due to decreased costs of pick-up heads and chipsets, royalty fees for BD patents may amount to as much as US$14.0, or 17.5-18.7% of the production cost, according...
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