Technical Requirements of the Single Market

March 1989
Image Technology;Mar1989, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p104
Trade Publication
The birth of a single European audio visual market worthy of the name implies not only the removal of purely legal obstacles but also the application by the Twelve of common technical standards. In this respect European industry has a key role to play, but nothing systematic can be attempted without political decision-making in the framework of the European Community: an EC measure commits every Member State, whereas an initiative by manufacturers often gains the support only of the government of the country in which they are based.


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