AfterDawn: Glossary


DLNA-Certified devices are electronics devices that have been certified to conform with guidelines set by the Digital Living Network Alliance.

A DLNA-Certified device could be any number of consumer electronics products, such as a television, a PC, a laptop, a tablet computer, a camcorder, a digital camera, a mobile phone and so forth.

DLNA-Certified devices can connect to each other and interact in numerous ways, such as streaming video content from a PC, laptop or tablet to a DLNA television. DLNA devices are separated into different types, which include...

Home Network Devices
Digital Media Server (DMS)
Digital Media Player (DMP)
Digital Media Renderer (DMR)
Digital Media Controller (DMC)
Digital Media Printer (DMPr)

Mobile Handheld Devices
Mobile Digital Media Server (M-DMS)
Mobile Digital Media Player (M-DMP)
Mobile Digital Media Uploader (M-DMU)
Mobile Digital Media Downloader (M-DMD)
Mobile Digital Media Controller (M-DMC)

Home Infrastructure Devices
Mobile Network Connectivity Function (M-NCF)
Media Interoperability Unit (MIU)


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