AfterDawn: Glossary

Mobile Network Connectivity Function

A Mobile Network Connectivity Function (MNCF) device is a Home Infrastructure Device defined by the guidelines of the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) trade group.

These devices provide a bridge between mobile handheld device network connectivity and home network connectivity.

These devices should carry a DLNA-Certified logo on their packaging.

Other types of DLNA devices 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
Media Interoperability Unit (MIU)



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