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DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) certifies that media devices use a standard set of rules to make sure that they all work together. Media servers and players have to follow these rules to use the DLNA stamp. DLNA breaks down the rules into layers. What types of connectivity and media formats are supported?
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