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?
Video files can be of many different codecs and containers. Learn what codecs and containers are; how much bandwidth your home network has to have to support video streaming between a DLNA media server and the media player.
This post shows you how to stream media from D-Link DNS-320. The D-Link DNS-320 is a very affordable Network Attached Storage device that is a UPnP AV media server as well. The ShareCenter 2-bay network storage enclosure can house 2 disk drives of up to 4TB each. The enclosure has 2 SATA interfaces for hard […]
Want to learn about setting up a home media server? Are there standardized solutions for the consumer market? Is my home network ready for media? Why is DLNA certification important? What parts make up a multimedia solution? How do I connect my media player to my sound system and TV?