Interoperability Guidelines For Home Networked Devices Unveiled

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) released its Home Networked Device Interoperability Guidelines Version 1.0, which explains how to move content across consumer electronics, PCs and mobile devices over wired and wireless networks. The guidelines specify a set of required formats for image, audio and A/V media clas
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Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) released its Home Networked Device Interoperability Guidelines Version 1.0, which explains how to move content across consumer electronics, PCs and mobile devices over wired and wireless networks. The guidelines specify a set of required formats for image, audio and A/V media classes. Subsequent updates will extend options to other media formats.

Scott Smyers, chairman of the DLNA board of directors, sees the as a move that reflects the ideas of its members.

"The Interoperability Guidelines represent a global consensus among member companies to make this vision a reality, " he said.

DLNA was formerly known as the Digital Home Working Group (DHWG). Members include Fujitsu, HP, Intel, IBM and others.