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What is required to view photos, video, or listen to music on a DLNA® enabled Device?

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The following is required to view photos, video, or listen to music on a DLNA enabled Device:

  • An active Network: The device must be connected using either a wired or wireless connection to your home high-speed Internet connection or to a Local Area Network (LAN).
  • A DLNA Certified Digital Media Server: These devices store content and make it available to networked digital media players Personal Computers, and network attached storage (NAS) devices.
  • A DLNA Certified Digital Media Player or Client: These devices are able to find photos and videos from other DLNA Certified devices and play them on your TV, stereo system, home theater systems, Blu-ray Disc™ (BD) player, wireless monitors and game consoles.

NOTE: A Digital Media Controller can also be used as an optional device that finds content on digital media servers and plays it on digital media players. Some examples of these items are: Internet tablets, Wi-Fi® enabled digital cameras and personal digital assistants (PDA). More information regarding DLNA and all its requirements can be found at