A CDE Definition
(Mobile-Digital Media Controller) A DLNA-certified portable device such as a smartphone that locates content on a digital media server (DMS) and streams it to a digital media renderer (DMR) such as wireless speakers. See DLNA.
(Digital Living Network Alliance) Founded in 2003 as the Digital Home Working Group, the DLNA (www.dlna.org) sets guidelines for using the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) protocol to transfer and stream media between computers, mobile devices and home theater equipment. The DLNA also provides product certification for vendors. Content stored on a local network (IP, Ethernet and Wi-Fi) can be discovered and streamed to connected players. See Internet Protocol, Ethernet, Wi-Fi and UPnP.
Type (M=mobile) Examples
DMS server PC, NAS, media server,
M-DMS smartphone, iPod
DMP player TV, home theater
M-DMP smartphone, tablet
DMC controller PC, media server
DMR renderer TV, wireless speakers
M-DMU uploader smartphone, camera
M-DMD downloader iPod
DMPr printer networked printer
DLNA Alphabet Soup
Before/After Your Search Term
Terms By Topic
Click any of the following categories for a list of fundamental terms.