What is DLNA?
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In our world, modernized technology becomesmore and more intelligent and developed. Conventional players and TVs not only support different formats, but also have new functions that allow you to connect over a local network.
Most recently downloaded content from the network you needwas to save on certain optical media or use the extended catalog and connect the TV to the output on the computer. All these methods were relevant until the world learned what dlna is.
The word "dlna" is a common abbreviation thatfrom the English language stands for the Digital Living Network Alliance (an alliance of home digital networks). This project solved all the problems that caused some inconvenience in using and downloading content. Thanks to this set of standards, it became possible to both transmit and receive music, images and video over a home network between compatible devices. In addition, this content can be displayed in real time.
In other words, dlna is such a technology,which allows connecting to home computers, phones and smartphones, laptops and tablets, as well as other electronic equipment into one single digital network.
For example, if you want to see somea movie downloaded from the Internet and not write it to disk, then you can use the technology dlna. In addition, this development allows you to even print photos without using a computer. But you can do this only if the devices are compatible with this standard.
To be able to use dlnaIt is necessary that devices in the house support this specificity. The medium of transmission of various content may be a local network, referred to as an IP network. To connect devices that are combined with dlna to an IP network, you can use both wireless WI-FI and wired Ethernet.
This technology is specifically designed forusers who do not have any special technical knowledge. To combine a variety of devices into a single network for sharing media content, you can use the automatic mode.
For connecting Smart TV, see How to connect Smart TV.