I am continuing to experiment with DLNA controllers, now I’m looking at the video playback options and comparing them with proprietary ecosystems. Apple has perhaps done the best job in this area with their Airplay technology, making it easy enough for the non-Geek to setup and use (that is, of course, Apple’s signature and strength).
I’m experimenting with DLNA controllers and my question really is about “proprietary vs. standards” – are there DLNA products able to accomplish what the proprietary ecosystems offers? So let’s look at the Sonos home audio system as a case for or against DLNA… Now, my Sonos is getting a bit aged – the controller looks like
Video streaming from the Internet – one step closer to watching whatever you want, whenever you want! So is this ready for everyone? If you have high-speed Internet in your house – absolutely! It passes the NGUT* (Non-Geek Usage Test) – really, almost anyone can use it. The two major competing DVD rental companies, Netflix