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
The Logitech Harmony remotes I would categorize somewhere between the original multi-function remote (the ones that came with your VCR player and could also control your TV) and the high-end programmed remotes that are used by professional installers. These remotes definately pass the NGUT (Non-Geek Usage Test) – they are a breeze to use. Logitech recognized the