[mythtv] PS3 and DNLA

Trey Boudreau trey at treysoft.com
Thu May 24 15:08:28 UTC 2007

On Thu, May 24, 2007 at 01:45:26PM +0100, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> Hi,
> See this article which tells us of a PS3 firmware update today:
> http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2007/05/24/sony_to_update_ps3_today/
> Quote:
> "The PS3 itself can now grab content from locally networked
> DLNA-compatible devices and play it back on a TV screen. DLNA devices
> are certified by the Digital Living Network Alliance, an industry body
> that promotes connectivity between devices in the home."
> Now I've not had a chance to look into DLNA at all, but I figured this
> was a relevant topic for this list and a quick subject search on my
> mailing list folder didn't turn up any results!
As promising as it sounds, the DLNA wants $US8000.00 to join and that
much again each year.  They "only" charge $US500.00 for the technical
docs, but it looks like you have to sign an NDA to get them and that you
can't create anything that meets the spec without joining.

-- Trey

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