DLNA, UPnP and Media servers – Get the Most Out Of Your Devices

DLNA, UPnP and Media servers – Get the Most Out Of Your Devices

DLNA, UPnP and Media servers While many of you have heard of these new technologies we find it useful to explain them for everybody.  You may be surprised to find out that there are unused sources of multimedia entertainment in your home and you may also find new ways to interact with them. DLNA – “Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) is a non-profit collaborative trade organization established by Sony in June 2003, that is responsible for defining interoperability guidelines to enable sharing of digital media between consumer devices such as computers, printers, cameras, cell phones, and other multimedia devices.” “DLNA uses Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) for media management, discovery and control.[4] UPnP defines the types of device that DLNA supports (“server”, “renderer”, “controller”) and the mechanisms for accessing media over a network.” UPnP – “Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) is a set of networking protocols that permits networked devices,…

Nextwave THD-1690 Set top Box – our first STB choice

Nextwave THD-1690 Set top Box – our first STB choice

Nextwave THD-1690 Set top Box – our first STB choice With 18 years of installing TVs antennas we have really seen o lot of these devices. Let see why our recommendation for Set Top boxes goes to Nextwave Digital. THD-1690 Connectivity Outputs One of the main advantages of Nextwave THD-1690 that it covers all TV connections. Old analog TVs with only SD quality will have just SCART/RCA input connector and can be connected using a simple 3 cord RCA cable (one for video and 2 for audio signal). Some TVs will have a component input. This situation is also covered; YPbPr + Audio R and Audio L output will be used. This connection is for both SD and HD sets: SD -(CVBS, YPbPr [720x576i]) High Definition – YPbPr (RCA), HDMI (HDCP compliant) 1920x1080i, 1280x720p, 720x576p   For new TV models a HDMI connection is present so all situations are covered….

IPTV and Internet Television

IPTV and Internet Television

IPTV and Internet Television Here is an excellent subject where Picture Perfect specialists can help understand. Although this is fresh technology, is important to stay up to date with latest services as they may become commonly used in the near future.   Don’t you want to know how your brand new smartphone can broadcast TV shows, without a TV Antenna?     What is IPTV?   Internet Protocol television (IPTV) is a system through which television services are delivered using the Internet protocol suite over a packet-switched network such as the Internet, instead of being delivered through traditional terrestrial, satellite signal, and cable television formats. IPTV services may be classified into three main groups: live television, with or without interactivity related to the current TV show; time-shifted television: catch-up TV (replays a TV show that was broadcast hours or days ago), start-over TV (replays the current TV show from its beginning); Video on demand (VOD): browse a catalog of videos, not related to TV programming….

Hello Digital World!!!

Hello Digital World!!!

Welcome to Perfect Picture‘s blog! In this blog you’ll find a series of articles where you’ll find most of the answers you have about actual technologies, HDTV,Digital radio, Digital TV, TV Antennas, Home Theater, Set top boxes and PVR’s. Our experience in this area is stepping into the 18thyear of successful activity and that’s the most tangible evidence of our knowledge and professionalism. In these days where technology changes from day to day, now with mobile phones in our pockets having the processing power of computers from the past, when we watch television shows in the computer browser and listen to your favorite radio station on the internet, our blog wishes to bring some light about these gadgets, technologies and entertainment media services. All standard films (35 mm) will be replaced with digital technology, by 2015, according to a report by HIS Screen Digest Cinema Intelligence Services. “Guilty” for this…