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Home Networking and Digital Living Networking Alliance

Digital homes which appear to be from a hollywood sci-fi movie will be a reality in the near future, thanks to guidelines like DLNA and standards like UpnP, HomePNA and ZeroConf. The DLNA alliance includes leading electronic companies of the world. They have come up with standards that allow consumer devices to inter-operate in a seamless environment. This revolution will empower the consumer to create, manage and enjoy digital content from a variety of digital content sources. This paper provides an insight into digital homes having networked interoperable systems and the technologies involved in home networking, with a specific focus on DLNA.