Home Networking Technologies Delivering Media in the Digital Home

Date Added: Jun 2009
Format: PDF

The nature and design of the applications consumers' desire - not only for TV and VoIP, but gaming, music and data usage - are causing operators to consider the uncertainties that arise once their services cross the consumer doorstep. Self-contained data networks are increasingly common in new homes and they are readily deployable in others via off-the-shelf, consumer-friendly solutions. That availability has many consumers interested in new ways of using their media throughout their home such as listening to the music stored on their PC via their home audio system, viewing video and photos stored on their PC on any TV in their home, or watching video stored on their DVR system on a laptop in another room.