Windows Media Connect


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Windows Media Connect

Media server software from Microsoft that enables Windows Media Player to share multimedia content over the network. Using the UPnP protocol to discover the media files on the network, Windows Media Connect lets users send files and playlists to digital media hubs (digital media receivers) and Xboxes in the network. See DAAP and media server.
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The product is Windows Media Connect (WMC) and DLNA compliant, which means it works natively with Windows Vista and Windows XP SP2 OS, with no additional media server software necessary.
The Digital Entertainer HD supports access to created, downloaded and purchased content on standard Windows(R) XP and Vista PCs through Windows Media Connect.
The projectors include new features built into the Windows platform, such as Windows Network Drive Function, which displays images from a Windows Shared folder using the Viewer Function, and Windows Media Connect Functionality, which utilizes the Viewer Function to view Windows Media Connect Server over the network.
Compatibility with DLNA certified servers, including CyberLink Media Server, Windows Media Connect, and Windows Media Player 11
Pioneer's Home Media Gallery products are compliant with a wide range of networking protocols and standards, including DLNA, Windows Vista, Windows Media Connect and Microsoft playsforsure[TM] DRM.
Home Media Gallery is compliant with Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA), Windows Vista or Windows Media Connect as well as Microsoft playsforsure[TM] DRM technology.
As a result of being Windows Media Connect (WMC) and DLNA compliant, it works natively and seamlessly with Windows Vista and Windows XP SP2 OS, thus requiring no additional media server software to be installed.
SigmaTel is demonstrating Wireless Digital Photo Frame technology supporting Microsoft's Windows Media Connect at CES.
In addition to the Media Center functionality, Media Center Extender devices can play content stored on Windows XP-based PCs over a home network using Windows Media Connect Technology.
Consumer electronics and home theater equipment supplier ED Digital has unveiled its flagship line of Digitrex(R) HD Network LCD TVs, the world's first high-definition (HD) network LCD TVs featuring Microsoft (Nasdaq:MSFT) Windows Media Connect capabilities.
The processor/firmware combination handles TCP/IP, Ethernet and USB networking protocols; MP3, WMA, WMA-DRM and other audio format decompression; and DTCP/IP, Windows Media Connect and many other popular digital rights management (DRM) encryption/decryption processing and authentication schemes.
The processor/firmware combination handles TCP/IP and USB networking protocols; MP3, WMA, WMA-DRM and other audio format decompression; DTCP/IP, Windows Media Connect and many other popular digital rights management (DRM) encryption/decryption processing and authentication; and UPnP, IR and LCD control functions.

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