DLNA to Exhibit at CEATEC Japan 2009

Alliance Highlights Member Home Networking Products, Features Digital Living Possibilities

Tokyo, October 6, 2009--

Who: Digital Living Network Alliance (www.dlna.org)

When: CEATEC JAPAN October 6 - October 10, 2009

Where: Makuhari Messe, Japan DLNA BOOTH: Digital Network/Stage/Home&Personal Zone/Hall3/3A60

What: The Digital Living Network Alliance ™ (DLNA) is showcasing the power of digital home networking at CEATEC Japan. DLNA members will exhibit their latest products and participate in a demonstration illustrating the possibilities created by true digital living. These demonstrations will highlight the multi-vendor interoperability enabled by DLNA.

With thousands of certified products, DLNA is moving ever closer to realizing its vision of empowering an interoperable network of CE, PC and mobile devices for use in and beyond the home. Specific DLNA activities at CEATEC include:

Keynote Speech – Oct. 9, 3:30-4:30 p.m. DLNA representatives will provide an incisive look at the organization’s continued expansion into the mobile space. Featured speakers include:

  • Mr. Minobu Abe, Team Leader, Platform Development Center, Panasonic Corporation
  • Mr. Hirotaka Mori, Executive Product Manager, Consumer Windows Business Group Consumer & Online Marketing, Microsoft Corporation

DLNA Exhibition – Oct. 6 - 10, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Booth location: 3A60 at Home & Personal Zone of Digital Network Stage See demonstrations from the following DLNA members first-hand:

  • Allegro Software Allegro will demonstrate products for each of the main DLNA device classes that use the Allegrom DLNA Technology Components. The exhibit will show the RDMS202, a universal DMS capable of streaming all DLNA approved media formats; the RDMC101, a reference Digital Media Control Point (DMC); and a certified Digital Media Adapter device with DMP/DMR capabilities that plays audio and image streams.
  • AlphaSystems AlphaSystems will exhibit Digital Media Server "ADMS1503" and Mobile Digital Media Player "Media Link Player". ADMS1503 supports DTCP-IP Link Protection Protocol which achieves secured digital content streaming and move/copy functions. Media Link Player is an application which runs on iPhone 3GS/iPod touch and it's available at Apple AppStore for free. We demonstrate interoperability between ADMS1503 and Media Link Player or other DLNA products by using digital content files.
  • Cloakware Cloakware will present its software base security hardening tool, “Cloakware Security Suite,” and hardened DRM solution, “Cloakware Robustness Solution,” at DLNA booth in CEATEC 2009. Special focus to DTCP-IP DRM robustness, which is adoptable for DLNA base CE device manufactures. Cloakware DRM solution is also available for Marlin, WMDRM/PlayReady, such industry standard DRMs.
  • DigiOn, Inc. DigiOn will be exhibiting DTCP-IP enabled DiXiM products (DMS, DMP, DMR, and DMC). In addition to our in-house products, we will also perform interoperability demonstrations with other companies’ DTCP-IP enabled products. For reference, a DTCP-IP enabled DMS that works as a Windows 7 Media Center add-in and “DiXiM Digital TV plus,” a Windows application operable as a DTCP-IP enabled DMR, will be exhibited as well.
  • Hitachi Hitachi will demonstrate player and server function of HDTV with a built-in HDD recorder, 03 series and UT800 series. The player function supports playback of Music, Photos, Videos which include recorded digital TV (ISDB-T) programs. The server function supports network transmission of recorded digital TV programs.
  • Panasonic Panasonic will demonstrate content playback over network from Blu-ray Disc Recorder (DMS) to HD TV and Portable Blu-ray Disc Player (DMP). Blu-ray Disc recorder/player and HD TV have DTCP-IP capability for protecting the content over network. These products enable enjoyment recorded broadcast content from different rooms within the home.
  • Rovi Rovi Corporation is focused on revolutionizing the digital entertainment landscape. We will be demonstrating our Connected Platform for consumer electronics, which enables them to share and play back media from other devices, PCs and the Internet. Our interoperability demo will include a DMC controlling a DMS compatible with DTCP-IP and DMR.

About DLNA

Members of Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) share a vision of an interoperable network of personal computers (PC), consumer electronics (CE) and mobile devices in and beyond the home, enabling a seamless environment for sharing and growing new digital media and content services. Founded in 2003, the group established and maintains a platform of interoperability based on open and established industry standards that, when used by manufacturers will support the sharing of media through wired or wireless networks. More than 200 multi-industry companies from around the world have joined DLNA, committing the time and resources necessary to achieve their vision. Additional information about the alliance, its participating companies and membership information is available at www.dlna.org .