DLNA Demonstrates Connected Digital Lifestyle at CEATEC 2011

Support of Alliance Member Companies Including Onkyo and Pioneer Allow DLNA to Highlight the Power of the Connected Home

TOKYO, October 3, 2011 – The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) and DLNA Certified® products from member companies including Onkyo and Pioneer will be front and center at the Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies (CEATEC) Japan 2011 . With more than 12,000 DLNA Certified® products , DLNA is empowering an interoperable network of personal computers, mobile devices, televisions, tablet computers, digital cameras, Blu-ray players, network attached storage devices, printers and more. DLNA will showcase the connected digital home experience in Hall 1-3, booth #1A04 in the CEATEC Home & Personal Zone.

“Since the inaugural CEATEC event in 2000, the conference has educated the world about the latest, cutting-edge consumer electronics products and trends,” said Donna Moore, executive director and officer, DLNA. “DLNA continues to be at the forefront in advancing the fully connected digital lifestyle with DLNA Certified® products that address the changing needs of consumers. We look forward to providing CEATEC attendees with a live demonstration illustrating the possibilities created by DLNA to allow consumers to connect and enjoy content throughout their digital home.”

“DLNA is the major standard for networked products in the consumer electronics industry and opens up new and innovative ways of delivering quality and convenient entertainment. As a member of the Alliance, we feel we are helping to shape the future of the connected home in cooperation with others in the industry,” said Ken Araki, director product planning and marketing, Onkyo. “Onkyo recently released a new range of network-capable, audio-visual devices. We hope to continue to develop and refine these kinds of products in partnership with DLNA which simplifies and streamlines Onkyo’s new product development, allowing us to pass on the benefits to our customers.” “We are very happy to join DLNA at CEATEC 2011,” said Hiroshi Kawaguchi, general manager, Pioneer. “The latest DLNA Certified® audio-visual products from Pioneer will be presented at the event and visitors can see their sophisticated functions and superior qualities on display.”

DLNA Certified® products allow consumers to easily share content between networked devices, regardless of manufacturer. Consumers can look for the DLNA Certified® logo when choosing products from leading retailers or online stores to meet their digital lifestyle needs. For more information about DLNA, please visit the DLNA website www.DLNA.org , or find the Alliance on Facebook at www.facebook.com/dlnacertified or on Twitter at @DLNA .


Press and/or analysts are invited to meet with DLNA to discuss the Alliance’s vision for the fully connected home. Contact John Kreuzer, senior account executive at McGrath/Power Public Relations and Communications, at johnkreuzer@mcgrathpower.com to schedule an interview and demonstration at the DLNA booth.

About DLNA

Members of Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) share a vision of an interoperable network of personal computers (PC), consumer electronics (CE), mobile devices and service providers 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. DLNA's Promoter Members include: ACCESS, AT&T, AwoX, Broadcom, CableLabs, Cisco, Comcast, DIRECTV, DTS, Dolby Laboratories, Ericsson, HP, Huawei, Intel, LG, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, Panasonic, PROMISE Technology, Qualcomm, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, Technicolor and Verizon. Additional information about the Alliance, its participating companies and membership benefits is available at www.dlna.org.