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PROJECT IDEA: UPnP AV MediaServer extension for NSL-U2

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Network Storage Devices' started by SimonMackay, Sep 30, 2004.

  1. SimonMackay

    SimonMackay Network Guru Member

    Hi all, especially those of you who are hacking the NSL-U2!

    A good project idea would be to build a UPnP AV MediaServer program to run within the NSL-U2 Network Storage Link. This would then expose a nominated directory of media files to any UPnP AV MediaRenderer clients like the Linksys WMLS-11B Network Music System, the Netgear MP101 network audio tuner, the D-Link MediaLounge DSM-320 network media adaptor or some Philips Streamium network media adaptors.

    It would avoid the need to run a PC with media-server software all the time to provide network media access at these devices; especially that a lot of software, most of which is at 1.0 stage, that comes with most of the devices is rickety at best and some of it has been known to take over the CPU or crash the host computer.

    With regards,

    Simon Mackay
  2. Disman_ca

    Disman_ca Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    I'm sure this post is stale but here is some info anyway. http://www.twonkyvision.de/ I haven't used it yet but I have seen serval posts indicating it work well. From what I understand, any uPNP type media player will work. Supported devices confirmed so far:

    D-Link DSM 320
    GoVideo D2730 Networked DVD Player
    LinkSys WMLS11B
    Netgear MP101
    Philips Streamium MCW770
    Philips Streamium MX6000
    Philips Streamium SL300i
    Philips Streamium SL400i
    Roku Soundbridge
    SMC SMCWMR-AG - EZ-Stream Universal Wireless Multimedia Receiver
    SMC SMCWAA-B - EZ-Stream Wireless Audio Adapter
    Sony PCNAMR10 RoomLink Network Media Receiver
    Sony STR-LV700R
    Terratec Noxon Audio
  3. wmls11b

    wmls11b Network Guru Member

    Twonkyvision and the wmls11b

    Just wanted to post that there's a new yahoo group for wmls11b users. Feel free to join in.
    There are a couple recent posts there that deal with Twonkyvison, both version 2.4 and 2.5.

    Go to groups.yahoo.com and put in the search term: wmls11b

    Hope to see you there!

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