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Essential Guide to Home Networking Technologies, The by GERARD O'DRISCOLL

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A DIGITAL HARMONY ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM

A typical home entertainment system comprised of Digital Harmony-certified A/V devices is shown in Figure 12.2.

Figure 12.2. A typical Digital Harmony home entertainment system

Digital Harmony systems have the following characteristics useful to consumers:

  • Digital Harmony system firmware complies with relevant nonproprietary (i.e., open) international standards.

  • Digital Harmony systems are easy to connect and set up. Each device is connected to another device using a certified IEEE 1394 cable. The connectors are "keyed" so that the cable cannot be connected improperly. There is only one connector type—no more ...

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