DLNA, The Digital Living Network Alliance was established by Sony Corporation in June 2003. They defined standards for interoperability guidelines to enable sharing of digital media between multimedia devices.
“DLNA Certified” status, indicated by the logo on their packaging and confirming their interoperability with other devices.
It is estimated that more than 440 million DLNA-certified devices, from digital cameras to game consoles and TVs, have been installed in users’ homes by 2010.
In order to make DLNA supported devices the organizations must obtain the DLNA membership, and if a manufacturer is a member of DLNA their devices must support DLNA.
here are some DLNA supported manufactures,
Apple has not become a member of DLNA as it uses its own protocol (airplay) in iPhones, iPads & Mac systems.