The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA), commonly known as the Media Server, relates to a format that equips digital gadgets such as PCs, DVRs and TVs to be connected on a network that enables them to exchange media files, connected by DLNA-compatible electronics. You have to ascertain that the type of files accessed are PS3 supported, like movie and video, music, and photos, or the video game console won't be able to read them. DLNA supported gadgets provide two main functions of "servers", they are like computers or a dedicated media server that stores and distributes media. "Clients" are devices that receive and play the PS3. Dual functional gadgets are also available. You can use the PS3 as a client for images, videos, tracks and files, saved on a device with functionalities of the DLNA Media Server on a network.