I have ripped my library of DVDs to my home server. I play them over WiFi from other PCs.
Can an Android phone with HDMI out do the same thing as a media center PC, playing these movies over the network on to a TV?
It sounds like you're trying to do something a bit like DLNA? This is the set of technologies/protocols that allow you to play media on one device on another device on a home network. It's designed for connecting things like media servers, media players, TVs, etc all together to play across the home network.
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