UPnP technology is the framework for the digital home. The goal of UPnP technology is to enable automatic configuration and discovery of devices, allowing the ability to send and receive data over TCP/IP and internet protocols, as well as to define an open, distributed architecture to allow various applications and devices to communicate with each other in a seamless manner.
UPnP example application demos:
UPnP remote control application. Written in Java, runs on Windows, Linux or Mac. This demo gives a good example of possible applications around UPnP.
Open source UPnP framework
Open source implementation of UPnP framework in C, C++ and Java.
Intel open source implementation of UPnP framwork.
UPnP framework written in Python.
UPnP Media Servers
TVMOBiLi is a free, fully functional, UPnP/DLNA media server which stream and share images, video and music from your PC to the televisions and other media players. Runs on windows, mac and linux.
With TwonkyMedia manager, you can share your media on compatible devices throughout your home. Runs on PCs, Xbox 360, Sony PlayStation 3 and Sony PlayStation Portable.
A free Java based UPnP AV MediaServer for Windows, Linux & Mac.
MediaTomb is an open source (GPL) UPnP MediaServer with a nice web user interface, it allows you to stream your digital media through your home network and listen to/watch it on a variety of UPnP compatible devices. Runs on linux and Mac.
UPnP control points and player software:
Kinsky is an open source UPnP control point designed for use on a Touchscreen PC. Runs on Linux, Windows, Mac OS X. Written in C#.
Stream Music, Video, or Photos from a Media Server to your Apple iPhone
AndroMote is an application for the Android mobile.
UPnP supported devices
- Nokia N82, N93, N93i, N95, N96Nokia N78, Nokia 5730 XpressMusic, Nokia 6710
- Navigator, Samsung Omnia, Sony Ericsson C905 – cell phones
- Sony, Pioneer ‐ blue ray players
- Cisco‐Linksys BEFSR41, Netgear, Dlink – Internet Gateway, Routers, Home
- Gateways, Wireless Access Points
- Sony Bravia , Samsung Series 7, Toshiba REGZA, Sharp AQUOS, HP MediaSmart, JVC,
- Philips, Hitachi, Pioneer – LCD television
- Seagate BlackArmor NAS 220 Storage Server
- bridgeCo Jukeblox ‐ Internet Radio, AM/FM, Premium Music Services & New music discovery
- Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
- PCs and Laptops, such as Sony Vaio, NEC, Acer and others
- Sony CyberShot, Samsung TL34 – cameras
- Panasonic Diga – DVD recorder
- HP printers
- Philips Network music player – NP2500, NP2900
- Philips 8FF3WMI – lighting control
- Windows CE devices (latest version of windows CE)