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UPnP Forum:Technology Standards for Universal Plug and Play

How to get them all to play together ?

Home automation, entertainment, mobile devices, routers, cable modems, security, and a whole range of devices are a part of the connected modern home.  That’s the mission of the Universal Plug and Play Forum. It assumes IP networking, and then gets them all working together. A lot of it is behind the scenes, without the user being aware of any specific app, insuring that devices interoperate. Over a thousand companies are part of the consortium. A number of other organizations (Suchas DNLA) or devices or apps such as Skype, X-Box or Playstation transparently opening correct ports and authorizing activities within your home network.


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Pushbutton Password: Easy Set-Up Gigabit Router

The new Netgear WNDR4000 makes it easier for consumers to set up a Gigabit router, serving as the glue for the home network – connecting not just to computers, but to portable devices such as iPads, smartphones and other devices. Most consumers need high performance, but also need to have easy set-up. The unit comes with applications such as “Ready Share” remote, allowing you to access storage drives from anywhere in the world.

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