UPnP AV v2 (Enhanced AV) support request:
On the 12th of July 2006 the UPnP Forum announced the upcomming release of the Enhanced AV Specifications, with the release of version 2 of the UPnP Audio and Video specifications (UPnP AV v2).
The new UPnP AV specifications use the UPnP Device Architecture specifications – the core interoperability technology for all UPnP enabled devices – allowing different companies to build home network products that automatically locate and identify each other without any end-user configuration.
The UPnP AV v2 specifications are fully backward compatible with the UPnP AV v1 specifications.
Read the full announcent here:
"The UPnP AV specifications provide an interoperability infrastructure, which enables device manufacturers to deliver innovative AV products that allow an end user to purchase products from different manufacturers, bring them home, plug them into their home network, and they just work together – it’s that simple", said John Ritchie, co-chair of the UPnP Forum’s AV Working Committee and staff engineer, Intel Digital Home Group.
"End users can expect an improved synergy among home which the incremental benefit of each device increases as devices are added to the home network", added Geert Knapen, committee and Digital Architect, Royal Philips Electronics.