choosing a standard

Tilman Baumann tilman at
Tue Apr 1 18:04:11 CEST 2008

Tilman Baumann wrote:
> Flemming Richter Mikkelsen wrote:
>> My plan is to connect the divices to a micro controller, a multiplexer
>> and then to a linksys wireless router (flashed) over rs232 or usb. A
>> normal computer could of course also be used.
> Sun had Jini, which was then a bit to early and now nearly forgotten.
> UPNP has some aspects of remote control in a semantically abstract way. 
> But UPNP is way too complex to be cool. :(
> Looks to me completely over designed and arbitrary.

Just found this.

Claims to take the pain away from using upnp. Maybe that's just enough.
Benefit of upnp would be, that there are already many devices out there. 
And if 'the industry'[tm] chooses any as standard, it will probably be this.


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