"Intel Corporation announced today that it will make available
to hardware and software developers worldwide the software needed
to make Linux-based devices, such as Internet appliances,
residential gateways and home networking products, significantly
easier to install and use."
"The software, developed by the Intel Architecture Labs, gives
vendors the capability to add ease of use features to their
products based on the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) specification.
UPnP is an industry specification that allows networked devices to
automatically identify and configure themselves for instant
communication with each other or the Internet, while hiding the
complexities of setup from the users."
"The software, called Intel Universal Plug and Play Software
Development Kit V1.0 for Linux, offers hardware and software
developers a fast, very cost-effective way to integrate UPnP
features into their Linux-based products, via a royalty-free open