Android Media sharing solution involves UPnP technology to enable sharing of content between the peers. UPnP stands for Universal Plug and Play.
Data centers, telecom, cable TV, mobile networks, home, office and business services are moving towards increased interconnectivity, greater complexity and higher bandwidth.Today, a rapidly increasing number of devices are equipped with an IP address, allowing them to communicate online.
UPnP™ technology defines architecture for pervasive peer-to-peer network connectivity of intelligent appliances, wireless devices, and PCs of all form factors. It is designed to bring easy-to-use, flexible, standards-based connectivity to ad-hoc or unmanaged networks whether in the home, in a small business, public spaces, or attached to the Internet. UPnP technology provides a distributed, open networking architecture that leverages TCP/IP and Web technologies to enable seamless proximity networking in addition to control and data transfer among networked devices.