Documents & Resources

UPnP Specifications

Device Control Protocols
These are the specifications, produced by specific technical working committees, which have been standardized.

Device Architecture Documents
are the fundamental documents that anchor the UPnP architecture. Device architecture and template guidelines provide a blueprint for the Working Committees.

Other Specifications

International Standards
UPnP Device Architecture Version 1.0 and UPnP Device Control Protocols specifications submitted to the International Standards Organization/International Electrotechnical Commission Joint Technical Committee 1 (ISO/IEC JTC 1) Publicly Available Specification (PAS) process for transposition as International Standards.

Referenced Specifications

Specifications referenced in UPnP Device Architecture Version 1.0.


Presentations - These presentations can be used as background information as well as used in total or in part in your own presentation on the UPnP initiative.


Publications - List of book publications focused on UPnP technology.

FAQ - These "frequently asked questions" cover technical and architecture-related matters.

Webinar Recordings



Industry Partners - Links to industry partners and other organizations relevant to UPnP Forum

Mailling Lists - List of email reflectors open to members

Single Download File for UPnP Documents

A single download file including the UPnP Device Architecture, referenced specifications, implementation guide, device and service description templates, checklists and samples, and the standardized DCPs is provided here for your convenience.


UPnP Members have access to additional resources.