The Universal Control Project : an overview
The Universal Control API is a RESTful Web API designed to allow the core functionality of any network-connected set-top box, personal video recorder, Internet radio or similar device to be controlled from client software running on another device on the home network. This note provides a high-level introduction to the API and explains the decisions taken in its design, placing it in the context of the technologies it relies on and is similar to.
Summary blog post on CHI 2013 workshop on Exploring and Enhancing the User Experience for Television (TVUX)
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