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  • Blog Post: WPD Platform Update for Windows Vista

    Today we are announcing the final release of the Platform Update for Windows Vista , which includes an update to WPD to support new features introduced in Windows 7. The Platform Update for Windows Vista features a set of runtime libraries which add support for new technologies making it easier for developers...
  • Blog Post: The MTP Device Simulator

    The Media Transfer Protocol Device Simulator (MTP Simulator) is a fully-featured, self-contained device simulator that emulates an MTP device. Its primary purpose is to enable developers to exercise expected behavior based on the MTP specification by returning appropriate MTP response packets and generating...
  • Blog Post: Windows 7 Driver Samples

    The Windows Portable Devices Driver Kit in the Windows Driver Kit (WDK) comes bundled with five WPD sample drivers. Two of these drivers, WpdHelloWorldDriver and WpdWudfSampleDriver, were available in previous versions of the WDK. The remaining three drivers, WpdBasicHardwareDriver, WpdServiceSampleDriver...
  • Blog Post: MTP Over Various Transports

    Introduction The Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) was originally created as an extension to the Picture Transfer Protocol but today it also supports media transfer, Device Services, command & control, and many other scenarios. MTP supports three transports: USB, IP, and Bluetooth. One of most common...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Device Services

    What are Device Services? "Device Services" is a brand new concept introduced in Windows 7 that provides a framework for device manufacturers to extend device functionality, and new APIs for applications to discover and access that extended functionality using WPD. We decided to call these...
  • Blog Post: New Features for Windows 7

    In Windows 7 we introduced several new features that improve how users discover and use devices connected to their PC. These new features simplify how device manufacturers present their devices, applications, and services in Windows. This behavior is exposed in the new Device Stage™ experience (see Better...
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