Chaiappliance Plug-and-Play is an architecture from Hewlett Packard for the universal networking of general peripherals in industry and the home, such as video cameras and digital cameras, printers, scanners, control computers, televisions, video recorders, alarm systems, kitchen appliances, and so on. Chaiappliance Plug-and-Play is the counterpart to Microsoft's Universal Plug-and-Play (UPP) and SUN's Jini
. Chaiappliance PP is based on Java and uses HTTP. Similar to SUN's and Microsoft's
architectures, Chaiappliance PP also provides mechanisms to integrate various peripheral devices into an existing network directly and without administration. For this purpose, there is the Service Location Protocol (SLP).