Saturday, March 27, 2010
Jamcast's Virtual Soundcard enables you to stream any audio from your PC directly to UPnP and DLNA compatible devices like gaming consoles, HDTV's, and digital media receivers. But what about to the iPhone, iPod Touch, or Apple's upcoming iPad tablet device? No problem -- get PlugPlayer and you're all set. This cool app is available on the iPhone App Store for $4.99.
PlugPlayer is both a UPnP renderer and UPnP control point, which means no only can you stream Jamcast to the iPhone, but you can also use PlugPlayer like a remote control to stream Jamcast to other devices in your home. Seems that PlugPlayer can also control another docked iPhone or iPod Touch running PlugPlayer.
PlugPlayer supports a variety of playback formats, including FLAC -- which is great for the Virtual Soundcard since it's both lossless and compressed. This app takes advantage of Jamcast's ability to serve album art as well.
For more information, check out this discussion in the Jamcast forums.