Standards development within the Information Technology sector is harmonized with international standards development. Through the CSA Technical Committee on Information Technology (TCIT), Canadians serve as the SCC Mirror Committee (SMC) on ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee 1 on Information Technology (ISO/IEC JTC1) for the Standards Council of Canada (SCC), the ISO member body for Canada and sponsor of the Canadian National Committee of the IEC. Also, as a member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Canada participates in the International Telegraph and Telephone Consultative Committee (ITU-T).
This Standard has been formally approved, without modification, by the Technical Committee and has been developed in compliance with Standards Council of Canada requirements for National Standards of Canada. It has been published as a National Standard of Canada by CSA Group.
This document specifies the characteristics of the UPnP networked service named ApplicationManagement, version 1. This service definition is compliant with UPnP Device Architecture 1.0 .
This service type enables to manage applications and the communications between applications providing various time-sensitive and interactive services including implementation-specific applications among various display devices, that is, Screen Devices  and Screen Control Points.
Screen Devices shall implement this service , but this service is allowed to be implemented for any UPnP devices as an add-on service.