Now Playing Service (nowplaying)

Arbitrate between the different media players (including phones) and media controllers on the system so that they do not clash


nowplaying [-1] [-S] [-U UID:GIG] [-v]

Runs on:

QNX Neutrino


("one") Display only one volume dialog at a time.
Write log to the stderr in addition to sloginfo.
-U number
The user ID and group ID which nowplaying should assume so that it doesn't have to continue running as root.
Set verbosity of output to slog2.


The nowplaying service monitors media players, media controllers, and phones, and publishes PPS objects with information about their activities. Applications can use this information to help them manage concurrent audio streams.

See also: