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Project Description

InfoService is a plugin for that provides weather/feed and twitter informations on the home screen. It has also a feed reader and a little twitter client built in. The plugin is for MediaPortal users and skinners who want to have some information on their MediaPortal homescreen.


  • Supports RDF (RSS 1.0), RSS 2.0 and Atom feeds
  • Receives weather data (+ 5 day forecast) from
  • Receives multiple feeds
  • Receives your twitter timelines
  • Update your twitter status
  • Update your twitter status when video playback started
  • Open all links within a twitter message in a webrowser (Needs a extra plugin)
  • Show different feeds and weather locations on basichome screen
  • Read the complete feed in a browser window (Needs a extra plugin)
  • Shows recently added TV Series and movies
  • Multi-Language (English, German, Italian, Dutch and Spanish)


Pictures of the plugin can be found here: Screenshots

Would you like to get involved in InfoService?

As I develop InfoService on my own and also with some help from Silent Except, it would be nice to have some support. So if you have some experience in C#, MediaPortal or you are a designer, just write me an email.

Last edited Dec 23, 2015 at 5:53 PM by edsche, version 19