Networked Media Open Specifications

[Work In Progress] AMWA IS-12 NMOS Control Protocol

About IS-12

What does it do?

Describes the specification for the NMOS Device Control protocol.

Why does it matter?

Sets out the rules and requirements for implementing the NMOS Device Control protocol in devices and controllers.

How does it work?

Describes a standard way of exposing NMOS Control models which can be consumed and interacted with.

Other specifications in the suite

IS-12 has been developed by the Advanced Media Workflow Association as part of the Networked Media Open Specifications initiative. See here for an overview of NMOS specifications.

The NMOS Testing Tool creates a simple web service for testing implementations of all NMOS APIs.

The links to documentation, API and examples below, and for SPEC links in the page menu bar are for this release or branch: branches/v1.0-dev. Links to other published releases and other live branches appear later in the page, or in the VERSIONS menu.

Documentation for branch v1.0-dev




APIs for branch v1.0-dev

JSON Schemas for branch v1.0-dev

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The formal specification is provided in this GitHub repository. These pages render the documentation and APIs (which are specified in RAML and JSON Schema).

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