Networked Media Open Specifications

AMWA NMOS Template Specification: Overview

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Delete this section after creating a new repo from this template.

Use this template repo to create a new AMWA NMOS Specification repo.

Add your content as (GitHub Flavoured) Markdown documents.

  • For consistency with other specifications, keep this but remove these Instructions.

Put diagrams (ideally PNG with encapsulated source) in the images/ sub-directory.

Follow the Style Guide.

Make a bulleted list of documents in in this directory.

Set the repo name used to get the Lint and Render status in the top-level (four changes needed).

Set the value of amwa_id in .render/_config.yml to the AMWA-assigned ID.


Provide an overview of the Specification.

Familiarity with the JT-NM Reference Architecture is assumed.

See also the NMOS Technical Overview.

Use of Normative Language

The key words “MUST”, “MUST NOT”, “REQUIRED”, “SHALL”, “SHALL NOT”, “SHOULD”, “SHOULD NOT”, “RECOMMENDED”, “MAY”, and “OPTIONAL” in this document are to be interpreted as described in RFC 2119.


The NMOS terms ‘Node’, … are used as defined in the NMOS Glossary.

List as appropriate

This specification also defines the following terms.

Example Term

Example definition

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