Networked Media Open Specifications

NMOS Control Architecture Framework

About MS-05-01

What does it do?

It defines a system for modelling various types of devices which interrelates with existing NMOS Specifications and the JT-NM Reference Architecture.

Why does it matter?

The modelling system can model actual devices on top of published classes and schemas, leading to at least basic interoperability between compatible devices. It also provides a way of conveying the model in a live system, including dynamic updates due to reconfiguration of the devices which can be consumed by a controller or management entity.

How does it work?

The NMOS Control Architecture (NCA) defines class hierarchies, inheritance relationships, and also a powerful schema mechanism which can support the requirements of a modern modelling system.

MS-05-01 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.

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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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