Networked Media Open Specifications

AMWA MS-05-03 NMOS Control Block Specifications [Work In Progress]

About MS-05-03

What does it do?

Describes the specification for creating NMOS Control Blockspecs.

Why does it matter?

Sets out the rules and requirements for creating Blockspec files which can be used by device manufacturers for implementation.

How does it work?

Describes a uniform way of specifying block functionality and constraints for standardising feature sets.

Other specifications in the suite

MS-05-03 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




Design workflow

Base root blockspec

Other examples

JSON Schemas for branch v1.0-dev

Published Releases

Live Branches


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