Networked Media Open Specifications

NMOS is a family name for specifications produced by the Advanced Media Workflow Association related to networked media for professional applications.

Here you will find general information about these Specifications – start with the Technical Overview.

The table below lists the current specifications and provides links to their repositories on and documentation on

Id Name Status Repository Documentation
IS-04 Discovery and Registration AMWA Specification (Stable) nmos-discovery-registration here
IS-05 Device Connection Management AMWA Specification (Stable) nmos-device-connection-management here
IS-06 Network Control AMWA Specification nmos-network-control here
IS-07 Event & Tally AMWA Specification nmos-event-tally here
n/a Parameter Registers Continuing nmos-parameter-registers here
BCP-002-01 Natural Grouping Finalised, approved nmos-grouping here
IS-08 Audio Channel Mapping Work In Progress nmos-audio-channel-mapping here
BCP-003-01 API Security: Communications Work In Progress nmos-api-security here

Further reading: NMOS Wiki

Further information to help developers and users can be found at