Networked Media Open Specifications

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
IS-04 Discovery and Registration AMWA Specification (Stable) nmos-discovery-registration
IS-05 Device Connection Management AMWA Specification (Stable) nmos-device-connection-management
IS-06 Network Control AMWA Specification nmos-network-control
IS-07 Event & Tally AMWA Specification nmos-event-tally
IS-08 Audio Channel Mapping AMWA Specification nmos-audio-channel-mapping
IS-09 System Work In Progress nmos-system
IS-10 Authorization Work In Progress nmos-authorization
MS-04 ID & Timing Model Work In Progress nmos-id-timing-model
BCP-002-01 Natural Grouping AMWA Specification nmos-grouping
BCP-003-01 API Security: Communications AMWA Specification nmos-api-security
BCP-003-02 API Security: Authorization Work In Progress nmos-api-security
n/a Parameter Registers Continuing nmos-parameter-registers

Further reading: NMOS Wiki

Further information to help developers and users can be found at