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2014

January 15, 2014 - Press

New Article from OCA Alliance Highlights Benefits of its Open Standard For Controlling and Monitoring Devices in Professional Media Networks

San Francisco, Jan. 15, 2014 -- The OCA Alliance, a global consortium of companies promoting the Open Control Architecture (OCA) as a media-open solution for controlling network-enabled AV devices and systems, has published a new article detailing the benefits of an industry-standard method for controlling the interconnected equipment in professional audio networks.
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2013

December 06, 2013 - Press

Open Control Architecture Alliance Expands, Adding Focusrite, RCF; OCA 1.2 Specification Released

New OCA Alliance Members Extend the Range of Pro Audio Companies Working on Networking System Control Standards for Full Interoperability
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March 12, 2013 - Press

Open Control Architecture Alliance Expands, Adding Attero Tech, Audinate, and Waves

New OCA Alliance Members Extend the Range of Pro Audio Companies Working on Networking System Control Standards for Full Interoperability
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2012

November 8, 2012 - Press

Audio Engineering Society and OCA Alliance to Collaborate on "Open Control Architecture" Standard

The Audio Engineering Society (AES) and the OCA Alliance have jointly announced that an AES standards project has been founded to consider OCA, the Open Control Architecture, for a public standard for control and monitoring of professional media networks.
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November 6, 2012 - In The News

Audinate becomes OCA Alliance Associate Member

"As a provider of an innovative and widely adopted media networking architecture, Audinate’s participation in The Alliance will be of great benefit for the standard and its adoptees alike," says OCA Alliance Chairman, Bill Scott. "Audinate has been very supportive of OCA, and we are happy to have taken this support to the next level by adding Audinate as a member."

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October 2, 2012 - Press

Open Control Architecture (OCA) Alliance Announces Official Incorporation

Pro Audio Companies Now Working Together on Global Media Networking System Control Standards for Full Interoperability
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June 7, 2012 - Press

OCA Alliance Completes OCA 1.0 Specification

OCA Alliance has completed a significant milestone in the OCA initiative
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March 27, 2012 - Article

Open Control Alliance (OCA): Deja Vu or A View To The Future?

Late last year, I saw an article in Live Sound International, by Ethan Wetzell, a Bosch/Electro Voice engineer, called Wait - Why Are We Doing This? Progress On The System Interoperability Front. I had put this article aside, but as part of the process of creating a new edition of my book, Control Systems for Live Entertainment, I finally made time to read the article, and I'm glad I did. The article describes an interoperable audio system control protocol, in development by the "Open Control Alliance" (OCA), which formed in June, 2011.

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2011

November 04, 2011 - ProSound Web
By Ethan Wetzell

Wait - Why Are We Doing This? Progress On The System Interoperability Front

We want to have products all speak the same language, but allow them to retain their unique personalities...

October 13, 2011

OCA Alliance Pre-Releases Technical Documentation

OCA Alliance observer members are granted access to technical details of the OCA technology
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August 23, 2011

Full OCA Alliance membership for Yamaha Corporation

International audio manufacturer joins the Open Control Architecture Alliance
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June 14, 2011

The Open Control Architecture Alliance (OCA Alliance) announces its formation

A group of pro audio companies have formed an organization to promote a standard system control architecture for professional media networks.
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