The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS), is a non-profit trade alliance that promotes the open standards that broadcast and media companies use to move from legacy SDI systems to a virtualized, IP-based future—quickly and profitably.

AIMS returns to IBC in 2018 with the IP Showcase, co-hosted with AES, AMWA, EBU, SMPTE, and VSF
Digital signage presentations from the IP Showcase at NAB 2018 are now available for download
Besides demonstrating IP interoperability, the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) fitted an IP production room at the IP Showcase At the recently concluded 2018 NAB Show, the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) — alongside partners Audio Engineering Society (AES), Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA), European Broadcasting Union (EBU), IABM, National Association of Broadcasters[...]

AIMS White Paper

Essential Considerations for Live Content Production and Broadcast

AIMS White Paper

AES 67 / SMPTE ST 2110 Commonalities and Constraints




AIMS brings broadcasters, technology vendors and industry standards organizations together to eliminate fragmentation and maximize hardware and software interoperability through a comprehensive, ubiquitous set of IP broadcast standards. Validated and tested by broadcast and equipment suppliers, AIMS’ guidance delivers a practical upgrade path from SDI to IP, as well as to future technologies such as cloud-based production and distribution.


AIMS is dedicated to IP-based solutions that give broadcasters the flexibility to explore new business models, maintain best-of-breed networks and add new capabilities without proprietary lock-in or having to rebuild workflows. Our approach gives broadcasters the optimal set of benefits for their use cases, enabling virtualized, media-aware infrastructure and applications while using top-tier production and distribution software.


Be a part of AIMS and help direct the future of the broadcast and media industry. Our roadmap is built on input from the industry’s top engineers, technologists and visionaries, all committed to moving the industry to an IP-based future as quickly and profitably as possible. We want your input and expertise to continue to drive open standards in our industry, as well as create guidance for future technological innovations.