Who we are

Open Broadcast Systems provides broadcast software for video and audio transport running on off-the-shelf IT equipment. This allows IT hardware to perform multiple broadcast functions, each running as apps, aiding convergence between the broadcast and IT industries, and reducing costs drastically.

Major sporting and breaking news events have been transported using Open Broadcast Systems end-to-end software encoding and decoding. Today, thousands of encoders deliver contribution and distribution services to millions of homes.


The Open Broadcast Encoder project is managed by Open Broadcast Systems Ltd, a Limited Company registered in the United Kingdom (Company No. 06759545).

Open Broadcast Systems Ltd
Unit N304
Westminster Business Square
1-45 Durham Street
SE11 5JH
United Kingdom