The Automation Language (AUT)

The Automation Language (AUT)

Object Vector (Language = AUT)

The Object Vector defines the address of the object to which the Art-Osc packet is directed. The Object Vector is expressed in dot notation with fixed field length as shown below:


These fields are defined in the following table.










Example: The Artistic Licence manufacturer ID is 6510 7610. The product code for Artistic Licence product Colour-Tramp is 10010 110. So the Object Vector will be:

Instance (Language = AUT)

The Instance defines the actual instance of an object used in automation. For example, a screen may contain multiple switches.  The Instance identifies which switch is which. The instance field is a fixed width field of three numeric characters representing an integer in the range 0 to 999.

Parameter (Language = AUT)

The Parameter field describes the parameter which is addressed. The field is a variable length string selected from the following table.










The parameters can be further subdivided to access specific properties of a parameter, such as colour. See AUT examples for details.

Art-Osc Syntax for Argument List

The Tag-Type, quantity, order and meaning of the Argument List is defined as follows:





Please refer to the OSC document for details of how the arguments are delimited.