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Everyday QIF Explained at Metromeet 2021

With the acceptance of QIF 3.0 by ISO in 2020, the ability to exchange model-based Quality data up and down the manufacturing supply chain is now a bit more mainstream. Jennifer Herron, CEO of Action Engineering (Golden, Colorado, USA), will present at the virtual 2021 Metromeet Conference March 25, 2021 on applications of the Quality Information Framework (QIF): "How this…



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New ANSI Standard Emerging from DMSC Characteristics Working Group

The DMSC Characteristics Working Group has created multiple iterations of a Model-Based standard to describe nomenclature, definitions, data structure, criticality, symbols, and practices, including Model-Based Definition (MBD) with Persistent Identification. The Characteristics Working Group's intent is to complete a draft standard for submission to ANSI, a document that can be used as a new reference for the interpretation of features…



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2021 – 2023 Board of Directors Election Results Announced

The DMSC Board of Director election concluded on January 8, 2021 and DMSC is pleased to announce the following results: There were two 2021 - 2023 term BoD positions available, with Jennifer Herron (Action Engineering) being re-elected, and the election of Larry Maggiano (Mitutoyo), as a new Board member. The new/renewed Board members will commence their service immediately. The DMSC…



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DMSC 2021 Board of Director Nominations & Elections

DMSC Board of Director Nominations for 2021 are Now Closed! DMSC policy is to nominate and elect Board of Director (BoD) members from the DMSC General Membership. At the end of the calendar year 2020, two BoD members’ terms will expire. The DMSC will need to fill these positions through a nomination and election process for new director terms of…



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DMSC Develops New ANSI Standard & Tackles Non-Contact Measurement

DMSC Working Groups Need Your Participation The DMSC commitment to develop needed and relevant standards continues with two new working groups. Model Based Product Characteristics Working Group (MBPC WG) The MBPC WG meetings have been ongoing since June 2020, conducted twice monthly for the purpose of developing a draft proposal for a new ANSI standard for Model-Based Product Characteristics: Nomenclature,…



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DMSC 2020+ Roadmap Initiative Revealed

At the direction of the Digital Metrology Standards Consortium Board, Director Jennifer Herron of Action Engineering took the lead in conducting a series of meetings to build the DMSC 2020+ Road Map.  We recently met with Jennifer to capture a summary of those meetings, the output achieved, and next steps. Recap for us the objective of this initiative. Our charge…



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DMSC Announces QIF Standard Elevation to ISO Status

New ISO Standard Offers Integrated Model for Manufacturing Quality Information The Digital Metrology Standards Consortium recently had their ANSI/DMSC QIF 3.0 metrology standard harvested, approved, and published by ISO as the new ISO Standard ISO 23952:2020. DMSC is the developer and maintainer of QIF (Quality Information Framework), and other metrology standards. These standards are intended to help advanced manufacturers reduce…



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QIF Featured at Open Industrial Digital Ecosystem Summit

This two-day virtual event was held June 30 - July 1, 2020, in lieu of a scheduled in-person event. The Summit was planned for the purpose of collaboratively bringing stakeholders together to examine digital transformation initiatives occurring from standard development organizations (SDO) and industry users. [caption id="attachment_3681" align="alignright" width="240"] Mr. Robert Brown[/caption] The workshop format shared multiple presentations that were…



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DMSC Measures Success With 15th Anniversary

Rochester, NY, June 17, 2020 The Digital Metrology Standards Consortium (DMSC) announced its 15th anniversary as a globally recognized standards development organization. The DMSC is officially an ANSI Accredited Standards Developing Organization and an A-Liaison to ISO ISO/TC 184/SC 4. It operates as a nonprofit group comprised of member companies, academia, government agencies, and individuals with a primary mission to…



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QIF Webinar Series Exceeds Expectations

The recent 3-part QIF webinar series exceeded registration and attendance expectations and produced excellent reviews by many participants. The webinars, each running about 40 minutes, covered QIF basics (QIF 101), QIF schema (QIF 201) and more advanced applications (QIF 301). The webinar series was marketed through a series of email blasts and the DMSC newsletter. Webinar attendance: QIF 101; Understanding…