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Finish Line in Sight for New MBC Standard

In June 2020, the DMSC began the development of a new metrology standard to provide a common approach for tagging and uniquely identifying product characteristics that are of interest for the product realization process in a Model-Based environment. The goal was to create an ANSI/ISO standard that would be applicable for both human-readable communication and machine-readable applications that can enable…



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Last Call for DMSC Board of Director Elections

DMSC BoD members are elected by the DMSC membership. Only one vote is allowed per member company for each opening in the DMSC BoD, meaning each DMSC member company has two votes. The six candidates for the two BoD openings: 2024 - 2026 DMSC Board of Director Candidates Ray Admire - Ray has worked for Lockheed Martin and its predecessor companies…



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QIF Training/Certification Working Group Seeks LMS Expertise

The DMSC's QIF Training/Certification Working Group (WG) continues to progress in the development of a technical curriculum and research of a suitable Learning Management System (LMS) that can offer professional level presentation to participants in the training program. To that end, two sub-working groups (sub-WG) have been formed to support the primary WG; the role of each is defined below.…



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DMSC Offers QIF 4.0 Upgrade Status

At a recent DMSC Board (BoD) meeting, QIF 4.0 Development Manager, Tom Kramer, provided a status report on the ongoing QIF 4.0 upgrade project. Back in October 2022, a DMSC Working Group (WG) was formed for the purpose of identifying and prioritizing a list of upgrades to the existing QIF 3.0 standard (aka ISO 23952:2020). The October 2022 WG meeting…



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DMSC Seeks Nominees for 2024 Director Positions

DMSC BoD members are elected from the DMSC membership. At the end of this calendar year, two BoD members will be rotating off, and two will be elected for a three-year, 2024-2026 term. By DMSC Policy, the DMSC has the following constraints on the DMSC BoD: The BoD shall maintain a minimum of: Two Directors from within the Hardware/Software (H/S)…



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DMSC Honors Founder Bailey Squier with Scholarship Fund

With the passing of DMSC (Digital Metrology Standards Consortium) co-founder Bailey Squier in July 2023, the DMSC Board of Directors contemplated ways to ensure his accomplishments and legacy are not forgotten. As a symbol for our gratitude and admiration for the life and legacy of Bailey H. Squier, the DMSC Board of Directors established the Bailey H. Squier DMSC Metrology…



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DMSC Founder Bailey H. Squier Passes Away June 27, 2023

Just a short time ago on June 26th, 2023 we published an article about Bailey Squier making a surprise visit to the DMSC Standards Committee meeting in Ft. Worth, Texas. Now, we must report that sadly, Bailey passed away, June 27, 2023. Bailey is acknowledged as being the key architect of the formation of DMSC, in 2005. His influence goes…



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DMSC Announces Inaugural Training/Certification Working Group Meeting

Over the last few months, DMSC has been hinting that a new initiative is coming soon – a Training/Certification program. This new program will focus on developing a formalized QIF and DMSC training program. Expected challenges include technical curriculum development, program Marketing, logistics of student registering/testing, and more – meaning there are plenty of opportunities for input from those who…



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UTARI Hosts DMSC Standards Committee Meeting

Near record temperatures in Texas did not deter the DMSC Standards Committee (SC) from meeting in Ft. Worth (TX) to determine the suitability of a Model-Based Characteristics (MBC) Working Group (WG) proposal to ANSI. Nearly twenty companies attended the in-person meeting, held at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTARI), June 20 – 22, 2023. The inaugural MBC WG was…



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DMSC Founder Makes Surprise Visit to Standards Committee Meeting

DMSC Founder, soft-spoken Bailey H. Squier, brought laughter and memories of the “old days” of DMIS and DMSC during his unannounced visit to recent Standards Committee (SC) meeting held in Arlington, Texas June 20-22, 2023. His humor and wit brought smiles to all in attendance as he recounted the formation of the Digital Metrology Standards Consortium. [caption id="attachment_5950" align="alignright" width="400"]…