The DMIS standard provides for the bi-directional communication of inspection data between computer systems and inspection equipment and can form a basis for a common inspection system native programming language. DMIS provides the vocabulary to pass inspection programs to measuring equipment and to pass measurement and process data back to an analysis, collection, or archiving system. DMIS defines a neutral format for data exchange, and is designed to be man readable and man writable.
This latest version of DMIS (5.3) contains QPId’s to enhance its capabilities in concert with the QIF suite of Standards. QPId refers to "QIF Persistent ID". It is the QIF implementation of a universally unique identifier UUID (also called a Globally unique identifier GUID) used to uniquely identify a whole QIF document, a subsection of a QIF document, or single QIF entity like a feature or a characteristic.
This latest version DMIS 5.3 is currently available by download only.