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Press Releases

Two New Board of Advisors Members Join Fiatech

Austin, TX, January 25, 2012 - Fiatech has announced Michael Pye of Fluor and Mark Hellstern of Progress Energy have been elected to the Fiatech Board of Advisors. The new members bring automation and technology experience and nuclear construction knowledge with them to add strength to the Fiatech Board.

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Student Scholarships Available for Fiatech 2012

Each year Fiatech offers scholarships to students to attend and participate in the Fiatech Technology Conference and Showcase. Many of the students are sponsored by companies, including this year, AVEVA, ARX, Atlas RFID, Coreworx, CrossInnovation, Dassault Systemes, HAL, Intelliwave Technologies, Intergraph, Latista, MADCAD, OnTrack Engineering, Panprojects, Siemens, Solibri, TEEC, Trimble and Viewpoint. The scholarship covers airfare, three nights hotel accommodation and the conference registration.

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Fiatech Publishes Requirements Recognition for Achieving Specification Automation

Austin, TX, January 18, 2012 — Fiatech has published "Requirements Recognition for Achieving Specification Automation” as part of its Specification Automation Project. The new publication is available here.

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Fiatech Publishes Report on Harmonization of Pump Schemas with the ISO15926 Reference Data Library

Austin, TX, December 19, 2011 — Fiatech has published "Harmonization of Pump Schemas with the ISO 15926 Reference Data Library." The report provides an exploratory analysis of the work required to harmonize three technical activities: ISO 15926 Reference Data Library (RDL), Automating Equipment Information Exchange (AEX) cfiXML, and the Hydraulic Institute (HI) standard for Electronic Data Exchange for Pumping Equipment (HI-EDE 50.7). Each of these activities endeavors to facilitate an efficient exchange of capital facility and engineering data in an electronic format. However, they approach and solve issues in different manners.

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AutoCodes Project Aims to Change Industry

Austin, TX, December 13, 2011 — Fiatech has a plan to permanently transform the way construction project code review is conducted in North America. That plan, the AutoCodes Project, aims to make the building regulatory process faster, more uniform, and ultimately more competitive by applying advanced technology.

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Fiatech Heads to Miami for 2012 Technology Conference & Showcase

Austin, TX, December 12, 2011 — Registration is now open for the Fiatech Annual Technology Conference & Showcase, to be held April 2-5, 2012, at the legendary Doral Marriott Resort in Miami, Florida. Fiatech members and others are encouraged to register now. The conference is open to the general public.

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Fiatech Publishes an Introductory Guide on ISO 15926

AUSTIN, TX, November 8, 2011 - Fiatech has published "An Introduction to ISO 15926," in cooperation with the POSC Caesar Association, which provides a broad overview of the ISO 15926 standard to help new users of the standard understand the history and general methodology. While not a technical how-to manual, the publication provides the framework for how the standard achieves interoperability, recent usage in production environments, and recommendations on how to get started adopting the standard.

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