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Fiatech Produces Interoperability Vision for Capital Projects Industry

Austin, TX, February 15, 2012 — Fiatech is pleased to announce that it has released an "Interoperability Vision Paper" for the capital projects industry. The paper, which was recently circulated to Fiatech membership for review and input is available now for all industry sectors (including process plant, building, and infrastructure) at The Vision Paper presents an overview of current activities for advancing interoperability, and puts forward building blocks with calls for action to accelerate advancement of interoperability to achieve step change value gains in the industry. We welcome input and feedback from the industry on the Vision Paper and see the document as a dynamic guide for the industry which Fiatech will up-date periodically based on industry feedback, new advancements and industry progress in achieving value gains from Interoperability.

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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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FIATECH Announces Interoperability Vision Paper and Requests Nominations for Technical Guidance Committee

At the 2011 FIATECH Technology Conference and Showcase two weeks ago, FIATECH announced the development of an Interoperability Vision Paper to provide an industry vision for advancing interoperability.

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FIATECH Participates in PCA/MIMOSA Forum

Building on our strong associatoin with PCA, FIATECH was invited and participated in the POSC Caesar Association's North America Meeting, held in conjunction with MIMOSA/Open O&M at Chevron's offices in Houston. Following the three-day event, members of the FIATECH Board of Advisors and the PCA Board met at Bechtel's offices to discuss future collaboration projects and activities.

PCA & FIATECH Announce Joint Operational Reference Data

AUSTIN, TX and OSLO, Norway, February 24, 2010--POSC Caesar Association (PCA) and FIATECH have agreed on a single “Joint Operational Reference Data” project plan to create in 2010 a stable, scalable and commercially-viable operation of the ISO15926 reference data system and associated services.

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Information Integration & Interoperability Software Providers Meeting The Challenge

AUSTIN, TX, October 15, 2009--Software providers demonstrated successful exchange of intelligent engineering data between their systems using ISO 15926 dictionary compliant XML exchange files.

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iRING Version 1.0.0 Available Now

AUSTIN, TX, June 8, 2009--FIATECH and the POSC Caesar Association proudly announce the release of iRING (Version 1.0.0), which is a set of open source software solutions for ISO 15926 for the capital projects and facilities industry.iRING is a full technical implementation of the ISO 15926 standard and was developed through a successfully demonstrated implementation project called “Camelot.”

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