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Deal Accelerates Aerospace/Automotive Standards

LOTAR is working on long-term archiving of digital product data in the automobile and aerospace industry in order to save this data securely for years. Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Europe - Standardisation (ASD-STAN) and ProSTEP iViP signed a co-operation agreement on 1st July, 2008. The two standardisation organisations aim to release standards faster on an international scale for the automobile and aerospace industry with the support of the Long-Term Archiving and Retrieval (LOTAR) group.

LOTAR is working on long-term archiving of digital product data in the automobile and aerospace industry in order to save this data securely for years. "Thus we are reaching a new quality in the area of standardisation ", said Gunter Lessmann, Director of ASD-STAN, which is based in Brussels.

"In doing so we make sure that the working results of the LOTAR project can be transferred into standards on a European as well as international level at the same time". LOTAR is developing a standard on long-term archiving of digital product data in the automobile and aerospace industry under the patronage of ASD-STAN and ProSTEP iViP. It is establishing methods, processes and models for the archiving of 3D geometric data and product structure information.


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