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SIMnet - a Collaborative Tool for Metrology in the Americas



Piotr S. Filipski, Nile M. Oldham


The use of video conferencing equipment used with the Internet to facilitate international comparisons and collaborations is described. The system employs standard hardware and software at a number of National Metrology Institutes within the Americas and a special network server to allow audio, video, and data exchange between multiple participants.Sponsored by the Interamerican Metrology System (SIM), the system has been dubbed SIMnet.
Proceedings Title
Proc. IEEE Instrumentation and Technology Conference (IMTC)
Conference Dates
May 24-26, 1999
Conference Location
Venice, 1, IT


calibration, digital multimeters, Interamerican Metrology System, international comparisonss, internet


Filipski, P. and Oldham, N. (1999), SIMnet - a Collaborative Tool for Metrology in the Americas, Proc. IEEE Instrumentation and Technology Conference (IMTC), Venice, 1, IT, [online], (Accessed July 22, 2024)


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Created April 30, 1999, Updated October 12, 2021