Compressed-Distributed Interactive Simulation (C-DIS) PDG

PDG approved with EXCOM approval of their Product Nomination (PN) 31 Jan 2020.

The Compressed DIS specification was created in order to exchange IEEE Standard 1278.1™-2012 DIS PDU information in limited bandwidth situations. By applying these real-time compression techniques to standard DIS PDUs it is possible to achieve approximately a fifty percent reduction in PDU size. This can be used to approximately double the amount of information sent over an existing link, or it could be used to enable DIS simulations to operate over links that would previously have had insufficient bandwidth.

The product will be based on the Air Force Research Laboratory developed specification for C-DIS that was demonstrated in joint AF/Navy technology demonstrations of LVC activities at the Nellis Test and Training Range in 2018.

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PDG Chair:

Mark McCall

Vice Chair:

Brett Tainter


John Hughes

Technical Activity Director (TAD):

Lance Marrou

Drafting Group Editor:

Lance Call