6-gen IETM

MDDV includes a secure Class-6 IETM, supporting S1000D, SGML, DITA, Xyvision, PDF, and 3D; simultaneously and interchangeably, in zero-footprint, on all platforms, clouds, connected, disconnected, and embedded, integrated CSDB/AI, automated maintenance logbook, automated data collection & reporting, integrated training, analytics dashboard, continuous improvement engine, AI search, analytics and troubleshooting, secure social network, integrated digital wiring, Full Digital Transformation!

MDDV Modules

AI Joe ML/AI
Schematics Wiring Wizard
Maintenance
IPB Parts Wizard
Weapons Wizard
Val/Ver Aid
3D GUI
Graphics Wizard
PDF Integrated
Flight Manuals EFB
Legacy UI LUI
Wiring LiveWire
Interactive Trouble­shooting
Fleet Trouble­shooting Analyzer
SGML Support
Partial Data Delivery (PDD)
Visual Search
Secure Call (Hey Chief)
Change Notifier
Usage & Analysis
Virtual Forms
MultiConfig
MDDA Authoring
Applicability Wizard
Import Wizard
MDDV Enterprise Edition
CSDB/AI
Test Wizard
MDDV/AR AR/MX Glasses
MDDT Training
XPP Xyvision Support

Secure

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Basic Features

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Data Onboarding (one-time induction into MDDV)
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MDDT
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Built-in CSDB/AI
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LOG software
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Analytical dashboard
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Secure hosting on AWS GovCloud
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3D graphics (interactive for IPB), super-fast, and in zero-footprint (no plugins, no extensions, agnostic to Operating Systems)
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Air Force Direction tool (ADF)
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Automatic and interactive List of Orders*
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Automatic and interactive List of Parts
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AI-based search capabilities
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Forms – auto-filled, and auto-completed
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Smart links - super fast (1-second & instant preview)
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Support for PDD – Real-time, Partial Data Delivery (PDD)
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Weapons Wizard (need to be customized per MDS)
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Web-based workflow for forms*
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Automatic parts ordering*
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Integrated Web-FLIS*
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Integration with ETIMS*
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Integrated Job-Transfer capabilities
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Interactive and live Annotations
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Integrated ‘My Daily Report’ capabilities*
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Integrated and interactive 781 support*
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Converting all troubleshooting to interactive process (in S1000D), and sustaining interactive troubleshooting in all changes and revisions for maintenance and GCS data (S1000D processbased, all users selections are tracked and logged, to enhance fleet-wide troubleshooting effectiveness, and provide a major tenet of CBM+)
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Security CMMC 2.0 Level 2, and FedRamp
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Handling and publishing of classified data

Core Modules

Maintenance
IPB Parts Wizard
Weapons Wizard
Flight Manuals EFB
Interactive Trouble­shooting
Usage & Analysis
Virtual Forms
Import Wizard
MDDV/AR AR/MX Glasses
* Requires ATO for full 2-way capabilities

A Fast, Responsive User Experience.

CleanCustomizableTouch devicesAny size

Zero-Wait State

Zero-Wait State technology powers an ultra-responsive interface where disparate data is a second away and graphics display automagically.

Supported Formats

MDDV requires no installation, no maintenance, no updates (also, no Java, Flash, plugins, extension or ActiveX are used or required).
MDDV includes full support for S1000D (all issues, including 5.0). MDDV can support any feature listed in the S1000D Functionality Matrix, for S1000D for all issues, including 5.0. MDDV also fully supports complete synergy with S2000M/S3000L.
MDDV includes native support for SGML. The full functionality of MDDV is retained, plus the data presentation can mimic PDF (i.e., display by TO, Chapter, Section). Inputting SGML data to MDDV is a one-time process (called induction), only mapping all graphical elements to MDDV. SGML induction cost is a fraction of S1000D conversion. Complete induction takes less than 6 months (for a major weapon system). Since there is no conversion (the source SGML does not change) – there is no need for a Val/Ver process. Future changes to the SGML are processed instantly (1-5 minutes for large data). In addition, the SGML data can be used simultaneously and interchangeably with MDDV S1000D, DITA and, PDF data (combined in the TOC, searches cover all the data, etc.)
MDDV includes native support for DITA. The full functionality of MDDV is retained. DITA induction costs a fraction of S1000D conversion. In addition, the DITA data can be used simultaneously and interchangeably with MDDV S1000D, SGML, and PDF data (combined in the TOC, searches cover all the data, etc.)
MDDV includes native support for PDF (no additional PDF viewer is needed). This includes partial functionality of MDDV. Inducting PDF files into MDDV can be done very quickly (thousands of files in a day). In addition, the PDF data can be used simultaneously and interchangeably with MDDV S1000D, SGML, and DITA data (combined in the TOC, searches cover all the data, etc.)

Certified for USAF Network

MDDV version 11.x is certified in accordance with (IAW) AFI 33-210 as application software connected to the AF Network (AFNET) and AF SIPRNet and is placed on the AF Evaluated/Approved Products List (AF E/APL).

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Agnostic

MDDV operates on nearly any platform, regardless of operating system, device or cloud service.

Connected, disconnected, embedded.

Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome
Apple Safari
Microsoft Edge logo
Microsoft Edge

Compatible with all major browsers

30%

MDDV will save between 20% and 30% on all maintenance actions!—UDRI CBA report

Additional Features

The following modules can be added to your MDDV package:
AI Joe ML/AI
Schematics Wiring Wizard
Val/Ver Aid
3D GUI
Graphics Wizard
PDF Integrated
Legacy UI LUI
Wiring LiveWire
Fleet Trouble­shooting Analyzer
SGML Support
Partial Data Delivery (PDD)
Visual Search
Secure Call (Hey Chief)
Change Notifier
MultiConfig
MDDA Authoring
Applicability Wizard
MDDV Enterprise Edition
CSDB/AI
Test Wizard
MDDT Training
XPP Xyvision Support

LiveWire™

Instant, dynamic digital wiring, integrated with all maintenance data.

LiveWire™ is an optional module of MDDV, providing market-leading digital wiring solutions. The best part is: it's integrated into all MDDV maintenance data.

Cost and schedule vary according to the source data (i.e., REMIS, or OEM data), consistency, and the size of the source data
Cost and schedule vary according to the source data (i.e., troubleshooting graphics, HTML, etc.), consistency, and the size of the source data
Cost and schedule vary according to the source data (i.e., REMIS, or OEM data), consistency, and the size of the source data
Fleet Troubleshooting Analyzer™, Graphics Converter, Val/Ver Aid, MultiConfig™, MDDV Enterprise Edition™, Test Wizard™, MDDS FLIS Server, MDDS CMS
(customization per MDS) Cost and schedule vary according to the source data format and consistency
Cost and schedule vary according to the source data format (i.e., CATIA, or legacy data), consistency, and the size of the source data
(customization per MDS) Cost and schedule vary according to the source data format, consistency, and the size of the source data
Cost and schedule vary according to the source data format, consistency, and the size of the source data
(requires ATO)
(requires ATO)
(using Xyvision data in MDDV, without conversion to S1000D)
b1B-1B - Phase-1 for MDDV complete.

Optimized for CBM+

  • Maintenance Data Collection
    MDDV automatically collects real-time maintenance data (time to perform all activities, by user, unit, tail, model)
  • Fault Detection, Diagnostics, Prognostics
    All steps & timings collected automatically – fed into advanced troubleshooting analyzer module
  • Integration with Logistics & Training
  • Next generation work-cards
    Automatically optimized output by tail/job/skills/area – every step automatically tracked, timed, and reported
  • Fully Integrated Data/IETM
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Classes

Source

The functionality of IETMs systems is broken down into six classes. But these classes are more like points in a spectrum of features with most real-world IETM products falling somewhere in between two classes.

IETM Functionality Matrix

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Due to the imprecise nature of the generic descriptions used in the class and level description of IETMs, IETMs are now defined using a Functionality Matrix. IETMs can have many different features and the Functionality Matrix is used as a checklist of which features are required for a particular IETM. This checklist more precisely defines what functionality an IETM has, and allows clearer communication between an IETM developer and the IETM customer. Classes and levels of IETMS are no longer regarded as acceptable descriptors of IETMs.

The IETM functionality matrix was first developed by the US Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) Product Support Committee. It is used in most US military technical data specifications as well as S1000D, the international IETM standard.

Navigating the Future: The Rise of Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs)

In an era characterized by rapid technological advancement, the realm of technical documentation has undergone a profound transformation. Gone are the days of static, cumbersome manuals gathering dust on shelves. Enter the age of Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs), where information is not just presented but engaged with, empowering users with dynamic, intuitive, and efficient access to essential guidance.

IETMs represent a paradigm shift in how technical information is disseminated and utilized across various industries, from aerospace and defense to manufacturing and beyond. These advanced digital repositories integrate multimedia elements, interactive features, and user-friendly interfaces to deliver comprehensive guidance tailored to the needs of modern operators, technicians, and engineers.

At the heart of IETMs lies their electronic nature, enabling seamless accessibility across diverse digital platforms. Unlike traditional paper-based manuals, interactive electronic technical manuals harness the power of digital technology to offer unparalleled flexibility and versatility. Whether accessed through desktop computers, tablets, or even mobile devices, IETMs provide users with on-demand access to crucial information, regardless of their location or environment.

The term “interactive technical” is more than just a buzzword; it encapsulates the essence of IETMs`' transformative capabilities. By incorporating interactive elements such as hyperlinks, search functionalities, and multimedia content, these manuals empower users to navigate complex information effortlessly. From troubleshooting procedures to maintenance instructions, every aspect of the technical workflow becomes more accessible and intuitive through interactive engagement.

One of the key advantages of IETMs is their ability to adapt to the evolving needs of users and industries. Unlike their static counterparts, which require extensive printing and distribution processes to implement updates, interactive electronic technical manuals can be easily modified and distributed in real-time. This agility ensures that users always have access to the most up-to-date information, enhancing safety, efficiency, and productivity across various operational contexts. Use of process data modules in an IETM can have results that get fed back to the user or the IETM.

Moreover, IETMs facilitate collaborative learning and knowledge sharing within organizations. By enabling users to annotate, bookmark, and share specific sections of the manual, these digital platforms foster a culture of continuous improvement and collective expertise. Whether it`'s sharing best practices, documenting custom procedures, or providing feedback on existing content, IETMs serve as dynamic hubs for knowledge exchange and collaboration.

The integration of multimedia elements further enriches the user experience within IETMs. From instructional videos and 3D animations to interactive simulations and virtual reality modules, multimedia content enhances comprehension and retention of complex technical concepts. Visual representations can often convey information more effectively than text alone, making IETMs invaluable tools for training, troubleshooting, and performance support. IETMs could be following the structure of paper manuals and change on the fly to different data structures.

In addition to their utility in day-to-day operations, IETMs play a crucial role in enhancing organizational resilience and readiness. In high-stakes industries such as aerospace and defense, where precision and reliability are paramount, interactive electronic technical manuals serve as indispensable resources for mission-critical tasks. By providing operators and technicians with instant access to critical information, IETMs contribute to operational readiness, reduce downtime, and mitigate the risk of errors or accidents.

The widespread adoption of IETMs is emblematic of the broader digital transformation sweeping across industries worldwide. As organizations embrace the principles of Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT), the demand for agile, intelligent technical documentation solutions continues to grow. IETMs represent not just a technological evolution but a strategic imperative for businesses seeking to remain competitive in an increasingly complex and dynamic global landscape.

Furthermore, the benefits of IETMs extend beyond operational efficiency and safety to encompass environmental sustainability. By transitioning from paper-based manuals to digital platforms, organizations can significantly reduce their environmental footprint associated with printing, shipping, and disposal of physical documentation. In an era increasingly defined by concerns over climate change and resource conservation, the adoption of IETMs reflects a commitment to sustainable practices and responsible stewardship.

Looking ahead, the evolution of IETMs is poised to accelerate further, driven by advances in artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and machine learning. These emerging technologies hold the promise of further enhancing the interactivity, intelligence, and personalization of technical documentation solutions. From AI-powered chatbots providing real-time assistance to AR overlays offering hands-free guidance in the field, the future of IETMs is as exciting as it is transformative. Use of technical manuals, electronic technical publications, and AI-powered chatbots should follow a strict privacy policy.

In conclusion, Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs) represent a quantum leap forward in how technical information is created, disseminated, and utilized in the digital age. By harnessing the power of electronic technology, interactivity, and multimedia, these advanced digital platforms empower users with unparalleled access to critical guidance and support. As industries continue to embrace the principles of digital transformation, IETMs will play an increasingly pivotal role in driving operational excellence, fostering collaboration, and ensuring organizational resilience in an ever-changing world. Contact us with any questions and to learn more.