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Building Information Services And Control System (BISACS): Technical Documentation, Revision 1.0.


pdf icon Building Information Services And Control System (BISACS): Technical Documentation, Revision 1.0. (1478 K)
Vinh, A.

NISTIR 7466; 47 p. November 2007.

Keywords:

information dissemination; computers; scenarios; computer programs; data analysis; architecture; standards; performance evaluation; communication networks; first responders; emergencies; sensors; verification acceptance

Abstract:

The goal of the Building Infonnation Services and Control System (BISACS) is to create a computer based system that will allow external users to be verified and then logged into the system in order to gain access to building infonnation such as its structural layout and/or to monitor a particular building or set of buildings for alerts. The "control" aspect of the BISACS is to allow external personnel to control certain essential devices located within a building. The BISACS will be used to test a variety of scenarios, protocols and messages for demonstrating methods and metrics for linking external services to building infonnation and control systems. This document is intended for the technical audience that has a good understanding of computers, the Internet, general Web Services architecture, x509 certificates and other related subject matter. This document describes the components that make up the BISACS and how they are integrated in order to support the Building Infonnation Services and Control System's various goals. As a project, the BISACS has not matured fully; it is the purpose of this document to describe the underlying support system implemented for the BISACS as well as what has been implemented to date in supporting the alerts monitoring feature of the BISACS.