ZEISS iDA provides the metrologist with efficient tools for measurement planning and off-line programming in car body construction. Thanks to a large number of automated functions ZEISS iDA accelerates the conversion of measuring plans into measuring programs. These are relayed in the standardized DMIS format to the appropriate measuring machines, regardless of the manufacturer. The abbreviation iDA stands for Integrated DMISGen Application. iDA accommodates the measuring plan formats of all leading carmakers.