In 2017, OGC's Innovation Program officially changed its name from the Interoperability Program and crossed the '100th initiative' milestone. In this time, I also came on as its new Executive Director.
Luis Bermudez's blog
Dr Luis Bermudez talks about the new way that the OGC Validation Tools will be managed.
The NSF has an open program solicitation that seeks to establish more ‘Big Data Spokes’ to Advance Big Data Applications. An OGC IP initiative could help prototype and design a solution for Big Data Spokes, based on open standards, that could be further implemented in a Data Hub.
OGC's new Executive Director of its Innovation Program investigates how OGC Innovation Initiatives help advance innovation, and what makes OGC succeed in developing useful standards?
OGC now provides a WMS 1.3 Client Test that client developers can use to confirm that their clients correctly implement the OGC Web Map Service 1.3 Interface Standard.
I'm very pleased to announce the KML 2.2 validator now available at the OGC Testing Facility. It validates if implementations are correctly publishing KML data. The validator tests kml and kmz files, located locally or available via a URL. To get certified follow these simple steps.
More details about the test in my previous blog about this topic. Enjoy!
KML is an XML language focused on geographic visualization, including annotation of maps and images. KML is supported in numerous earth browser applications and geospatial software products. About 70 KML 2.2 implementations are registered in the OGC implementations database.
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