The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is a non-profit, international, voluntary consensus standards organization that is leading the development of standards for geospatial and location based services.
Peter Rushforth discusses the development of proposed new standards for spatial information, ones that leverage the architectural style of the Web in order to lower the barriers to use and re-use of not only SDI, but also potentially any spatial information on the Web. Firstly describing what you can easily do today with Map Markup Language, or “MapML”, and then presenting ideas how links between and within Web pages and maps of the future could be as seamless and useful as links on today’s Web.
The core GeoPackage provides a base set of tables to store geographic, raster, feature, and attribute data. While maps contain the same information, more is expected from the output to make it consumable. For GeoPackage, this can be enabled through extensions.
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Product: KING GEO DATA MANAGEMENT 1.0 Organization: KING ICT d.o.o. Standards: WMS-client 1.3.0