OGC Press Releases

OGC is considering a proposed work item for 3D Tiles as a Community Standard

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2016-08-29
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The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is considering start of a new work item for a Community Standard: 3D Tiles. The public is requested to comment on this work item proposal.

3D Tiles is a publicly available open specification for streaming massive heterogeneous 3D geospatial datasets for visualization. To expand on existing 2D and 2.5D streaming of map tiles and terrain, 3D Tiles support 3D models such as buildings (exterior and interior), trees, point clouds, TIN terrain, and vector data use cases.

OGC requests comment on charter for environmental electromagnetic field data model Domain Working Group

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2016-08-29
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The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks public comment on the draft OGC Spectrum Model Language Domain Working Group (SpectrumML DWG) Charter.

The OGC SpectrumML DWG Charter defines the role of a group of OGC members representing the interests of multiple communities that would benefit from having a common international standard data model and derived encoding(s) for environmental electromagnetic fields. Those communities include the remote sensing, electromagnetic compatibility, wireless communications communities, and others.

Location Powers Workshop to advance Geospatial applications of Big Data

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2016-08-18
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The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has announced its Location Powers: Big Data workshop, occurring on Tuesday 20th September in Orlando, Florida.

The Location Powers: Big Data workshop will bring together leading developers of geospatial big data systems. This is an opportunity for participants to hear about the latest developments in the field, as well as contribute to the collective discussion concerning advancing the use of big data computing techniques being applied to geospatial data.

OGC releases CityGML Quality Interoperability Experiment Engineering Report

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2016-08-17
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The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has released the results of the CityGML Quality Interoperability Experiment (QIE) as a public Engineering Report.

Carried out as a joint activity between the OGC, SIG3D and EuroSDR, the CityGML QIE,  defined data quality requirements for a general CityGML data specification, created recommended implementation guidance for CityGML encoded 3D data, and provided a suite of tools to carry out quality assurance on CityGML data.

OGC requests participation in its Marine DWG

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2016-08-03
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The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is calling for public participation in its newly-established Marine Domain Working Group (Marine DWG).

The Marine DWG was established to address applicability of the OGC standards baseline with regards to marine geospatial data, and to ensure knowledge is exchanged effectively between the relevant standards organizations, the OGC membership, and the broader geospatial community.

OGC announces v3.0 of its Catalogue Services (CAT) Standard

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2016-07-12
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12 July 2016. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announces the release of version 3.0 of the OGC Catalogue Services standard.

Catalogue services support the ability to publish and search geospatial data and services. Information (metadata) provided by catalogues supports evaluation and further processing by both humans and software.

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