OGC Press Releases

OGC’s final call for sponsors of major location information interoperability testbed

Release Date: 
2014-07-10
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10 July 2014. For more than a decade the OGC Interoperability Program has used an agile testbed-based development process to deliver open standards for communicating spatial information of all kinds.  The OGC is now planning OGC Testbed 11. You are invited to bring your organization’s spatial information communication requirements to this innovative process for making “where” data move easily through workflows.

The OGC adopts Open Modelling Interface (OpenMI) Standard

Release Date: 
2014-07-01
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1 July 2014 – The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) membership has approved the Open Modelling Interface Standard Version 2 (OpenMI) as an OGC standard. This standard defines a means by which independently developed computer models of environmental processes, or indeed any processes, can exchange data as they run and hence facilitates the modelling of interacting processes.

OGC seeks comments on charter for Agriculture Domain Working Group

Release Date: 
2014-07-01
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1 July 2014. An OGC Agriculture Domain Working Group (SWG) is being chartered as an open forum for the discussion and presentation of interoperability requirements, use cases, pilots, and implementations of OGC standards in the Agriculture domain. Initiators of the new SWG seek comments from the public on the draft charter. The comment period closes on 2014-07-31. Comments should be submitted to charter-requests [at] opengeospatial.org.

OGC publishes Testbed 10 Aviation Information Management Engineering Reports

Release Date: 
2014-06-26
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26 June 2014 – 22 public Engineering Reports resulted from the Open Geospatial Consortium's (OGC®) recently completed OGC Interoperability Testbed 10 (OSW-10), the most recent in the OGC's yearly series of major geospatial interoperability testbeds. Eight of these reports focused on Aviation Information Management. Use cases and scenarios provided by Testbed 10 sponsors defined the interoperability requirements.

The OGC calls for participation in a CityGML Data Quality Interoperability Experiment

Release Date: 
2014-06-24
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Contact: info [at] opengeospatial.org

24 June 2014. The OGC calls for participation in an interoperability experiment to define data quality requirements for virtual 3D city models encoded in CityGML.

CityGML has been widely adopted and is used throughout the world as a data model and exchange format for virtual 3D city and landscape models. An increasing range of applications has raised the demand for high quality 3D data.

OGC and Joint Research Centre to collaborate on standards for geospatial interoperability

Release Date: 
2014-06-19
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19 June 2014. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) have signed a collaboration agreement to enhance the development and use of geospatial standards. It is anticipated that this collaboration will enable the JRC to more effectively contribute to the OGC standards process, and facilitate the consideration of European objectives and requirements during the development of international open geospatial standards.

The OGC seeks comments on candidate OGC Web Map Tile Service Simple Profile

Release Date: 
2014-06-12
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10 June 2014. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC™) membership seeks public comment on the candidate OGC Web Map Tile Service Simple Profile of the OGC Web Map Tile Service (WMTS) Interface Standard.

Current OGC WMTS Interface Standard implementations return small, pre-generated map images (e.g., PNG or JPEG) or reuse cached map requests that follow a discrete set of tile matrices. The standard defines rules for multiple request/response patterns, including KVP, REST and SOAP.

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