OGC Press Releases

OGC seeks public comment on candidate GeoPackage 1.2 standard

Release Date: 
2017-02-03
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The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks public comment on its candidate GeoPackage 1.2 standard.

GeoPackage is an open, standards-based, platform-independent, portable, self-describing, compact format for transferring geospatial information. It is suitable for use across many domains, from defense and intelligence to outdoor recreation.

Location Powers event scaling linked data to big data

Release Date: 
2017-02-01
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The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has announced its next Location Powers workshop. The theme for the workshop is ‘Big Linked Geodata.’ The workshop will take place on Wednesday 22nd March, alongside OGC’s next TC Meeting, in Delft, The Netherlands.

The focus of the workshop is to investigate how big data approaches can aid in effective exploitation of linked geographic data.

OGC Calls for Participation in Major Innovation Testbed (Testbed 13)

Release Date: 
2017-01-25
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** SPECIAL NOTE - Some details in this Press Release have changed. For the most up to date details on the OGC Testbed 13 CFP please see the CFP page http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/requests/154 **

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) invites interested organizations to respond to the just released Call for Participation (CFP) in the OGC Testbed 13 Interoperability Testbed.

OGC invites participation in Electromagnetic Spectrum Domain Working Group

Release Date: 
2016-11-28
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28 November 2016 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is calling for participation in its newly established Electromagnetic Spectrum Domain Working Group (EM Spectrum DWG). This group will review requirements for an international open standard data model and derived encoding(s) for data describing electromagnetic fields in real-world environments. After reviewing requirements, the group may charter an OGC Standards Working Group to develop the standard data model and encodings.

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