OGC Press Releases

OGC seeks public comment on a proposed work item for Indexed 3D Scene Layers as a Community standard work item

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2016-11-16
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The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is considering start of a new work item for a Community Standard: Indexed 3D Scene Layers (I3S). The public is requested to comment on this work item proposal. The Indexed 3D Scene Layers (I3S) delivery format is used to stream 3D geospatial content to mobile, web and desktop clients.

OGC Requests comments on proposed Quality of Service and Experience DWG

Release Date: 
2016-10-25
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The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) requests comments on the charter for a proposed Quality of Service and Experience (QoSE) Domain Working Group (DWG).

Spatial data now plays a critical role in the smooth functioning of contemporary society. From aiding emergency workers during crises to empowering businesses to make informed decisions, the reliable availability of the spatial data infrastructures (SDIs) that provide this critical spatial information is more important than ever.

Stan Tillman receives OGC’s Gardels Award

Release Date: 
2016-09-27
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At the September meeting of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) Technical Committee in Orlando, Florida, USA, Stan Tillman received the OGC’s prestigious Kenneth D. Gardels Award. The Gardels Award is awarded each year to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to advance OGC's vision of geospatial information fully integrated into the world's information systems.

OGC publishes Testbed 12 Aviation Thread Engineering Reports

Release Date: 
2016-09-20
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Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) recently approved the release of 7 draft public OGC Engineering Reports, products of the recently completed OGC Interoperability Testbed 12 Aviation Thread. Testbed 12’s Aviation Thread was sponsored by FAA and Eurocontrol, and is the most recent in the OGC's long series of major geospatial interoperability initiatives.

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

Release Date: 
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.

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