OGC Press Releases

OGC Releases Discussion Papers: Uncertainty Markup Language and OGC WCS Extension for netCDF Weather Data

Release Date: 
2009-04-23
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April 23, 2009, Wayland, Massachusetts. The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) announces the release of two Discussion Papers: Uncertainty Markup Language (UncertML) (http://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=33234) and the OpenGIS® Web Coverage Service Standard (WCS) Extension for CF-netCDF Encoding (http://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=32195).

OGC Announces April 29 Webinar Demo of OWS-6 Interoperability Testbed Results

Release Date: 
2009-04-21
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Wayland, Mass., April 21, 2009.On Wednesday, April 29, 2009, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT, the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) will conduct a free webinar demonstrating results from the OGC Web Services, Phase 6 (OWS-6) testbed activity.

In October, 2008 OWS-6 participants began a set of parallel development activities organized around geospatial interoperability requirements in the following areas:

OGC Calls for Comment on revision to OGC Web Services Common Standard

Release Date: 
2009-04-20
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April 20, 2009, Wayland, Massachusetts. The members of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) request comments to a revision to the OpenGIS® Web Services Common Standard. This document specifies many of the aspects that are common to multiple OGC Web Service (OWS) interface Implementation Standards. These common aspects are primarily parameters and data structures used in operation requests and responses. Examples of common usage are how to handle bounding boxes, exception processing, URL requests, URN expressions, key value encoding, and so forth.

OGC(R) announces HellasGI Greek Interoperability Day

Release Date: 
2009-03-25
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Bonn, Germany, March 25, 2009 - The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) announces that an Interoperability Day event will be held in conjunction with HellasGI on Friday the 3rd of April, 2009 at the Ledra Marriot Hotel in Athens, Greece.

OGC standards are becoming widely used in the geospatial world and they hold the key to building geospatial data infrastructures based on interoperable components. The EU supports wider adoption of these and other standards through the INSPIRE directive.

PCI Geomatics Becomes OGC Strategic Member

Release Date: 
2009-03-13
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Wayland, Mass., March 13, 2009 - The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) announces that PCI Geomatics has upgraded its OGC membership level to Strategic membership. PCI Geomatics' decision to upgrade underscores its commitment to geospatial interoperability, the geospatial industry, and the OGC. PCI Geomatics (as PCI Remote Sensing) was one of the eight charter members of OGC at its founding in 1994.

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