OGC Press Releases

OGC and TDWG Biodiversity Information Standards will Collaborate on Joint Standards

Release Date: 
2006-12-14
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Wayland, Mass., December 14, 2006 - The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) and the international body for Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on standards to promote dissemination of information about biological organisms and the diversity of life on earth.

OGC Interoperability Day Highlights Successful Standards Applications

Release Date: 
2006-11-03
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Wayland, MA, November 16, 2006 - At a recent Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) seminar, Dan Mandl of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center described how NASA is using the OGC's Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) standards to simplify the tasking of satellites. "Software services based on open architectures have opened the door to standardized tasking of Earth imaging satellites," explained Mandl.

OGC Appoints European Business Development Director

Release Date: 
2006-10-06
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Bonn, Germany, 6 October 2006. The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) announced that it has acquired the services of Ms. Athina Trakas to manage its European business development activities. Ms. Trakas will work on behalf of the Consortium to further expand European involvement in OGC programs, and to enhance the Consortium's capacity to address regional interoperability requirements. Ms. Trakas appointment was formalized through a business agreement between the OGC and the Consulting Center for Geographic Information (CCGIS).

OGC Seminar Will Demonstrate Benefits of Geospatial Interoperability

Release Date: 
2006-09-21
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Wayland, MA, September 21, 2006 - The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc.® (OGC), in association with the Geospatial Information and TechnologyAssociation (GITA) will host an Interoperability Day Seminar focusingon the confirmed benefits of using standards-based interoperablegeospatial technologies and the challenges for the future.

Vendors Bring Expertise to Standards-based Watershed Portal

Release Date: 
2006-08-31
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Wayland, MA, August 31, 2006 - The Commonwealth of Kentucky, with facilitation by the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc.® (OGC), has selected three vendors to build the technology framework for the Kentucky Watershed Modeling Information Portal (KWMIP) Pilot Project (http://kwmip.ky.gov). Each vendor will contribute key technology for the interoperable OGC standards-based solution aimed at streamlining data collection and other steps needed for watershed modeling.

OGC Announces Fall Interoperability Day

Release Date: 
2006-08-30
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Wayland, MA, August 30, 2006 - The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. ® (OGC), announces an Interoperability Day Seminar on October 4, 2006 to be held in conjunction with its Technical and Planning Committee Meetings in Tyson's Corner, Vienna, Virginia. The event, held in association with the Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA), is open to all and will focus on the state of geospatial and information technology interoperability. The seminar will include a keynote address, multi-vendor demonstration, and panel discussions.

Preetha Pulusani Retires from the OGC Board

Release Date: 
2006-08-14
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Wayland, MA, USA, August 14, 2006. Preetha Pulusani announced her retirement from the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) Board of Directors. She recently resigned as president of the Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I) division at Intergraph Corporation to pursue career interests outside the geospatial industry. She is now CEO and President of InterThink Solutions, Inc.

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