OGC Requests

OGC requests comment on standard model and encoding for timeseries data

Status: 
Please note:  This Request is scheduled to close on 17 September 2015.
Open Date: 
Tue, 08/18/2015
Closing Date: 
Fri, 09/18/2015 - 03:59
Description: 

Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) request comments on proposed OGC standards for the representation of observations as timeseries, that is, a sequence of data values which are ordered in time.

The OGC Timeseries Profile of Observations and Measurements candidate standard is a conceptual model for the representation of observations data as timeseries, with the intent of enabling the exchange of such data sets across information systems. This standard does not define an encoding for the conceptual model, however there is an accompanying OGC candidate standard which defines an XML encoding (OGC TimeseriesML 1.0 - XML Encoding of the Timeseries Profile of Observations and Measurements). Other encodings may be developed in future.

Comment: 

Comments can be submitted to a dedicated email reflector for a thirty day period ending on the "Close request date" listed above, Comments received will be consolidated and reviewed by OGC members for incorporation into the document. Please submit your comments using the following link: requests [at] lists.opengeospatial.org (Click here to submit comments) The link provided above should include a standard template in the message body. If the preloaded message body does not work properly using your mail client, please refer to the following template for the message body: Comments Template

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OGC Requests: 

OGC requests comment on extension that integrates OGC Web Coverage Service Standard with JPEG 2000 and JPIP

Status: 
Please note:  This Request closed on 01 August 2015.
Open Date: 
Thu, 07/02/2015
Closing Date: 
Sat, 08/01/2015 - 04:00
Description: 

Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) request comments on the OGC® Web Coverage Service 2.0 Interface Standard – JPEG2000/JPIP Coverage Encoding Extension – abbreviated as “JPEG2000/JPIP-Coverage”. This candidate OGC Best Practice extends version 2.0 of the OGC Web Coverage Service (WCS) Interface Standard to add support for requesting and returning coverage data formatted as JPEG 2000 (JP2), both as a static image and as a JPEG 2000 Interactive Protocol (JPIP) stream, encoded using either the classic JP2 format or the OGC GML in JPEG 2000 Encoding Standard.

Comment: 

Comments can be submitted to a dedicated email reflector for a thirty day period ending on the "Close request date" listed above, Comments received will be consolidated and reviewed by OGC members for incorporation into the document. Please submit your comments using the following link: requests [at] lists.opengeospatial.org (Click here to submit comments) The link provided above should include a standard template in the message body. If the preloaded message body does not work properly using your mail client, please refer to the following template for the message body: Comments Template

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OGC seeks public comment on OGC Web Coverage Service - Transaction operation extension

Status: 
Please note: This Request is scheduled to close on 25 July 2015.
Open Date: 
Thu, 06/25/2015
Closing Date: 
Sat, 07/25/2015 - 04:00
Description: 

The OGC Web Coverage Service (WCS) Interface Standard is an open standard widely implemented in geospatial applications around the world. The standard’s main function up until now has been to support retrieval of geospatial "coverages" data such as spatio-temporal sensor, image, simulation, and statistics data. With the new Transaction extension, the standard will support not only retrieval but also transactions such as create, update, and delete. When geographic information systems (GIS), scientific models and other geospatial systems and services implement the standard, users of those systems and services gain versatile access to geospatial information from a wide variety of sources. Such access will be useful generally in geospatial information management and use, and also in “big data” applications that involve geospatial data.

Comment: 

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OGC seeks public comment on SensorThings API standard for Internet of Things

Status: 
Please note: This Request is scheduled to close on 18 July 2015.
Open Date: 
Thu, 06/18/2015
Closing Date: 
Sat, 07/18/2015 - 04:00
Description: 

The OGC® membership seeks public comment on the candidate OGC SensorThings API Standard, Part 1. The OGC SensorThings API is a free and non-proprietary lightweight interface specification that simplifies and accelerates the development of Web-based Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

Application developers can use this open standard to connect to various IoT devices and create innovative applications without needing to individually integrate the heterogeneous protocols of the different IoT devices, gateways and services. System manufacturers can embed the OGC SensorThings API in their IoT hardware and software platforms so that the different platforms’ IoT devices can effortlessly connect with other servers that implement the standard. Because device location communication is useful in almost every IoT application, an open, lightweight, widely used standards-based location encoding is part of the SensorThings API.

This new standard is designed specifically for resource-constrained IoT devices and the Web developer community. The candidate standard follows REST principles and uses an efficient JSON encoding and the flexible OASIS OData URL conventions.

The candidate OGC SensorThings API Standard was designed to be compatible with a rich set of proven and widely-adopted open standards, such as the Web protocols and the OGC Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) standards, including the ISO/OGC Observation and Measurement Encoding Standard. Thus the OGC SensorThings API is extensible and can be applied in both simple and complex use cases.

At a high level the OGC SensorThings API provides a Sensing Profile and a Tasking Profile. The Sensing Profile, which is Part 1, provides a standard way to manage and retrieve observations and metadata from heterogeneous IoT sensor systems, similar to the OGC Sensor Observation Service (SOS) Interface Standard. The Tasking Profile, when completed as SensorThings Part 2, will provide functions similar to the OGC Sensor Planning Service (SPS) Interface Standard.

The SensorThings API RFC can be downloaded below. Comments are due by 18 July 2015.

Comment: 

Comments can be submitted to a dedicated email reflector for a thirty day period ending on the "Close request date" listed above, Comments received will be consolidated and reviewed by OGC members for incorporation into the document. Please submit your comments using the following link: requests [at] lists.opengeospatial.org (Click here to submit comments) The link provided above should include a standard template in the message body. If the preloaded message body does not work properly using your mail client, please refer to the following template for the message body: Comments Template

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OGC Calls for Participation in a Sensor IoT Interoperability Pilot Project for Incident Management Information Sharing (IMIS) (IMIS-IoT)

Status: 
Please note: This Request closed on 22 May 2015.
Open Date: 
Wed, 04/22/2015
Closing Date: 
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 04:00
Description: 

RFQ Issued Date: 22 April 2015
Bidders Questions due
: 5pm EDT on 1 May 2015
Bidders Q&A Webinar: 10:00-11:30 EDT on 4 May 2015
RFQ Written Comments due: 5pm EDT on 11 May 2015 
Proposals Due Date: 5pm EDT on 22 May 2015

Go Directly to the Request for Quotation Document 
Go Directly to the Bidder's Q&A Webinar Information
Go Directly to the Request for Quotation Clarifications

 

Overview

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has issued a Request for Quotations/Call for Participation (RFQ/CFP) in the Incident Management Information Sharing (IMIS) Internet of Things Pilot Project (IMIS IoT Pilot).(http://www.opengeospatial.org/projects/initiatives/imisiot).

IMIS IoT Pilot sponsors have documented interoperability requirements and objectives for this pilot activity. Organizations selected to participate in the IMIS IoT Pilot will develop solutions based on the sponsors’ use cases, requirements and scenarios, which are described in detail in the RFQ/CFP. Participants’ solutions will implement using existing OGC standards as well as new prototype interface and encoding specifications introduced or developed in OGC testbeds. Outcomes will be documented in public OGC Engineering Reports.

The Point of Contact for information about this Pilot initiative is Lew Leinenweber via email at:  imis-iot-responses [at] opengeospatial.org.

IMIS IoT Pilot Sponsors

The RFQ/CFP includes details of technical requirements and task to be performed as well as details on participation eligibility, selection process and kickoff workshop information.

OGC testbeds, pilot projects and interoperability experiments are part of the OGC Interoperability Program, a global, hands-on collaborative prototyping program designed to rapidly develop, test and deliver proven candidate standards into the OGC Specification Program, where they are formalized for public release.

Responses are due by 5:00 pm EDT on 22 May 2015.

Click a link below to download individual files or a complete package for the RFQ/CFP.

DOWNLOAD RFQ/CFP PACKAGE (as .zip archive)

Complete  RFQ/CFP (pdf zip format)
Complete  RFQ/CFP (doc zip format)

INDIVIDUAL FILES

RFQ Main Body (pdf)
RFQ Main Body (docx)
RFQ Annex A (pdf)
RFQ Annex A (doc)
RFQ Annex B (pdf)
RFQ Annex B (doc)

RFQ/CFP RESPONSE TEMPLATES (not included in above package)

 OGC IMIS IoT Techincal Response Template (doc)
 OGC IMIS IoT Finance Spreadsheet Template (xls)

QUESTIONS: Bidder's Q&A Webinar

Date and Time: 4 May 2015, 10:00-11:30am US EDT

Register here: https://portal.opengeospatial.org/public_ogc/register/imisiot_bidder.php

For the most efficient use of time in this webinar, please send your questions in advance to imis-iot-responses [at] opengeospatial [dot] org, by 5 pm EDT on 1 May 2015.

 

CLARIFICATIONS

Deadline to submit questions on the RFQ/CFP: 11 May 2015

The Clarifications Document will be located at the link below:

   Clarifications

OGC Requests: 

OGC seeks public comment on the OGC WaterML2.0: part 2 - Ratings, Gaugings and Sections Standard

Status: 
Please note:  This Request  closed on 8 May 2015.
Open Date: 
Thu, 04/09/2015
Closing Date: 
Fri, 05/08/2015 - 04:00
Description: 

The membership of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks public comment on the candidate WaterML2.0 - part 2: Ratings, Gaugings and Sections Standard.

WaterML2.0 represents an initiative within the joint WMO/OGC Hydrology Domain Working Group to address standards development and interoperability of hydrological information systems at an international level. The first part of WaterML2.0 focused on a standard information model, and an XML encoding derived from that model, for time series of hydrological observations.

The candidate WaterML2.0 - part 2: Ratings, Gaugings and Sections Standard describes an information model for exchanging rating tables, gauging observations and river sections.

Comment: 

Comments can be submitted to a dedicated email reflector for a thirty day period ending on the "Close request date" listed above, Comments received will be consolidated and reviewed by OGC members for incorporation into the document. Please submit your comments using the following link: requests [at] lists.opengeospatial.org (Click here to submit comments) The link provided above should include a standard template in the message body. If the preloaded message body does not work properly using your mail client, please refer to the following template for the message body: Comments Template

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OGC seeks public comment on CF-netCDF 3.0 encoding using the GML Coverage Application Schema Standard

Status: 
Please note:  This Request is scheduled to close on 3 April 2015.
Open Date: 
Wed, 03/04/2015
Closing Date: 
Fri, 04/03/2015 - 04:00
Description: 

The membership of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks public comment on the candidate OGC CF-netCDF 3.0 encoding using the GML Coverage Application Schema Standard.

This new addition to the netCDF suite of standards provides additional ways to serve complex multi-dimensional CF-netCDF data for use in geographic information systems (GIS) or other geospatial systems not capable of handling complex CF-netCDF data.

The OGC CF-netCDF 3.0 encoding standard (Climate and Forecast conventions for netCDF) has emerged as a widely used and well supported data model and encoding for domains such as atmospheric science, oceanography, climatology, meteorology, and hydrology. It supports multi-dimensional gridded data and multi-dimensional multi-point data representing space and time-varying phenomena.

This candidate standard specifies an extension of CF-netCDF 3.0.  This extension is an encoding model of the CF-netCDF dataset that uses the OGC GML Application Schema – Coverages schema. The GML Application Schema – Coverages schema (GMLCOV) specifies the OGC Geography Markup Language (GML) coverage structures to be used by OGC standards. OGC coverages are two- (and sometimes higher-) dimensional metaphors for phenomena found on or near a portion of the Earth's surface, including, for example, Earth imaging data, regular and irregular grids, point clouds, and meshes.

The OGC CF-netCDF 3.0 encoding using the GML Coverage Application Schema Standard supports three different ways of encoding the CF-netCDF data model: binary, XML, or ASCII.

The documents for the candidate OGC CF-netCDF 3.0 encoding using the GML Coverage Application Schema Standard Standard are available for review and comment below

Comment: 

Comments can be submitted to a dedicated email reflector for a thirty day period ending on the "Close request date" listed above, Comments received will be consolidated and reviewed by OGC members for incorporation into the document. Please submit your comments using the following link: requests [at] lists.opengeospatial.org (Click here to submit comments) The link provided above should include a standard template in the message body. If the preloaded message body does not work properly using your mail client, please refer to the following template for the message body: Comments Template

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OGC Requests: 

OGC seeks public comment on candidate 3D Portrayal Service Standard

Status: 
Please note:  This Request closed on 27 February 2015.
Open Date: 
Wed, 01/28/2015
Closing Date: 
Fri, 02/27/2015 - 05:00
Description: 

In the last decade, progress in airborne and mobile laser scanning and photogrammetric methods has brought an explosion of terrain data and detailed 3D models of the built environment. The 3d models are often maintained in proprietary environments. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and the Web3D Consortium have both been working to address the need for interoperability, as well as the content challenges of volume, access speed, and diversity of devices. The Web3D Consortium has focused on open standards for real-time 3D visualization, including streaming, and their members developed a Geospatial Component extension for X3D. The OGC has focused on developing a service interface to provide interoperable access to 3D geospatial data servers. In 2012, a group of OGC members, building on work done in both organizations, completed the 3D Portrayal Interoperability Experiment (3DPIE) to develop and evaluate best practices for 3D portrayal services.

Comment: 

Comments can be submitted to a dedicated email reflector for a thirty day period ending on the "Close request date" listed above, Comments received will be consolidated and reviewed by OGC members for incorporation into the document. Please submit your comments using the following link: requests [at] lists.opengeospatial.org (Click here to submit comments) The link provided above should include a standard template in the message body. If the preloaded message body does not work properly using your mail client, please refer to the following template for the message body: Comments Template

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OGC seeks public comment on LandInfra Conceptual Model

Status: 
Please note:  This Request is scheduled to close on 22 February 2015.
Open Date: 
Thu, 01/22/2015
Closing Date: 
Sun, 02/22/2015 - 05:00
Description: 

The membership of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks public comment on the candidate OGC LandInfra Conceptual Model.

This document, the first public draft of the OGC's proposed UML conceptual model for land parcels and the built environment, communicates the proposed intent and content of a new candidate OGC standard to be called the OGC InfraGML Encoding Standard. The UML conceptual model establishes a single set of consistent concepts that could be implemented in GML (as InfraGML) or in other encoding mechanisms.

After reviewing the existing LandXML format, the OGC Land and Infrastructure Domain Working Group (LandInfraDWG) decided that a fresh start standard was warranted. The new standard would have a use case driven subset of LandXML functionality, but it would be consistent with the OGC standards baseline, implemented with the OGC Geography Markup Language (GML), and supported by a Unified Model Language (UML) conceptual model. Called InfraGML, this new standard would: be supported by a recognized Standards Developing Organization, OGC align with existing OGC (and TC211 and SQL/MM) standards, including the OGC Modular Specification benefit from functionality already supported by GML, including features, geometry, coordinate reference systems, linear referencing, and surface modeling (TIN) initially focus on alignments/roads, survey, and land parcels, the subject areas for which there are identified needs and committed resources for development using modular extensions, be able to expand into other areas (e.g., "wet" infrastructure pipe networks) as resources become available be use-case driven be based on a UML conceptual model developed prior to any encoding, such as GML have more up-to-date functionality be synchronized with the concurrent efforts by buildingSMART International in their development of Infrastructure-based Industry Foundation Classes (IFCs), and be more easily integrated with TransXML and OGC CityGML.

The document for the candidate OGC LandInfra Conceptual Model are available for review and comment below.  Comments are due by 22 February, 2015.

Comment: 

Comments can be submitted to a dedicated email reflector for a thirty day period ending on the "Close request date" listed above, Comments received will be consolidated and reviewed by OGC members for incorporation into the document. Please submit your comments using the following link: requests [at] lists.opengeospatial.org (Click here to submit comments) The link provided above should include a standard template in the message body. If the preloaded message body does not work properly using your mail client, please refer to the following template for the message body: Comments Template

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OGC Requests: 

OGC seeks public comment on KML 2.3 standard

Status: 
Please note:  This Request is scheduled to close on 18 January 2015.
Open Date: 
Fri, 12/19/2014
Closing Date: 
Sun, 01/18/2015 - 05:00
Description: 

The membership of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks public comment on the candidate OGC KML 2.3 Standard.

KML is an XML grammar used to encode representations of places and objects for display in an earth browser, such as a 3D virtual globe, 2D web browser application, or 2D mobile application. KML can be used to accomplish various map and Earth image functions, such as: annotate places, specify icons and labels to identify geographic locations, create different camera positions to define unique views for KML features, define image overlays to attach to map views, and define the location and orientation of textured 3D objects.

The main KML enhancements provided in version 2.3 are:

  1. Addition of a new feature, KML Tour, which enables a user to specify aspects of a controlled virtual flight through a series of geographic locations, including speed, mode of flight (smooth or bounce), sound tracks and how KML features are updated throughout the tour.

  2. Addition of new geometries: Track and MultiTrack. A KML Track can capture and display the path and other aspects of  a moving object over a specified period of time.

  3. Enhancements to KML’s Extension Mechanism, allowing for the direct use of XML content from third-party schemas. KML 2.3 is now based on XML Schema 1.1 enabling Aauthors of KML Application Profile extensions are now able to experimentally add foreign element and attribute content interleaved among existing KML elements.

The documents for the candidate OGC KML 2.3 Standard are available for review and comment below.  Comments are due by 18 January, 2015.

Comment: 

Comments can be submitted to a dedicated email reflector for a thirty day period ending on the "Close request date" listed above, Comments received will be consolidated and reviewed by OGC members for incorporation into the document. Please submit your comments using the following link: requests [at] lists.opengeospatial.org (Click here to submit comments) The link provided above should include a standard template in the message body. If the preloaded message body does not work properly using your mail client, please refer to the following template for the message body: Comments Template

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