OGC Press Releases

The OGC seeks comment on revised GML in JPEG 2000 Encoding Standard

Release Date: 
2014-02-17
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17 February 2014 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks comment on the candidate GML in JPEG 2000 Encoding Standard version 2. This geospatial data encoding standard defines how the Geography Markup Language (GML) is to be used within JPEG 2000 images for adding geographic content to imagery. Once approved, the GML in JPEG2000 version 2 standard will join a suite of international open standards that provide a platform for seamless service-based publishing, discovery, assessment, ordering, access and processing of geospatial information.

OGC publishes Testbed 10 Aviation Information Management Engineering Reports

Release Date: 
2014-06-26
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26 June 2014 – 22 public Engineering Reports resulted from the Open Geospatial Consortium's (OGC®) recently completed OGC Interoperability Testbed 10 (OSW-10), the most recent in the OGC's yearly series of major geospatial interoperability testbeds. Eight of these reports focused on Aviation Information Management. Use cases and scenarios provided by Testbed 10 sponsors defined the interoperability requirements.

OGC® seeks comment on the OGC OWS Context GeoJSON Encoding Standard

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2015-10-07
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7 October 2015. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks public comment on the OGC OWS Context GeoJSON Encoding candidate standard. This candidate standard is intended to increase overall use of geospatial information by providing additional geospatial capabilities for the large and growing community of GeoJSON developers. The candidate standard provides flexible alternatives for interoperation and integration of RESTful and service-oriented geoprocessing resources.

Breakthrough In Web-Based Geographic Information

Release Date: 
1999-09-10
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Wayland, MA, USA, September 10, 1999: Members of the Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) today demonstrated a remarkable open interface that will revolutionize use of geospatial data on the Web. OGC's Web Mapping Testbed Demonstration was presented to an executive government and industry audience at Lockheed Martin Management and Data Systems in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

OpenLS Testbed Call For Participation Now Available

Release Date: 
2001-07-10
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Wayland, MA, USA, July 10, 2001 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) announces that the Call for Participation for the Open Location Services (OpenLS) Testbed is available at http://www.openls.org . The testbed will develop fundamental interfaces and services to allow a wide variety of location solutions to interoperate between infrastructure platforms and wireless devices.

OGC Demonstrates Geographic Web Services Interoperability

Release Date: 
2002-04-05
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Reston, VA, USA, April 5, 2002. On March 7, 2002, OGC members completed an on-line OGC Web Services (OWS) 1.1 demonstration in which a variety of commercial and government geoprocessing servers, clients and middleware seamlessly communicated using interoperability interfaces. Attended by OWS 1.1 initiative sponsors, government managers and industry executives, this demonstration illustrated the success of OGC's Interoperability Program as a way to achieve rapid industry agreement leading to open interfaces.

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