OGC Press Releases

The OGC Forms REST and WFS/FE Standards Working Groups

Release Date: 
2011-11-01
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1 November 2011. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announced the formation of two new OGC Technical Committee Standards Working Groups: the RESTful Service Policy Standard Working Group (REST SWG) and the Web Feature Service – Filter Encoding Standards Working Group (WFS-FE SWG). The OGC invites public review of the SWG charters and will consider comments received before 16 November 2011.

OGC Calls for input on Aircraft Access to SWIM (AAtS) Standards Harmonization

Release Date: 
2013-09-23
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23 September 2013 – The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to engage the aviation community in identifying standards efforts relevant to the provision of aircraft connectivity to the FAA’s System Wide Information Management (SWIM) infrastructure. 

RFI Information:

The OGC® adopts OGC Geo and Time Extensions Standard for OpenSearch

Release Date: 
2014-04-24
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24 April 2014 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) Members approved "OGC OpenSearch Geo and Time Extensions" as an OGC standard. This document defines an extension to the popular OpenSearch specification so that users can easily take advantage of rich geospatial and temporal search capabilities enabled by OGC standards. OGC OpenSearch Geo and Time Extensions can be downloaded from  http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/opensearchgeo.

OGC calls for comment on candidate Moving Feature Encoding standard

Release Date: 
2014-07-24
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24 July 2014 – The OGC seeks public comment on a candidate OGC® Moving Feature Encoding Standard. Part I of this candidate standard provides a standard way of encoding moving feature data in an XML encoding in the form of an OGC Geography Markup Language (GML) application schema. Part II provides a standard way of encoding moving feature data in a simple CSV (comma-separated value) format.

OGC® invites organizations to co-sponsor a major spatial interoperability testbed

Release Date: 
2015-07-13
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13 July 2015. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) invites organizations with specific spatial data integration requirements to explore a low cost, highly effective, high return on investment testbed approach to meeting those requirements. OGC testbeds are rapid prototyping activities that solve spatial interoperability issues. 

Clifford Kottman Joins OGC as Vice President, Technology Development

Release Date: 
1997-04-01
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Wayland, Massachusetts, USA April 1, 1997 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) announced today that Dr. Clifford A. Kottman, formerly of The MITRE Corporation, has become OGC's Vice President, Technology Development. In this position he will manage key activities in the OGC Technical Committee, the industry team developing the OpenGIS Specification for software interfaces and services that enable efficient use of geographic information in network computing environments.

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