OGC Press Releases

lat/lon Takes Principal Membership in the OGC(R)

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2010-06-02
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Wayland, MA, June 2, 2010. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) ( http://www.opengeospatial.org ) announced that lat/lon ( http://www.lat-lon.de ) has become a Principal Member of the OGC.

Principal Members evaluate and provide guidance on market direction and Consortium focus, and have authority over the development, release and adoption of OGC standards through their voting rights in the OGC Planning Committee (PC).

OGC and OSCRE Work Together to Advance Real Estate Standards across the Globe

Release Date: 
2011-03-31
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March 31, 2011 - OSCRE (the Open Standards Consortium for Real Estate) today announced that they have updated their Memorandum of Understanding with the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) to reflect OSCRE’s new global focus following last year’s merger between PISCES and OSCRE Americas.

OSCRE and the OGC organizations are now putting a new level of emphasis on collaborative standards development and are working specifically to enable and promote the interoperable use of Web based geospatial technologies in real estate and property management.

The OGC Seeks Participants for Hydrologic Forecasting Interoperability Experiment

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2011-08-24
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24 August 2011. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) invites participation in a Hydrologic Forecasting Interoperability Experiment (IE). This activity, which will begin on September 22, 2011, is designed to advance the development of WaterML 2.0 and test its use in a forecasting context with various OGC service interface standards.

United Nations Geographic Information Working Group becomes a Principal Member of the Open Geospatial Consortium

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2012-05-23
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23 May 2012, Wayland, Massachusetts. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is pleased to announce that the United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG) has taken Principal level membership.
 
The UNGIWG addresses topics related to geospatial information sharing and quality of location information. The group is working across the United Nations to improve the efficient use of geographic information for better decision-making, to promote standards and norms for maps and other geospatial and location information and to provide a

The OGC requests comments on proposed working group to develop Earth Observation extension to OpenSearch

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2013-07-17
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17 July 2013. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is seeking comments on the charter [ available at: http://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/54744 ] for a proposed OGC Standards Working Group (SWG). The new SWG will revise the Earth Observation Metadata profile of Observations & Measurements, an existing OGC standard for documenting Earth Observation (EO) product metadata.

The OGC calls for participation in a CityGML Data Quality Interoperability Experiment

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2014-06-24
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Contact: info [at] opengeospatial.org

24 June 2014. The OGC calls for participation in an interoperability experiment to define data quality requirements for virtual 3D city models encoded in CityGML.

CityGML has been widely adopted and is used throughout the world as a data model and exchange format for virtual 3D city and landscape models. An increasing range of applications has raised the demand for high quality 3D data.

Trimble becomes a Principal Member of the Open Geospatial Consortium

Release Date: 
2014-12-01
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1 December 2014. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is pleased to announce that Trimble has raised its membership level from Technical Committee level to Principal level.

As a Principal Member, Trimble will participate in OGC's Planning Committee to explore market and technology trends relevant to OGC's mission to assure that OGC's policies and procedures remain effective and agile in a changing technology environment. As a member of the Planning Committee, Trimble will participate in final approval decisions for all OGC standards and for nominations to the Board of Directors.

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