OGC Press Releases

Lockheed Martin Coorporation Sponsors Assignment of James Stephens to OGC Staff for One-year Assignment

Release Date: 
2001-02-27
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Wayland, MA, USA, February 27, 2001: The Open GIS Consortium (OGC) and Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMC) jointly announced recently that James Stephens of LMC has been named as Deputy Program Manager for OGC's Interoperability Program. Lockheed Martin Management & Data Systems (M&DS) will fund Stephens' assignment as part of LMC's strategic membership in OGC.

BAE Systems Increase its Focus on Support to Interoperability

Release Date: 
2001-12-07
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Wayland, Mass., USA, December 7, 2001 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) (Wayland, Mass.) today announced that BAE SYSTEMS has become an OGC Strategic Member. BAE SYSTEMS joined OGC in 1995 and has been a Principal Member of OGC since1997. As BAE SYSTEMS has grown to become a premier integrator for the geospatial and imagery communities, they have recognized the need to also lead in the development, understanding and implementation of geospatial specifications and interoperability standards.

OGC Seeks Quotations/Participation in Critical Infrastructure Protection Initiative

Release Date: 
2002-08-19
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Wayland, MA, USA, August 19, 2002 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) invites responses to a Call for Participation/Request for Quotation (RFP/RFQ) for OGC Critical Infrastructure Protection Initiative Phase 1 (CIPI-1). The document is available for download at http://ip.opengeospatial.org/cipi/documents.htm .

OGC To Demonstrate Critical Infrastructure Protection Initiative

Release Date: 
2003-03-05
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Wayland, MA, USA, March 5, 2003 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc.'s (OGC) Critical Infrastructure Protection Initiative (CIPI) adds real world insight to the challenges of working with vital geospatial information and services required to support Critical Infrastructure Protection. OGC will hold a demonstration on March 27th at the Cleary International Center in Windsor, Ontario, to outline the results of the first of a series of pilots, which focus on the Detroit/Windsor area. Both U.S. and Canadian organizations are participating in this important study, contributing staff and data resources.

OGC Announces Meetings and Canadian Interoperability Day in Ottawa, April 23

Release Date: 
2004-03-22
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Wayland, MA, USA, March 22, 2004 - The Open GIS Consortium (OGC) today announced that PCI Geomatics and GeoConnections -- a national partnership initiative led by Natural Resources Canada that is building the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) -- are hosting the 49th OGC Technical Committee and Planning Committee meetings April 19 - 22, 2004 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

OGC announces Web Processing Services Interoperability Experiment

Release Date: 
2005-01-31
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Wayland, MA, January 31, 2005 - The Open Geospatial Consortium Inc. (OGC) invites additional participation in a Web Processing Service Interoperability Experiment to test and refine a draft implementation specification that enables geoprocessing via the Internet.. The draft specification is described in the Web Processing Service (WPS) Discussion Paper. This specification can be used to implement any kind of geospatial calculation or model as a web service, so that it can easily be found and invoked by a client.

OGC® and IAI Join Forces to Advance Joint Standards

Release Date: 
2006-04-13
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Wayland, Mass., April 13, 2006 – The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) and the International Alliance for Interoperability (IAI) signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to strengthen open standards based interoperability between systems used by the building infrastructure community and the broader geospatial, architecture/engineering/construction (AEC) and information technology (IT) communities.

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