OGC Press Releases
June 30, 2008, Wayland, Mass. - The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) membership approved a 30 day public comment period for a revision to the OpenGIS® Web Coverage Service (WCS) Interface Standard. The revision includes two extensions to WCS: the WCS 1.1 Transaction Extension and the Web Coverage Processing Service Processing (WCPS) Extension.
Wayland, Mass., March 13, 2009 - The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) announces that PCI Geomatics has upgraded its OGC membership level to Strategic membership. PCI Geomatics' decision to upgrade underscores its commitment to geospatial interoperability, the geospatial industry, and the OGC. PCI Geomatics (as PCI Remote Sensing) was one of the eight charter members of OGC at its founding in 1994.
August 26, 2009, Wayland, Massachusetts. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announces an important new set of public resources for learning about, developing and implementing interoperable geospatial capabilities. The OGCNetwork "Learn" page (http://www.ogcnetwork.net/learn) offers links to
Wayland, MA, April 21, 2010. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to solicit industry input into the second phase of a Fusion Standards Study. Phase 2 of the study focuses on Decision Fusion. Input from the RFI will influence planning for the OGC Web Services, Phase 8 (OWS-8) Testbed. OGC also seeks to establish alliances with other Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) having standards work relevant to fusion.
10 December 2010 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announces adoption and availability of the OGC Georeferenced Table Joining Service (TJS) Implementation Standard, Version 1.0. The TJS standard is available for free download at http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/tjs.
25 July 2011 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) Hydrology Domain Working Group and the OGC Meteorology and Oceanography Domain Working Group, both of which are Joint Working Groups of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and the OGC, announced an Oceans/Meteorology/Hydrology Water Cycle Summit to be held on Wednesday 21 September 2011. The summit will be a part of the week-long OGC Technical Committee and Planning Committee Meetings, which will take place at Center Green, UCAR/NCAR, Boulder, Colorado, USA.
22 February 2012 - The global aviation community is moving forward on the adoption of an international framework of standards that enable communication in a net-centric, globally interoperable Air Transport System (ATS).
5 November 2012 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks public comment on the candidate OGC SensorML 2.0 Encoding Standard.
SensorML is a machine-readable language for describing sensors, actuators, and processes surrounding measurement. SensorML is a key component of the OGC Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) suite of standards.
SensorML 2.0 includes the following changes to the previous version 1.0.1, which was approved in 2007:
29 May 2013 - The OGC CityGML SWG, the SIG 3D, and Technische Universität München will host a joint international workshop to gather requirements to guide the development of the next major version of CityGML (3.0). The workshop will take place on the 20th and 21st of June, 2013 in Munich, Germany. The organizations seek input from CityGML users, data producers, software manufacturers, and scientists working with or on CityGML. Participation in the event is free of charge including coffee breaks and light lunch meals. Travel, accommodation, and the