OGC Press Releases

GIS.FCU Takes Principal Membership in the OGC(R)

Release Date: 
2010-06-30
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Wayland, MA, July 1, 2010. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) (http://www.opengeospatial.org ) announced that the GIS Research Center, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan (GIS.FCU) has become a Principal Member of the OGC.

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

GEO Announces Call for Participation in GEOSS Pilot with OGC Leadership

Release Date: 
2011-04-07
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7 April 2011 – The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) has announced a Call for Participation (CFP) in the 4th phase of the GEOSS Architecture Implementation Pilot (AIP-4). The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) provides leadership in AIP-4 and invites OGC members and other organizations to respond to the CFP. The CFP document is available at: http://earthobservations.org/geoss_call_aip.shtml.

The OGC and CEN/TC 287 announce Smart Grid location interoperability workshop

Release Date: 
2011-09-09
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9 September 2011 - The OGC and CEN/TC 287 invite participation in a workshop, "Smart Grid and Spatial Data Infrastructure - Interoperability Challenges Now and in the Future," to be held 6-7 October 2011 in Ispra, Italy. This workshop, sponsored by Sparx Systems, will be part of the EnviroInfo Ispra 2011 conference at the European Commission's Joint Research Centre.

OGC Seeks Comments on NetCDF Enhanced Data Model Extension Standard

Release Date: 
2012-06-01
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June 1, 2012 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) membership seeks comments on an OGC candidate standard, the Network Common Data Form (NetCDF) NetCDF Enhanced Data Model Extension Encoding Standard.  This document specifies an extension to the existing OGC Network Common Data Form (NetCDF) Core Encoding Standard version 1.0.

The OGC seeks public input on charter for proposed working group to draft a Point of Interest (POI) encoding standard

Release Date: 
2013-05-30
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30 May 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks public input on the draft charter of a proposed Standards Working Group (SWG) that will develop a candidate POI (Point of Interest) encoding standard for possible adoption by the OGC membership as an OGC Standard.

OGC and ECCMA announce agreement to work together on standards for the identification and description of real property

Release Date: 
2014-06-09
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June 9, 2014 Allentown, PA

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announced today the finalization of a memorandum of understanding with ECCMA to formalize the collaboration between the two organizations around the standardization of electronic real property information and identifiers.

OGC and GEO announce joint session on GEOSS in Asia: The Next 10 years

Release Date: 
2014-11-13
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November 13, 2014 - Join the Group on Earth Observations (GEO), the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and invited speakers at a special joint session scheduled for  December 1st, 1100-1800 (JST), in Tokyo, Japan.

The session is intended to provide an overview and discussion on the state of the Group on Earth Observations System of Systems (GEOSS) and the role of OGC and other standards to enable greater interoperability in the context of Asia, with a particular focus on GEO plans for the next ten years.

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