OGC Press Releases

OGC Announces Successful GEOSS Sensor Web Workshop

Release Date: 
2008-07-18
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Wayland, Mass., July 18, 2008 -The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) announced that on May 15 and 16, 2008, more than 40 researchers, members of the GEO (Group on Earth Observations) Secretariat and representatives of the European Commission met at the GEO offices in Geneva, Switzerland, to discuss concepts, ongoing activities, and requirements for future progress in the domain of Sensor Webs (http://www.opengeospatial.org/ogc/markets-technologies/swe).

Lance McKee Joins OGC as Senior Staff Writer

Release Date: 
2010-05-06
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Wayland, MA, USA, 6 May 2010. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announced that Lance McKee has been appointed as a Senior Staff Writer for the Consortium.

As part of the OGC's Marketing and Communications team, Lance is responsible for communicating the OGC message through a variety of public relations and outreach activities in markets important to the OGC membership and the wider industry.

OGC Calls for Participation in Major Geo Standards Testbed

Release Date: 
2010-11-22
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22 November 2010. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has issued a Request for Quotations/Call for Participation (RFQ/CFP) for the OGC Web Services, Phase 8 (OWS-8) Interoperability Initiative, a testbed to advance OGC's open interoperability framework for geospatial capabilities. The RFQ/CFP is available at http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/requests/74.

Synaptitude Consulting Joins the OGC to Advance Smart Grid Location Standards

Release Date: 
2012-02-09
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9 February 2012 – Synaptitude Consulting, an international Information Technology consulting services company, and the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement to cooperate in promoting the use of open geospatial standards in Smart Grid software and services. The two organizations plan to leverage their strengths to enable Smart Grid stakeholders to make the best possible use of the Smart Grid's ubiquitous location information.

The OGC Forms GeoPackage Standards Working Group

Release Date: 
2012-10-24
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24 October 2012. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announced the formation of a new OGC® Technical Committee Standards Working Group (SWG) to advance the candidate OGC GeoPackage (GPKG) Standard. The OGC members convening this group invite the public to comment on the GeoPackage SWG charter (https://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/50347) and will consider comments received before 14 November 2012.

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