OGC Press Releases

OGC Releases OpenGIS Reference Model

Release Date: 
2003-03-29
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Wayland, MA, April 2, 2003 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) today announced the public release of the OpenGIS(R) Reference Model (ORM). The ORM documents a framework of interoperability for geospatial processing ranging from tightly coupled, real time systems on a single CPU to the "Spatial Web" -- the open environment that enables barrier-free communication of geographic information among users of the World Wide Web. The ORM provides an overall conceptual framework for building geospatial processing into distributed systems in an incremental and interoperable manner.

OGC Members Bring Interoperability to GITA Conference

Release Date: 
2004-04-09
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Wayland, MA, USA, April 9, 2004 - Today's technologies do not live in a vacuum. Government, business, academia and the public demand that information technologies work together effectively, to enable information sharing. Members of the Open GIS Consortium (OGC) will demonstrate how that can happen using OpenGIS(R) Interface Specifications at the Geospatial Information Technology Association (GITA) Annual Conference 27 in Seattle, Washington April 25-28, 2004.

OGC Calls for Participants in a Major OGC Web Services Testbed

Release Date: 
2005-02-11
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Wayland, MA, February 11, 2005 - The Open Geospatial Consortium Inc. (OGC) announced a Request For Quotations (RFQ) from technology developers interested in a major Interoperability Initiative to develop and enhance OGC Web Services (OWS) standards that enable easy discovery, access and use of geographic data and geoprocessing services. The OGC Web Services Phase 3 (OWS-3) testbed advances OGC Web Services, the set of OpenGIS(R) Specifications for interfaces, schemas and encodings that comprise the interoperability framework for the emerging "Spatial Web."

OGC® Seeks Comment on Observations & Measurements Specification

Release Date: 
2007-02-06
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Wayland, Mass., February 6, 2007 - The members of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) have approved the candidate OpenGIS® Observations & Measurements (O&M) Specification for release for a thirty day public comment period. The document can be downloaded from http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/requests/37.

GSDI 10 Conference Early Registration Ends December 15!

Release Date: 
2007-12-07
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December 7, 2007. Wayland, MA. The Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI) Association announced that the deadline for early registration for the 10th International Conference for Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI 10) is December 15, 2007. By registering early, attendees can take advantage of the best conference registration and travel rates.

OGC Releases Discussion Papers: Uncertainty Markup Language and OGC WCS Extension for netCDF Weather Data

Release Date: 
2009-04-23
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April 23, 2009, Wayland, Massachusetts. The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) announces the release of two Discussion Papers: Uncertainty Markup Language (UncertML) (http://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=33234) and the OpenGIS® Web Coverage Service Standard (WCS) Extension for CF-netCDF Encoding (http://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=32195).

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