OGC Press Releases

BAE SYSTEMS Continues Strategic Member Role in OGC

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2003-04-03
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Wayland, MA, April 3, 2003 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) today announced that BAE SYSTEMS has renewed its Strategic Membership in OGC. Strategic Membership is the highest level of membership in OGC. BAE SYSTEMS joined OGC in 1995 and has been a Strategic Member of the Consortium since 2001. As a premier integrator for the geoprocessing and imagery communities and as a Strategic Member in OGC, BAE SYSTEMS plays a leading role in the development, understanding and implementation of OGC's OpenGIS Specifications for interoperability interfaces.

BAE Systems Increase its Focus on Support to Interoperability

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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.

Bentley Joins the Open GIS Consortium as a Principal Member

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1996-07-29
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Salt Lake City, UT, URISA '96 - July 29, 1996 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (Wayland, MA) today announced that Bentley Systems, Inc. (Exton, PA) has joined the Consortium as a principal member. The Open GIS Consortium (OGC) is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to the development of interoperability standards for the geoprocessing community. As one of three principal members providing geoprocessing software, Bentley will take a lead role in this worldwide effort for transparent sharing of geoprocessing resources.

Best practice makes perfect with Open Geospatial Standards

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2007-01-08
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British Geological Survey Offices, Nottingham, UK - Following the recent successful UK Geospatial Mash-Up meeting, the Association For Geographic Information (AGI), The British Computer Society (BCS) and the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) have teamed up again to promote and discuss the 'business case' for using open geospatial standards.

Breakthrough In Web-Based Geographic Information

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1999-09-10
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Wayland, MA, USA, September 10, 1999: Members of the Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) today demonstrated a remarkable open interface that will revolutionize use of geospatial data on the Web. OGC's Web Mapping Testbed Demonstration was presented to an executive government and industry audience at Lockheed Martin Management and Data Systems in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Building Information Models (BIM) Demonstrated in OGC Testbed

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2007-06-26
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Wayland, MA, June 26, 2007 - On March 13, the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) Facility Information Council released the first version of the National Building Information Modeling StandardTM (NBIMS) [http://www.facilityinformationcouncil.org/bim/story_031307.php] for a two month industry review period. The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc.

Call for Sponsors: Climate Challenge Integration Plugfest at FOSS4G

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2009-06-11
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Wayland, MA, June 11, 2009. The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®), the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) and the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) are conducting a Climate Challenge Integration Plugfest (CCIP) to be launched at the FOSS4G (Free, Open Source Software for Geomatics) Conference in Sydney, Australia, 20-23 October, 2009 (http://2009.foss4g.org).

CANRI, Australian Spatial Data Infrastructure Team Join OGC Web Services Initiative

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2001-12-12
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Wayland, MA, USA, December 12, 2001 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) announces that Community Access to Natural Resources Information (CANRI) has joined the OGC Web Services Initiative (OWS). OWS is part of OGC's Interoperability Program, which aims to build an evolutionary, standards-based framework that will enable seamless integration of a variety of online geoprocessing and location services. CANRI is responsible for providing key environmental information over the Web from government agencies and other organizations in New South Wales, Australia.

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