OGC Press Releases

Vendors Bring Expertise to Standards-based Watershed Portal

Release Date: 
2006-08-31
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Wayland, MA, August 31, 2006 - The Commonwealth of Kentucky, with facilitation by the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc.® (OGC), has selected three vendors to build the technology framework for the Kentucky Watershed Modeling Information Portal (KWMIP) Pilot Project (http://kwmip.ky.gov). Each vendor will contribute key technology for the interoperable OGC standards-based solution aimed at streamlining data collection and other steps needed for watershed modeling.

The OGC Announces Transducer Markup Language (TML) Specification

Release Date: 
2007-08-09
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August 9, 2007. Wayland, MA. The members of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) have approved Version 1.0 of the Transducer Markup Language Implementation Specification ("TML" or "TransducerML").

Sensor systems have two basic parts - a sensing element and a transducer that converts energy from one form to another form (usually an electric signal) that can be interpreted. TML defines the conceptual model and XML Schema for describing transducers and supporting real-time streaming of data to and from sensor systems. TML defines:

OGC® Announces Call for Sponsors and Alliances in Interoperability Initiatives

Release Date: 
2008-04-09
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Wayland, MA, April 9, 2006. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has issued calls for sponsors of two interoperability initiatives: the OGC Web Services, Phase 6 (OWS-6) Testbed, and the OGC Pilot in support of GEOSS. OGC also seeks to establish alliances with standards bodies having technology relevant to the two initiatives.

OGC Members Demo Sensor Web Interoperability at Oceans Conference

Release Date: 
2008-11-24
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Wayland, Mass., November 24, 2008 -  The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC(R)), the Fisheries & Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland, and the Alliance for Coastal Technologies organized a one day workshop "From Sensors to Applications: Advancing the Interoperability of Ocean Sensors." The workshop was convened as part of the Ocean Innovation 2008 "World Summit - Ocean Observing Systems" Conference October 19-22 in St. Johns, Newfoundland.

OGC and World Meteorological Organization to Collaborate on Meteorology Standards

Release Date: 
2010-02-01
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Wayland, MA, 1 February 2010. The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance the development and use of geospatial standards. It is anticipated that this collaboration will support the implementation of the WMO Information System which aims at providing a single coordinated global infrastructure for the collection and sharing of information in support of all WMO and related international programs.

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