OGC Press Releases
November 17, 2008, Wayland, Massachusetts. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announced the completion and availability of Version 2.0 of the OGC Reference Model (ORM) at http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/orm. The ORM provides a framework for the ongoing work of the OGC and a guide for those who seek to implement interoperable solutions and applications for geospatial services and data.
Wayland, MA, June 1, 2009.The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has issued a call for sponsors of the OGC Web Services, Phase 7 (OWS-7) Testbed. OGC also seeks to establish alliances with standards bodies having technology relevant to this initiative.
Wayland, MA, 19 January 2010. The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) and the International Environmental Modeling & Software Society (iEMSs) Secretariat have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate in standards development, education and outreach to enable and promote the use of interoperable Web based geospatial technologies in environmental modeling and software tools.
25 August 2010. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) and the Smart Ocean Sensor Consortium (SOSC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to advance sensor observing systems for the oceans community.
Wayland, MA, 28 April 2010 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announced that it will hold the next OGC Technical Committee and Planning Committee meetings (http://www.opengeospatial.org/event/1106tc) from 12-17 June 2011 in Taichung, Taiwan. The week’s events will run concurrently with the Third International AR (Augmented Reality) Standards Meeting, which the OGC is hosting with the support of the Technical Committee and Planning Committee meeting sponsors.
1 November 2011. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announced the formation of two new OGC Technical Committee Standards Working Groups: the RESTful Service Policy Standard Working Group (REST SWG) and the Web Feature Service – Filter Encoding Standards Working Group (WFS-FE SWG). The OGC invites public review of the SWG charters and will consider comments received before 16 November 2011.