OGC Press Releases

OGC Announces Webinar - How the OGC's CityGML Standard Supports 3D Innovation for Business and Government

Release Date: 
2011-12-01
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The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®), in cooperation with Directions Media, invites the international geospatial community to participate in a one-hour webinar on 12th January 2012 at 5:00 pm UTC (12:00 noon EST).  This is the second webinar in the OGC GovFuture webinar series.

The title of the webinar is, "How the OGC’s CityGML Standard Supports 3D Innovation for Business and Government: Developments achieved in the Netherlands including use cases from the City of Rotterdam."

OGC announces new Discrete Global Grid Systems Standards Working Group

Release Date: 
2014-03-12
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12 March 2014. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announces the formation of a new OGC Technical Committee Standards Working Group (SWG). The purpose of this SWG will be to explore and propose terms for a standard to enable interoperability through the use of Discrete Global Grid Systems (DGGS). The OGC members convening this group invite the public to comment on the DGGS SWG charter ( https://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/57326 ) and will consider comments received via email to: charter-requests AT

New Members Join Open GIS Consortium in November and December, 1996

Release Date: 
1997-01-02
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Wayland, Massachusetts, USA January 2, 1997 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) announced today that in November and December, 1996, the following organizations became members of the consortium: Microsoft Corporation (Redmond, WA) joined as a Principal Member of the consortium. Principal Members have a seat on OGC's Management Committee, which oversees the OGC Technical Committee and plans cooperative industry development programs. Autodesk, Inc., (Sausalito, CA) already a member, increased their level of participation to Principal Member.

OGC Solicits Requests for Quotation in Support of a Military Pilot Project

Release Date: 
2001-02-07
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February 8, 2001, Atlanta, Georgia: The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) today released a Request for Quotation that launches a Military Pilot Project (MPP) designed to promote collaborative development and testing of interoperable, Web-based geospatial and intelligence information infrastructures. Sponsored by the US Army Engineering and Development Center (ERDC), this pilot project will draw on technology developers and integrators to demonstrate the power of OGC specifications and interoperable products in support of national, multinational and coalition defense operations.

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