Wayland, MA, USA, July 17, 2008. The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) has held its biennial election and two new directors, Lisa Campbell and Dr. John C. Curlander, have been elected to the Board of Directors.
OGC Press Releases
Wayland, MA, March 25, 2009. The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) announces adoption and availability of the OpenGIS(R) Web Coverage Processing Service (WCPS) Interface Standard. The WCPS specification is available at http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/wcps.
Wayland, Mass., September 10, 2009. The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) will hold a Spatial Law and Policy Summit at The Westin Washington, D.C. City Center on October 7, 2009. Professionals from government and the private sector whose work involves laws and policies related to geospatial technology are invited to register and attend.
Wayland, MA, 22 March 2010. Industry representatives who are working with the National Institute of Building Sciences to develop a toolkit for Haiti will be able to coordinate efforts much more easily with the help of a portal donated by the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) (http://www.opengeospatial.org).
11 November 2010. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announces the formation of an OGC Web Services (OWS) Publish/Subscribe (PubSub) Standards Working Group (SWG). (http://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=41513&version=1).
30 June 2011 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announced successful completion of the Special Activity Airspace (SAA) Dissemination Pilot.
26 January 2012 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) membership has voted to adopt the candidate OGC Open GeoSMS Standard as an official OGC standard.
27 September 2012. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announced the formation of a new OGC® Technical Committee Standards Working Group (SWG) to advance the candidate OGC GeoPackage (GPKG) Standard. The OGC members convening this group invite the public to comment on the GeoPackage SWG charter (https://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/50347) and will consider comments received before 11 October 2012.
5 April 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announced a call for public comment on the OGC Web Coverage Service (WCS) Coordinate Reference System (CRS) Extension Standard.
WCS defines an open standard interface to easily access multi-dimensional, spatio-temporal coverages, such as sensor data, satellite imagery, image time series, simulation data, point clouds, and meshes.
13 November 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is seeking comments on the candidate standard, "OGC® OpenSearch Geo and Time Extensions". This document extends the implementation of the popular OpenSearch technologies so that users can take advantage of the geospatial search capabilities enabled by OGC standards.