OGC Press Releases

The OGC Seeks Comments on Candidate GeoPackage Encoding Standard

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2013-10-30
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30 October 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks final “last-call” public comments on the current draft of the candidate OGC GeoPackage (GPKG) Encoding Standard. The GPKG Standards Working Group (SWG) will consider all submitted comments for minor and editorial changes when they prepare a final draft of the GeoPackage Standard.

OGC requests comment on charter for group developing a terrain modeling standard

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2015-02-27
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27 February 2015. Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) request comments on the draft charter for an OGC Common DataBase Standards Working Group. This Standards Working Group (SWG) is being formed to develop and propose one or more candidate standards for a common terrain database model and encoding useful for both runtime synthetic environment generation and terrain database repositories for modeling and simulation.

OGC Announces Technology Insertion Project

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2001-04-17
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Wayland, MA, USA, April 16, 2001 - OGC, Inc. (the Open GIS Consortium) announced today the start of the OGC Civil Works Technology Insertion (CTI) Project. This international project is a new type of interoperability initiative, an Insertion Project, that focuses on expanding an organization's interoperability capacity by laying the groundwork for open implementations.

OGCE a Partner in Major European Geographic Information Effort

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2002-02-28
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London, UK , March 1, 2002. The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) announced that its subsidiary, Open GIS Consortium (Europe), Limited (OGCE) is a partner with the European Umbrella Organisation for Geographic Information (EUROGI), the European Commission - Joint Research Centre (JRC), and the University of Sheffield in a far-reaching European geographic information (GI) project entitled Geographic Information Network in Europe (GINIE).

OGC Seeks Interested Parties for Air Transportation Modeling Activity

Release Date: 
2002-09-09
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Wayland, MA, September 9, 2002 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) invites expressions of interest from industry organizations to participate in a Model Advisory Team (MAT) regarding a nationwide Transportation Framework Data Content Standard, specifically the Air Transportation component. This Air MAT will develop data content standards and an associated Abstract Feature Model in Unified Modeling Language (UML), which will support the exchange of mapping information about air transportation features between cooperating organizations and communities.

BAE SYSTEMS Continues Strategic Member Role in OGC

Release Date: 
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.

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