OGC Press Releases

BAE Systems Increase its Focus on Support to Interoperability

Release Date: 
2001-12-07
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Wayland, Mass., USA, December 7, 2001 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) (Wayland, Mass.) today announced that BAE SYSTEMS has become an OGC Strategic Member. BAE SYSTEMS joined OGC in 1995 and has been a Principal Member of OGC since1997. As BAE SYSTEMS has grown to become a premier integrator for the geospatial and imagery communities, they have recognized the need to also lead in the development, understanding and implementation of geospatial specifications and interoperability standards.

OGC Seeks Quotations/Participation in Critical Infrastructure Protection Initiative

Release Date: 
2002-08-19
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Wayland, MA, USA, August 19, 2002 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) invites responses to a Call for Participation/Request for Quotation (RFP/RFQ) for OGC Critical Infrastructure Protection Initiative Phase 1 (CIPI-1). The document is available for download at http://ip.opengeospatial.org/cipi/documents.htm .

OGC To Demonstrate Critical Infrastructure Protection Initiative

Release Date: 
2003-03-05
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Wayland, MA, USA, March 5, 2003 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc.'s (OGC) Critical Infrastructure Protection Initiative (CIPI) adds real world insight to the challenges of working with vital geospatial information and services required to support Critical Infrastructure Protection. OGC will hold a demonstration on March 27th at the Cleary International Center in Windsor, Ontario, to outline the results of the first of a series of pilots, which focus on the Detroit/Windsor area. Both U.S. and Canadian organizations are participating in this important study, contributing staff and data resources.

OGC Announces Meetings and Canadian Interoperability Day in Ottawa, April 23

Release Date: 
2004-03-22
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Wayland, MA, USA, March 22, 2004 - The Open GIS Consortium (OGC) today announced that PCI Geomatics and GeoConnections -- a national partnership initiative led by Natural Resources Canada that is building the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) -- are hosting the 49th OGC Technical Committee and Planning Committee meetings April 19 - 22, 2004 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

OGC announces Web Processing Services Interoperability Experiment

Release Date: 
2005-01-31
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Wayland, MA, January 31, 2005 - The Open Geospatial Consortium Inc. (OGC) invites additional participation in a Web Processing Service Interoperability Experiment to test and refine a draft implementation specification that enables geoprocessing via the Internet.. The draft specification is described in the Web Processing Service (WPS) Discussion Paper. This specification can be used to implement any kind of geospatial calculation or model as a web service, so that it can easily be found and invoked by a client.

OGC® and IAI Join Forces to Advance Joint Standards

Release Date: 
2006-04-13
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Wayland, Mass., April 13, 2006 – The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) and the International Alliance for Interoperability (IAI) signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to strengthen open standards based interoperability between systems used by the building infrastructure community and the broader geospatial, architecture/engineering/construction (AEC) and information technology (IT) communities.

OGC® Data Quality Working Group Closing Survey on Spatial Data Quality Measures January 25th

Release Date: 
2008-01-24
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Wayland, MA, January 24, 2008. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Spatial Data Quality Working Group is pleased to announce that there has been a great response to the survey on spatial data quality measures. The survey will close by the 25th of January. This working group, under the leadership of Seb Lessware (Chair) from 1Spatial and Patrick Cunningham (Vice-Chair) of Blue Marble Geographics has been gathering secondary research information and requirements from OGC members for the past year and is now conducting a primary research phase.

OGC Announces June 10 Webinar Demo of OWS-6 Interoperability Testbed Results

Release Date: 
2009-05-26
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Wayland, Mass., May 26, 2009. On Wednesday, June 10, 2009, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT (15:00-17:00 UTC), the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) will conduct a free webinar demonstrating results from the OGC Web Services, Phase 6 (OWS-6) testbed activity. To register for this webinar go to: http://portal.opengeospatial.org/public_ogc/register/090610_ows6_webinar.php.

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