OGC Press Releases

NGA Receives OGC Vision Award

Release Date: 
2007-10-18
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October 18, 2007, Wayland, MA - At a special presentation ceremony and reception at the Army Navy Club in Washington, D.C. on October 17, 2007, David Schell, Chairman of the Board of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®), presented the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) with the OGC Vision Award.

The OGC Vision Award, an inscribed marble and brass globe, was established to recognize the remarkable contribution of a member institution to advance the Consortium's vision of the benefits of geospatial information in the world community.

OGC Seeks Comments on Candidate XML Standard for Observations & Measurements

Release Date: 
2010-07-23
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Wayland, Mass., 23 July, 2010 - The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) members approved release of “Observations and Measurements – XML Implementation” for public comment, in preparation for adoption as an OGC Standard. This candidate standard specifies an XML implementation for the Observations and Measurements conceptual model.

GEO Announces Call for Participation in GEOSS Pilot with OGC Leadership

Release Date: 
2012-03-13
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8 March 2012 – The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) has announced a Call for Participation (CFP) in the 5th phase of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) Architecture Implementation Pilot (AIP-5). The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) provides leadership in AIP-5 and invites OGC members and other organizations to respond to the CFP. The CFP document is available at: http://earthobservations.org/geoss_call_aip.shtml.

AIP-5 places a priority on these areas:

The OGC wins Sensor Magazine's Best of Sensors Gold Application Award

Release Date: 
2013-06-17
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17 June 2013. On June 5, at the Sensors Expo & Conference, Melanie Martella, Executive Editor of Sensors, presented the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) with the magazine's 2013 Best of Sensors Gold Application Award. Greg Buehler, OGC's Director, Outreach & Communication Services, accepted the award.

The Best of Sensors Application Awards recognize advances in sensor and sensor-related technologies, either in the form of novel technologies or as significant improvements in existing technologies.

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