OGC Press Releases

OGC and AGISEE begin activities in South-East Europe

Release Date: 
2010-06-16
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Wayland, MA, June 16, 2010. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) (http://www.opengeospatial.org ) and AGISEE, the Association for Geospatial Information in South-East Europe (http://www.agisee.org) announced that they have established a cooperative relationship to promote the importance of open standards in the development of spatial data infrastructures and raise the awareness of interoperability in South-East Europe.

OGC Announces International Earth Observation Satellite Tasking Standard

Release Date: 
2011-04-05
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5 April 2011 – The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) membership has approved the Sensor Planning Service (SPS) Interface Standard 2.0 Earth Observation Satellite Tasking Extension standard as an official OGC standard. This standard is available for free download at http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/sps.

The OGC and OpenMI Association to advance computer modelling standards

Release Date: 
2011-08-25
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August 25, 2011 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) and the OpenMI Association announced that they recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate in standards development and promotion of open standards related to computer modelling. A first priority will be the facilitation of OpenMI 2.0 as an open international consensus standard under the OGC process framework.

OGC Energy & Utilities Group Invites Smart Grid Standards Presentations

Release Date: 
2012-06-01
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1 June 2012 - Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®), an international standards development organization, invite participation in an Energy & Utilities Geospatial Standards Ad Hoc Meeting to be held on Monday, 18 June 2012 at 1600-1755 BST (UTC/GMT +1 hour) in Exeter, England. This meeting, focused on Smart Grid standards, will be part of the upcoming OGC Technical Committee meeting to be held June 18-21 in Exeter.

OGC Calls for Sponsors for 10th Major Interoperability Testbed

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2012-12-13
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13 December 2012. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has issued a call for sponsors of the 10th annual OGC Web Services Testbed (OWS-10) (http://www.opengeospatial.org/projects/initiatives/ows-10). Sponsors of OGC testbeds provide interoperability requirements that drive rapid development, testing and delivery of proven candidate standards into the OGC Standards Program. OGC standards reduce the business risks associated with the use,

The OGC seeks comment on revised GML in JPEG 2000 Encoding Standard

Release Date: 
2014-02-17
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17 February 2014 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks comment on the candidate GML in JPEG 2000 Encoding Standard version 2. This geospatial data encoding standard defines how the Geography Markup Language (GML) is to be used within JPEG 2000 images for adding geographic content to imagery. Once approved, the GML in JPEG2000 version 2 standard will join a suite of international open standards that provide a platform for seamless service-based publishing, discovery, assessment, ordering, access and processing of geospatial information.

OGC publishes Testbed 10 Aviation Information Management Engineering Reports

Release Date: 
2014-06-26
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26 June 2014 – 22 public Engineering Reports resulted from the Open Geospatial Consortium's (OGC®) recently completed OGC Interoperability Testbed 10 (OSW-10), the most recent in the OGC's yearly series of major geospatial interoperability testbeds. Eight of these reports focused on Aviation Information Management. Use cases and scenarios provided by Testbed 10 sponsors defined the interoperability requirements.

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