Wayland, MA, 4 August, 2009. The Open Geospatial Consortium Inc. (OGC) will launch an Authentication Interoperability Experiment on 2 October, 2009. The initiators of the experiment seek participation by other organizations interested in developing standard ways of implementing authentication and related security capabilities in applications involving OGC Web Services standards.
OGC Press Releases
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.
29 August 2012 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®), in cooperation with Directions Media, invites the international health mapping community to participate in a free one-hour webinar on 26 September 2012, at 4:00 pm UTC (11:00 a.m. EST).
This is the fourth GovFuture (http://www.ogcnetwork.net/node/1568) webinar presented by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and Directions Media. In this webinar, we look at how improved sharing of geospatial information plays an important role in improving public health.
28 February 2013.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is pleased to announce that The SI Organization, Inc. (the SI) has raised its membership level from Technical Committee level to Principal level.
The SI delivers integrated geospatial data, innovative products and mission solutions to global markets.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is pleased to announce that DigitalGlobe has raised its membership level from Technical Committee level to Principal level. As a Principal member, DigitalGlobe will participate in OGC's Planning Committee to explore market and technology trends relevant to OGC's mission, to assure that OGC's policies and procedures remain effective and agile in a changing technology environment, and to act as final approval authority for all OGC standards.
12 May 2014 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) membership as adopted the OGC standard, "OGC I15 (ISO19115 Metadata) Extension Package of CS-W ebRIM Profile 1.0."
The OGC Catalogue Services Standard establishes a general framework for implementing catalogue services used for publishing and discovering geospatial data and geoprocessing services. The developers of the I15 standard anticipate that this standard will be useful to stakeholders in a wide variety of domains whose spatial metadata conform to the ISO19115 Metadata standard.
22 August 2014 – The Technical and Planning Committees have approved release of RESTful encoding of OGC® Sensor Planning Service for Earth Observation Satellite Tasking as an official OGC Best Practice.
11 February 2015. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announces that it has adopted the OGC Unified Geo Data Reference Model For Law Enforcement and Public Safety as an OGC Best Practice.