Wayland, MA, June 26, 2007 - On March 13, the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) Facility Information Council released the first version of the National Building Information Modeling StandardTM (NBIMS) [http://www.facilityinformationcouncil.org/bim/story_031307.php] for a two month industry review period. The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) has been helping to promote this standard through interoperable web services using NBIMS and helping to ensure compatibility with the geospatial industry's consensus based open standards for urban modeling.
OGC Press Releases
May 15, 2007. Wayland, MA. The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) seeks public comment on two draft OpenGIS® Implementation Specifications:
May 11, 2007, Wayland, Massachusetts. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has issued a Request for Quotes/Call for Participation (RFQ/CFP) for the OGC Web Services, Phase 5 (OWS-5) Interoperability Initiative, a testbed to advance OGC's open geospatial interoperability framework. The RFQ/CFP is available at http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/requests/40.
Based on sponsor requirements, the OWS-5 initiative is organized as six threads over two initiative phases:
Principal Members have authority over the development, release and adoption of OpenGIS® Specifications through their voting rights in the OGC Planning Committee (PC). PC Members also evaluate and provide guidance on market direction and Consortium focus, have approval authority for OGC policies and procedures, and vote to elect members of the OGC Board of Directors.