10 December 2012 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) reports an important milestone in efforts to have the OGC WaterML 2.0 Encoding Standard adopted by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Commission for Hydrology (CHy) as an official WMO/ISO standard.
OGC Press Releases
9 July 2013 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is seeking comments on the candidate OGC OWS Context Encoding Standard. This standard is comprised of three documents:
30th January 2014. The Small Cell Forum, the independent industry and operator association that supports small cell deployment worldwide, and the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), a standards consortium working to make spatial information an integral part of the global information infrastructure, today announced that the two bodies have signed a liaison agreement with an initial focus on developing support for location based services within mobile networks based on small cells. Small cells can be used to support
19 June 2014. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) have signed a collaboration agreement to enhance the development and use of geospatial standards. It is anticipated that this collaboration will enable the JRC to more effectively contribute to the OGC standards process, and facilitate the consideration of European objectives and requirements during the development of international open geospatial standards.
19 November 2014 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has adopted the OGC GML in JPEG 2000 Encoding Standard (Part 1 - Core) (GMLJP2) version 2.
14 May 2015 – The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) invites attendance at the June 2015 OGC Technical Committee Meeting be held at UCAR/NCAR Center Green in Boulder, Colorado 1 June to 5 June, 2015.
4 November 2015 – The OGC Members recently approved release of 26 public OGC Engineering Reports, products of the recently completed OGC Interoperability Testbed 11.
Wayland, MA, USA, June 28, 1999: The OpenGIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) today issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for open interfaces that enable software to first discover the coordinate reference systems of geospatial data held in network-accessible systems and then to transform coordinates from one coordinate reference system to another. OGC seeks proposals that conform to CORBA, DCOM, SQL, or emerging internet standards such as JAVA.