OGC Press Releases

OGC Calls for participation in major sensor IoT interoperability pilot project

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2015-04-22
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22 April 2015. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has issued a Request for Quotations/Call for Participation (RFQ/CFP) in the OGC Incident Management Information Sharing Internet of Things Pilot Project (IMIS IoT Pilot). Participants in the IMIS IoT Pilot will prototype and demonstrate standards-based approaches to a series of challenges that hinder effective use of large numbers of diverse sensors for use in emergency response and disaster response situations.

OGC North American Forum to demo results of major interoperability testbed

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2015-09-28
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28 September 2015. On October 14th, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) will demonstrate the results of the eleventh OGC Interoperability Testbed. The demonstration is being organized by the OGC North American Forum. The US Geological Survey (USGS) is hosting the event, which will take place from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon at the USGS Auditorium in Reston, Virginia.

Open Technology For A "Spatially Enabled Web" Announced

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1999-08-18
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Wayland, MA, USA, August 18, 1999: Maps and map queries will become a much more important part of the Web thanks to two key interoperability standards passed by members of the Open GIS Consortium (OGC) on August 13 in Southampton, England. The standards will make it much easier for businesses, citizens, and governments to find, view, pan, zoom, overlay, and query geographic image data and map data on the Worldwide Web.

OGC Installs Directors, Appoints VP

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2001-06-18
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June 19, 2001, Wayland, MA, USA - The Open GIS Consortium (OGC) has had its biennial election of directors with the result that eight sitting directors have been re-elected and three new directors have been elected. New directors are nominated by the board and are elected by the OGC Planning Committee, which includes the consortium's Principal Members and which oversees implementation of OGC's technology development plan in accordance with strategic directions set by the board.

OGC Members GO Online And Interoperable At GITA Conference

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2002-02-25
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Wayland, MA, USA, February 26, 2002 - What does interoperability look like? Fortunately, interoperability is far more about what it enables, than what it looks like. Open GIS Consortium, Inc. members are preparing to show off their interoperable solutions as part of a real-time demonstration of standards-based commercial off-the-shelf geoprocessing software at the upcoming GITA conference in Tampa, March 17-20, 2002.

OGC Seeks Quotations/Participation in the GeoSpatial One-Stop Transportation Pilot Initiative and Demonstration

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2002-10-04
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Wayland, MA, USA, October 4, 2002 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) announces that a Request for Quotations (RFQ)/Call for Participation (CFP) in the OGC Geospatial One-Stop Transportation Pilot (GOS-TP) Initiative and Demonstration. The document is available at http://ip.opengeospatial.org/gos-tp/ . This initiative is part of a larger Geospatial One-Stop project currently underway by the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC).

GITA and Open GIS Consortium Host Emerging Technology Summit II: Spatial Web Services

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2003-05-09
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Wayland, MA, USA, May 9, 2003 - Tim Berners-Lee and former Wyoming Governor Jim Geringer will provide the keynote addresses at this year's Emerging Technology Summit, sponsored by the Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA) and the Open GIS Consortium (OGC). The interactive 1.5-day summit will be held June 5 and 6 at the Sheraton Premiere at Tyson's Corner, in Vienna, Virginia. Details on the summit can be found at: http://www.gita.org/events/ets/web_services/open.html .

Martin Daly Receives OGC's Gardels Award

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2004-06-28
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Wayland, MA, USA, June 28, 2004. At the June meeting of the Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) in Southampton, UK, Martin Daly received the annual Kenneth G. Gardels Award. The Gardels Award is awarded each year to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to advancing the OGC vision of geographic information fully integrated into the world's information systems.

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