OGC Press Releases

OGC Standards Enable Armchair Captains to Track Rolex Fastnet Races

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2005-08-12
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Wayland, Mass, August 12, 2005 - There's a bit of invisible magic enabling the mapping website that shows the current positions of the sailing vessels in this year's Rolex Fastnet race from the Isle of Wight to Plymouth. Visitors to http://www.netandsea.com/fastnetrace/ see colorful maps from Netency with regularly updated data on 10 of the 250 yachts. But what pulls all the data together underneath? Elegant open geospatial standards.

OGC Standards Officially Endorsed by Federal Geographic Data Committee

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2010-10-12
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12 October 2010. The US Federal Geographic Data Committee (http://www.fgdc.gov) (FGDC) Steering Committee has officially endorsed a group of OGC standards along with other standards developed externally to FGDC. These standards play an important role in enabling interoperability as part of the Geospatial Platform for GeoOneStop, place-based initiatives, and other potential future programs of the FGDC.

OGC supports American Geographical Society Geography 2050 Fall Symposium

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2014-09-10
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10 September 2014 - The OGC is a partner with the American Geographical Society, the Earth Institute and the US Geospatial Intelligence Foundation in presenting the American Geographical Society (AGS) Fall Symposium, “Geography 2050: Mounting an Expedition to the Future”. The symposium will be held on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Hosted by the Earth Institute at Columbia University, the one-day event will take place in the historic Low Library, site of the Pulitzer Prize Award Ceremony.

OGC supports American Geographical Society Geography 2050 Fall Symposium

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2015-09-28
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28 September 2015 – The OGC is a partner with the American Geographical Society and the Earth Institute in presenting the American Geographical Society (AGS) Fall Symposium, “Geography 2050: Exploring Our Future in an Urbanized World”. The symposium will be held on Thursday, November 19, 2015 8:00 AM – Friday, November 20, 2015 9:45 PM (Eastern Time). Hosted by the Earth Institute at Columbia University, the two-day event will take place in the historic Low Library, site of the Pulitzer Prize Award Ceremony, and the Roone Arledge Auditorium.

OGC Team Produces Winning 'Single European Sky' Aviation Proposal

Release Date: 
2011-10-28
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September 12, 2011 - The OGC announced that a consortium that includes the OGC and OGC members has been accepted as an Associate Partner of the Single European Sky ATM Research programme (SESAR Joint Undertaking).  This consortium, called Modeling Support with standards for Information and Architecture models applied to Aviation (MOSIA), is prepared to play a substantial role in the development of the technology architecture for the Single European Sky (SES), a next-generation air traffic control infrastructure in Europe enabling the sa

OGC Teams with GIS Development

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2005-09-16
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Wayland, Mass, and Uttar Pradesh, India, September 16, 2005 - The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) and GIS Development Pvt. Ltd recently entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to grow the market for interoperable geospatial solutions in Asia Pacific and Middle East. The agreement formalizes the organizations' past relationship and details plans for the development and delivery of relevant education programs, conferences, and publications to accelerate awareness and uptake of OGC standards.

OGC Technical Meetings and International Augmented Reality Standards Meeting to be held June 2011 in Taiwan

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2011-04-28
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Wayland, MA, 28 April 2010 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announced that it will hold the next OGC Technical Committee and Planning Committee meetings (http://www.opengeospatial.org/event/1106tc) from 12-17 June 2011 in Taichung, Taiwan. The week’s events will run concurrently with the Third International AR (Augmented Reality) Standards Meeting, which the OGC is hosting with the support of the Technical Committee and Planning Committee meeting sponsors.

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