OGC Press Releases

The OGC(R) Announces Successful OWS-6 Testbed Kick-off Event

Release Date: 
2008-11-10
Content: 

November 10, 2008, Wayland, Massachusetts. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) completed a successful kick-off meeting October 14-17 for the OGC Web Services, Phase 6 (OWS-6) Interoperability Initiative, a testbed to advance OGC's open interoperability framework for geospatial capabilities.

The organizations sponsoring OWS-6 seek to develop and improve on the open standards for their interoperability requirements.  The content of the OWS-6 initiative is organized around the following threads:

OGC Standards Are the “Bedrock” of Global Geology Mapping Project

Release Date: 
2008-10-28
Content: 

Wayland, Mass., October 28, 2008 - Standards developed by the members of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) play a key role in OneGeology (www.onegeology.org ), a global project to produce the first digital geological map of the world. OneGeology is supported by UNESCO and six other international umbrella bodies. It is the flagship project for the UN International Year of Planet Earth 2008.

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