17 August, 2010 - The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) members are seeking comments on the "Earth Observation Satellite Tasking Extension for OGC® Sensor Planning Service (SPS)." The SPS configuration proposed in this profile supports the programming of Earth Observation (EO) sensor systems. The candidate standard describes a single SPS configuration that can be supported by many satellite data providers who have existing facilities for managing sensor system programming requests.
OGC Press Releases
27 April 2011 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) membership has voted to approve the OGC Observations and Measurements (O&M) - XML Encoding Standard as an official OGC standard.
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3 August 2012 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has issued a Request for Quotations/Call for Participation (RFQ/CFP) to solicit proposals in response to requirements for the OGC Climatology-Hydrology Information Sharing Pilot (CHISP), Phase 1 (CHISP-1).
The RFQ/CFP is available at http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/requests/87.
Responses are due by 31 August, 2012.
A bidders’ teleconference will be held on 15 August 2012. More information will be available at the URL above.
14 February 2013. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has issued a Request for Quotations/Call for Participation (RFQ/CFP) to solicit proposals in response to requirements for the OGC Geo4NIEM Project. The Geo4NIEM Initiative will result in recommendations to enhance the geospatial capabilities within the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM). Sponsors have identified specific Information Exchange Packages (IEPs) from Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Justice/Law Enforcement domain, and the Maritime domain as representative examples for investigation in this initiative.
18 September 2013 – The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and the Ordnance Survey, with the support of the Association for Geographic Information (AGI), are leading the first of a series of events called the United Kingdom Interoperability Assessment Plugfest (UKIAP) 2013. (See http://www.opengeospatial.org/OSplugfest ). The purpose of UKIAP 2013 is to advance the interoperability of geospatial products and services based on OGC standards
23 July 2014 – 24 public Engineering Reports resulted from the Open Geospatial Consortium's (OGC®) recently completed OGC Interoperability Testbed 10 (OWS-10), the most recent in the OGC's yearly series of major geospatial interoperability testbeds. Six of these reports focused on Cross-Community Interoperability (CCI).
28 January 2015 - The membership of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks public comment on the candidate OGC 3D Portrayal Service (3DPS) Standard.
In the last decade, progress in airborne and mobile laser scanning and photogrammetric methods has brought an explosion of terrain data and detailed 3D models of the built environment. The 3d models are often maintained in proprietary environments.
02 July 2015. Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) request comments on the OGC® Web Coverage Service 2.0 Interface Standard – JPEG2000/JPIP Coverage Encoding Extension – abbreviated as “JPEG2000/JPIP-Coverage”.