OGC Press Releases

ORDNANCE SURVEY Joins OGC

Release Date: 
2000-03-31
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Wayland, Massachusetts, USA March 31, 1998 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) announced today that Ordnance Survey, the National Mapping Agency of Great Britain, has joined OGC as a Technical Committee member. Ordnance Survey is the first major non-US government agency to join OGC.

OpenGIS (OGC) Reaches Key Milestone in Development of a Geography Markup Language Specification to Enable Interoperable Web Mapp

Release Date: 
2001-04-04
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Liege, Belgium, April 4, 2001: OGC, Inc. (the Open GIS Consortium) announces the availability of the OpenGIS Feature Geometry Request for Proposals for public review. The document is available at: http://www.opengeospatial.org/techno/request.htm .

OGC Members GO Online And Interoperable At GITA Conference

Release Date: 
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

Release Date: 
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

Release Date: 
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 .

OGC Calls for Participants in a Major OGC Web Services Testbed

Release Date: 
2005-02-11
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Wayland, MA, February 11, 2005 - The Open Geospatial Consortium Inc. (OGC) announced a Request For Quotations (RFQ) from technology developers interested in a major Interoperability Initiative to develop and enhance OGC Web Services (OWS) standards that enable easy discovery, access and use of geographic data and geoprocessing services. The OGC Web Services Phase 3 (OWS-3) testbed advances OGC Web Services, the set of OpenGIS(R) Specifications for interfaces, schemas and encodings that comprise the interoperability framework for the emerging "Spatial Web."

OGC® Calls for Participation in Architecture Implementation Pilot

Release Date: 
2007-04-18
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Wayland, MA, March April 18, 2007 - The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) has issued a Call for Participation (CFP) in the "Architecture Implementation Pilot," which is a coordinated interoperability initiative of GEOSS, FedEO and Tri-Lateral initiatives. Responses are due by 11 May 2007 and the "Pilot Kickoff Meeting" will be held 5-6 June 2007 in ESRIN the European Space Agency's establishment in Italy.

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