OGC Press Releases

OGC® and IAI Join Forces to Advance Joint Standards

Release Date: 
2006-04-13
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Wayland, Mass., April 13, 2006 – The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) and the International Alliance for Interoperability (IAI) signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to strengthen open standards based interoperability between systems used by the building infrastructure community and the broader geospatial, architecture/engineering/construction (AEC) and information technology (IT) communities.

OGC® Data Quality Working Group Closing Survey on Spatial Data Quality Measures January 25th

Release Date: 
2008-01-24
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Wayland, MA, January 24, 2008. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Spatial Data Quality Working Group is pleased to announce that there has been a great response to the survey on spatial data quality measures. The survey will close by the 25th of January. This working group, under the leadership of Seb Lessware (Chair) from 1Spatial and Patrick Cunningham (Vice-Chair) of Blue Marble Geographics has been gathering secondary research information and requirements from OGC members for the past year and is now conducting a primary research phase.

OGC Announces June 10 Webinar Demo of OWS-6 Interoperability Testbed Results

Release Date: 
2009-05-26
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Wayland, Mass., May 26, 2009. On Wednesday, June 10, 2009, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT (15:00-17:00 UTC), the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) will conduct a free webinar demonstrating results from the OGC Web Services, Phase 6 (OWS-6) testbed activity. To register for this webinar go to: http://portal.opengeospatial.org/public_ogc/register/090610_ows6_webinar.php.

OGC seeks input on next version of CityGML

Release Date: 
2010-01-06
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Wayland, Mass., 6 January 2010 - The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) is seeking broad input on enhancements and changes for a revision of the OGC City Geography Markup Language (CityGML) Encoding Standard (http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/citygml). CityGML is an open information model and XML-based encoding for the representation, storage, and exchange of virtual 3D city models.

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 Seeks Comments on GeoServices REST API Candidate Standard

Release Date: 
2012-07-19
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19 July 2012. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks public comment on the candidate OGC GeoServices REST API standard. The GeoServices REST Application Programming Interface (API) provides a standard way for web clients to communicate with geospatial technologies, such as Geographic Information System (GIS) servers, based on Representational State Transfer (REST) principles.

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