OGC Press Releases
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.
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.
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.
August 10, 2010. The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) and the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance the development and use of geospatial standards.
26 April 2011 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) membership has voted to adopt the OGC GeoAPI 3.0 Interface Standard as an official OGC standard.
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.