OGC Press Releases

OGC Announces Meetings and Canadian Interoperability Day in Ottawa, April 23

Release Date: 
2004-03-22
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Wayland, MA, USA, March 22, 2004 - The Open GIS Consortium (OGC) today announced that PCI Geomatics and GeoConnections -- a national partnership initiative led by Natural Resources Canada that is building the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) -- are hosting the 49th OGC Technical Committee and Planning Committee meetings April 19 - 22, 2004 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

OGC announces Web Processing Services Interoperability Experiment

Release Date: 
2005-01-31
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Wayland, MA, January 31, 2005 - The Open Geospatial Consortium Inc. (OGC) invites additional participation in a Web Processing Service Interoperability Experiment to test and refine a draft implementation specification that enables geoprocessing via the Internet.. The draft specification is described in the Web Processing Service (WPS) Discussion Paper. This specification can be used to implement any kind of geospatial calculation or model as a web service, so that it can easily be found and invoked by a client.

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.

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