OGC Press Releases
April 23, 2009, Wayland, Massachusetts. The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) announces the release of two Discussion Papers: Uncertainty Markup Language (UncertML) (http://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=33234) and the OpenGIS® Web Coverage Service Standard (WCS) Extension for CF-netCDF Encoding (http://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=32195).
Wayland, MA, October 14, 2009. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) joins the World Standards Day celebration, announcing a Climate Challenge Integration Plugfest (CCIP).
Wayland, Mass., 23 July, 2010 - The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) members approved release of “Observations and Measurements – XML Implementation” for public comment, in preparation for adoption as an OGC Standard. This candidate standard specifies an XML implementation for the Observations and Measurements conceptual model.
27 July 2011 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) and the OGC GML Working Group (WG) invite interested parties to attend a one-day workshop on GML 4 on September 19th in Boulder, Colorado. The workshop is organized as part of the September OGC TC meeting, but is open to non-OGC members.
8 March 2012 – The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) has announced a Call for Participation (CFP) in the 5th phase of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) Architecture Implementation Pilot (AIP-5). The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) provides leadership in AIP-5 and invites OGC members and other organizations to respond to the CFP. The CFP document is available at: http://earthobservations.org/geoss_call_aip.shtml.
AIP-5 places a priority on these areas:
29 November 2012. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) invites participation in a Groundwater Interoperability Experiment (GWIE2).
17 June 2013. On June 5, at the Sensors Expo & Conference, Melanie Martella, Executive Editor of Sensors, presented the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) with the magazine's 2013 Best of Sensors Gold Application Award. Greg Buehler, OGC's Director, Outreach & Communication Services, accepted the award.
The Best of Sensors Application Awards recognize advances in sensor and sensor-related technologies, either in the form of novel technologies or as significant improvements in existing technologies.
12 December 2013 – At the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) Technical Committee plenary meeting on 26 September, the Technical Committee approved the charter for a new OGC Point of Interest (POI) Standards Working Group (SWG). This group will develop a candidate POI encoding specification for possible adoption by the OGC membership as an OGC Standard.