OGC Press Releases

The OGC® Seeks Comment on Geospatial Catalog Application Profile

Release Date: 
2006-04-20
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Wayland, Mass., April 20, 2006 – The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) has released a Request for Comment on a new candidate OGC standard: OpenGIS® Catalogue Services Specification 2.0.1 - ISO Metadata Application Profile. This document specifies a catalogue application profile based on ISO19115:2003/ISO19119:2005 metadata with support for XML encoding per ISO/CD TS 19139 and HTTP protocol binding.

OGC's David Schell Receives GeoTec Media Visionary Achievement Award

Release Date: 
2007-07-19
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July 19, 2007. Wayland, MA. The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) announced that David Schell, the OGC's founder, CEO and Chairman, has received GeoTec Media's first Visionary Achievement Award. This award is given by GeoTec Media to an individual for dedication to the technical advancement and widespread use of geospatial technology.

GeoTec Media announced the winners of its Geospatial Leadership Awards in May at its annual GeoTec Event in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Final Reminder: Please Complete the Business Benefits of Using OGC Standards Survey!

Release Date: 
2009-01-14
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Dear geospatial technology user:

This is the final reminder for the Business Benefits of Using OGC Standards Survey. We thank those of you who have responded to the survey. The information we have collected will help us understand OGC standards effectiveness and improve OGC programs.

OGC Releases OWS-6 Interoperability Testbed Videos

Release Date: 
2009-07-16
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Wayland, MA, July 16, 2009. The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) announces the release of on-line videos (http://www.opengeospatial.org/pub/www/ows6/index.html) that document the recent final interoperability demonstration of the OGC Web Services Initiative, Phase 6 (OWS-6) Testbed. OWS-6 addressed activities organized around geospatial interoperability requirements in the following areas:

OGC announces Earth Observation Profile for Web-based Catalogue Services

Release Date: 
2010-03-05
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Wayland, Mass., 5 March 2010 - The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) announces adoption and availability of the OGC Catalogue Services Standard Extension Package for ebRIM Application Profile: Earth Observation Products, and also the related Geography Markup Language (GML) Application Schema for EO Products. Together, these standards, when implemented, will enable more efficient data publishing and discovery for a wide range of stakeholders who provide and use data generated by satellite-borne and aerial radar, optical and atmospheric sensors.

OGC Seeks Comments on Earth Observation Profile of Sensor Planning Service Standard

Release Date: 
2010-08-17
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17 August, 2010 - The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) members are seeking comments on the "Earth Observation Satellite Tasking Extension for OGC® Sensor Planning Service (SPS)." The SPS configuration proposed in this profile supports the programming of Earth Observation (EO) sensor systems. The candidate standard describes a single SPS configuration that can be supported by many satellite data providers who have existing facilities for managing sensor system programming requests.

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