OGC Press Releases

OGC Standards Are the “Bedrock” of Global Geology Mapping Project

Release Date: 
2008-10-28
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Wayland, Mass., October 28, 2008 - Standards developed by the members of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) play a key role in OneGeology (www.onegeology.org ), a global project to produce the first digital geological map of the world. OneGeology is supported by UNESCO and six other international umbrella bodies. It is the flagship project for the UN International Year of Planet Earth 2008.

European Agencies Use OGC Standards in Meteorology

Release Date: 
2010-01-05
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Wayland, MA. 5 Janaury 2010. Meteo- France, the UK Met Office, and the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) recently held the 2nd Workshop on, The Use of GIS/OGC Standards in Meteorology at the Conference International Centre at Meteo-France, Toulouse, France, from 23-25 November 2009. See http://www.meteo.fr/cic/meetings/gis-ogc/ for details.

OGC Announces Webinar on 2010 "Data Fusion" Testbed, Seeks Sponsors for 2011 Testbed

Release Date: 
2010-07-28
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Wayland, MA, 28 July 2010. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) recently concluded the OGC Web Services, Phase 7 (OWS-7) Testbed initiative. Interoperability architectures, enhancements to existing OGC standards, and candidate standards developed in the testbed for sensors, video change detection, database synchronization, information cataloguing, web processing services, event architecture and aviation will be presented in a 2 hour webinar.

OGC Announces "SWE Common" Standards to Simplify Sensor Web Development

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2011-04-25
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25 April 2011 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) membership has voted to approve the OGC Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) Common Service Model Interface Standard Version 2.0 and the OGC SWE Common Data Model Encoding Standard Version 2.0 as official OGC standards.

The OGC SWE Common Service Model Interface Standard is applicable to all services that provide or require information from or about sensors. It is designed for use cases in which sensors need to be accessed and managed through service interfaces.

OGC Calls for Sponsors for Major Interoperability Testbed

Release Date: 
2011-10-17
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17 October 2011. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has issued a call for sponsors of the OGC Web Services, Phase 9 (OWS-9) Testbed. The OWS-9 Testbed is run under OGC’s Interoperability Program (IP), designed to rapidly develop, test and deliver proven candidate specifications into OGC’s Specification Program. 

The OGC Forms "Sensor Web for IoT" Standards Working Group

Release Date: 
2012-07-10
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10 July 2012 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC(R)) announced the formation of a new OGC(R) Technical Committee Standards Working Group (SWG) to advance the candidate OGC Internet of Things REST API (Sensor Web for IoT) Standard. The OGC members invite the public to comment on the Sensor Web for IoT SWG charter (https://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/49608) and will consider comments received before 10 August 2012.

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