OGC Press Releases

lat/lon Takes Principal Membership in the OGC(R)

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2010-06-02
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Wayland, MA, June 2, 2010. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) ( http://www.opengeospatial.org ) announced that lat/lon ( http://www.lat-lon.de ) has become a Principal Member of the OGC.

Principal Members evaluate and provide guidance on market direction and Consortium focus, and have authority over the development, release and adoption of OGC standards through their voting rights in the OGC Planning Committee (PC).

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging Takes Strategic Membership in the OGC®

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2008-01-29
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Wayland, MA, January 29, 2008. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) (http://www.opengeospatial.org) announced that Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging has increased its level of membership in the OGC to become a Strategic Member. Strategic Membership is the highest level of membership in the OGC. Strategic Members provide significant resources to support OGC objectives in the form of funding for program initiatives and staff resources inserted into the OGC process.

Local, State, Provincial and Federal Governments Reveal the Power of Interoperability for Critical Infrastructure Protection

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2003-05-08
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Wayland, MA, USA, May 9, 2003 - If you took a walk outside in your city or town, and detected a suspicious odor, perhaps caused by a leaking chemical, how would local, state or provincial, all the way up to federal responders share information to be sure there was no threat to public safety? That's the question that communities from all levels of government, on both sides of the U.S./Canada border, came together to explore in a demonstration organized as part of the Open GIS Consortium's Critical Infrastructure Protection Initiative (CIPI).

Location Powers event scaling linked data to big data

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2017-02-01
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The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has announced its next Location Powers workshop. The theme for the workshop is ‘Big Linked Geodata.’ The workshop will take place on Wednesday 22nd March, alongside OGC’s next TC Meeting, in Delft, The Netherlands.

The focus of the workshop is to investigate how big data approaches can aid in effective exploitation of linked geographic data.

Location Powers Workshop to advance Geospatial applications of Big Data

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2016-08-18
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The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has announced its Location Powers: Big Data workshop, occurring on Tuesday 20th September in Orlando, Florida.

The Location Powers: Big Data workshop will bring together leading developers of geospatial big data systems. This is an opportunity for participants to hear about the latest developments in the field, as well as contribute to the collective discussion concerning advancing the use of big data computing techniques being applied to geospatial data.

Lockheed Martin Coorporation Sponsors Assignment of James Stephens to OGC Staff for One-year Assignment

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2001-02-27
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Wayland, MA, USA, February 27, 2001: The Open GIS Consortium (OGC) and Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMC) jointly announced recently that James Stephens of LMC has been named as Deputy Program Manager for OGC's Interoperability Program. Lockheed Martin Management & Data Systems (M&DS) will fund Stephens' assignment as part of LMC's strategic membership in OGC.

Luis Bermudez Joins OGC as Director, Interoperability Certification

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2010-08-25
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25 August, 2010.  The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announces that Dr. Luis E. Bermudez has been appointed Director of Interoperability Certification for the Consortium. In his new position, Dr. Bermudez will manage the OGC Certification Program, lead plugfest activities, and support OGC testbeds, pilots and interoperability experiments designed to develop, test and validate specifications for geospatial information.

Major Implementation of Geospatial Fusion Services Demonstrated

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2001-06-26
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Wayland, MA, USA, June 26, 2001 - The Open GIS Consortium, Inc. (OGC) announces the successful demonstration of an operational geospatial fusion implementation at In-Q-Tel by an international vendor team. Geospatial fusion refers to the ability of interoperable technologies to integrate text with geoprocessing and web based services. For this demonstration, In-Q-Tel funded the integration of commercial component software, with integration made possible by candidate OpenGIS interfaces developed last year in OGC's Geospatial Fusion Services Testbed (GFST).

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