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Houbie, Frederic (Hexagon)
Habermann, Ted (The HDF Group)
Vandenbroucke, Danny (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Spatial Applications Division)
Cochrane, Byron (Land Information New Zealand (LINZ))
Raes, Lieven (Agentschap Informatie Vlaanderen (AIV))

Smart City Interoperability Reference Architecture (SCIRA)

Current events

 See scira.ogc.org for the latest info on the SCIRA project.

Project Overview

SCIRA is a project of the OGC Innovation Program sponsored by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science & Technology (S&T)

Purpose: Assess the state of emerging standards for the Smart Cities in the area of public safety and the development of an open architecture for interoperable Internet of Things (IoT) sensors.

WFS 3.0 Hackathon

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is organizing a Hackathon to capture developer insight into the draft standard for Web Feature Service (WFS) version 3 and is interested in your participation in this event. This draft standard is evolving in a quite unique fashion with respect to typical standard development and features OpenAPI / Swagger definition of the key service elements.

Portrayal CDS

Cartography suffers in distributed web service environments and the poor presentation of data creates a negative  perception of the data quality, spatial data infrastructures and web standards. The current domain of web based  map driven display often ignores the fundamental concepts of basic cartography. The developers of the web based  map tools are often programmers with little cartographic experience, training or guidance.