OGC’s Military Pilot Project, Phase 1, sponsored by the US Army Engineering and Development Center (ERDC), was a collaborative effort that contributed to the operational validation of interoperable commercial geoprocessing products for the defense and intelligence domain. MPP-1 addressed the problem that no single vendor’s commercial products meet all the diverse requirements of defense geoprocessing, and the diverse products from different vendors that might meet these requirements don’t, without OGC's standards, interoperate.
The Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) Pilot, sponsored by GeoConnections Canada, was an initiative of OGC's Interoperability Program to test the feasibility of using open, standards-based technology to improve the management and dissemination of geospatial data in Canada.
1. Styled Layer Descriptor & Symbology Encoding SWG
Styled Layer Descriptor and Symbology Encoding 1.2 Standards Working Group
2. Purpose of this Standard Working Group
The purpose of this Standards Working Group is to compile, discuss, and process all change requests that have been submitted to the OGC related to the SLD and SE standards and create a new version of both standards to fulfill new user needs (e.g. 3D portrayal, thematic mapping, ...).
On 2 February 2012, the OGC began the OGC Web Services, Phase 9 (OWS-9) Testbed process with a Request for Quotations/Call for Participation (RFQ/CFP) to solicit proposals in response to requirements. 10 sponsors provided requirements, a testbed plan was developed, and 45 technology provider participants worked together for 8 months developing and testing interoperability solutions to meet those requirements.
The Geo4NIEM Project was organized to address specific functional requirements to meet the following objectives:
Testbed 12 Sponsors have documented interoperability requirements and objectives for this initiative. Organizations selected to participate will develop solutions based on the Sponsors’ use cases, requirements and scenarios, which are described in detail in the Request for Quotations/Call for Participation (RFQ). Participant solutions will implement existing OGC standards as well as new prototype interface and encoding specifications introduced or developed during the testbed.