First, I’d like to mention some comments to Part 1, in which I posed a question: “A small but committed number of academic researchers are helping develop OGC standards, but the vast majority are not. Why do some get into it, and why don't more?”
Attend the 1st OGC Academic Summit in Calgary this month, along with the OGC Technical Committee Meeting, the 1st Canada SDI Summit, LocationTech and a country styled OGC birthday celebration!
LandXML is a non-proprietary XML (eXtensible Mark-up Language) data file format containing civil engineering and survey measurement data commonly used in the Land Development and Transportation Industries. The LandXML user community consists of over 650 organizations with 750 members in over 40 countries and the standard is supported by over 70 registered software products.
Earlier this month, Steve Liang, chair of the OGC SensorThings Standards Working Group (SWG) received an email from someone planning to implement the candidate SensorThings API on top of the OpenIoT platform. She wanted to get answers to these questions about SensorThings before coding:
I'm very pleased to announce the KML 2.2 validator now available at the OGC Testing Facility. It validates if implementations are correctly publishing KML data. The validator tests kml and kmz files, located locally or available via a URL. To get certified follow these simple steps.
More details about the test in my previous blog about this topic. Enjoy!
It was 2008 when I first ventured into the world of INSPIRE; the European data sharing initiative for improved policy making on environmental matters, which affects all public sector organisations that collect, maintain, publish and use location-based environmental data. Mindful of the many challenges facing organisations that wish to share data and communicate information more effectively, I was immediately aware of the ambitious,