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OGC Pilot Initiative seeks to advance the state of the art in UML-to-GML Application Schema (UGAS) transformations and related technologies; funding available for participants

Release Date: 
2019-11-11
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The OGC UML-to-GML Application Schema Pilot 2020 (UGAS-2020) will improve and enhance the present capabilities of the open source tool ShapeChange in order to meet current and emerging technology requirements. 

First of new OGC APIs approved as an OGC standard: OGC API - Features - Part 1: Core

Release Date: 
2019-11-06
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OGC APIs usher in a new age for location information on the web, enabling a much simpler way to share and access location information that is consistent with the architecture of the Web. This API, the first of many, specifies the fundamental API building blocks for interacting with geospatial features.

OGC Pilot Initiative seeks to mature standards-based “Applications to the Data” architecture; funding available for participants

Release Date: 
2019-11-04
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The Earth Observations Applications Pilot will evaluate the maturity of specifications developed to achieve a paradigm shift in Earth Observation - from “bringing the data to the user” to “bringing the user to the data”

OGC considering OpenFlight Scene Description Specification as an OGC Community Standard; public comment sought before approval

Release Date: 
2019-10-29
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OpenFlight is a 3D scene description file format widely used in the aviation simulation industry

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is considering the OpenFlight Scene Description Database Specification (v16.0) for adoption as an official OGC Community Standard. Public comment is sought before approval.

OGC invites responses to its 3D Data Container and Tiles API Pilot Call For Participation; funding available for participants

Release Date: 
2019-10-25
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3D Data Container and Tiles API Pilot seeks to assess a data container model and API that will support smooth transitions between 3D and 2D data environments; allow applications working with 2D tiles to get 3D tiles; and more.

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