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Open Geospatial Consortium

August 9, 2017

OGC Invites You to Participate in a Simulated Exercise at the Disaster Risk Reduction (DDR) Across the Americas Summit

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announce a Call for Participation in a simulated disaster response exercise that will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina on September 7th, 2017, during the Disaster Risk Reduction (DDR) Across the Americas Summit. Many disasters in Latin America and the Caribbean affect multiple countries which means that sharing of best

July 6, 2017

Open Geospatial Consortium Announces Geoscience Australia as its Newest Principal Member

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is pleased to announce that Geoscience Australia has raised its membership level from Technical to Principal Level. Geoscience Australia has been an active member of OGC since 1999. “Geoscience Australia has been a long-time and active member of the OGC, supporting our Technical committee and over 25 of its working

May 25, 2017

OGC is Calling for Sponsors for an Innovative Interoperability Initiative, Testbed 14

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has issued a call for sponsors for an innovative interoperability initiative,  Testbed 14. The  OGC Innovation Program provides a venue to advance solutions to geospatial data and service challenges through using open standards. In addition to enhancing or extending standards, the testbeds provide a unique platform where sponsors work closely

April 25, 2017

OGC Seeks Comment on Proposed GeoScience Domain Working Group

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks comments on the draft charter of a proposed GeoScience Domain Working Group (DWG). GeoScience encompasses a number of scientific domains focused on providing a better understanding, representation, and - more generally - knowledge of the Earth. These domains include Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Mineralogy, Seismology, Tomography, and/or Volcanology. Those domains

March 14, 2017

OGC Publishes Moving Features Access Specification as a Standard for Rapid and Advanced Utilization of Location Data for Moving Features

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is excited to announce that it has published Moving Features Access as an official standard. Moving Features Access defines location data access operations so that big data from moving features, such as people and vehicles, can be processed and analyzed swiftly and across different sectors. The standard was jointly developed

March 7, 2017

OGC Seeks Public Comment on New Abstract Specification Topic for Discrete Global Grid Systems (DGGS)

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is requesting public comment on its Discrete Global Grid System (DGGS) Abstract Specification Topic. DGGS enable rapid integration of spatial data without the difficulties of working with legacy coordinate systems, particularly projected coordinates such as Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM). DGGSs represent the Earth as a hierarchy of equal area cells

February 14, 2017

OGC Invites Expertise on Underground Maps and Models

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is requesting information from interested parties to inform a Concept Development Study (CDS) that will assess the current state and future direction of information standards for modelling, mapping, and managing underground infrastructure. The CDS will define the scope of a multi-phase underground infrastructure interoperability project. The purpose of the study

February 8, 2017

OGC to initiate Phase 1 Development of Interoperability Standards for Underground Infrastructure Data

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is pleased to announce that the Fund for the City of New York and its sister organization, the National Center for Civic Innovation, has made a $25,000 grant to the OGC. These funds, along with contributions from Ordnance Survey Great Britain and other contributors, will enable OGC to initiate the

January 30, 2017

OGC Calls for Participation in Major Innovation Testbed (Testbed 13)

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) invites interested organizations to respond to the just released Call for Participation (CFP) in the OGC Testbed 13 Interoperability Testbed. Organizations selected to participate in Testbed 13 will develop prototype solutions based on the sponsors’ use cases, requirements and scenarios. These are described in detail in the CFP. Participants’ prototype

December 27, 2016

OGC Calls for Participation in its Indian Interoperability Plugfest

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is calling to vendors doing business in India for participation in its latest Interoperability Plugfest. The Department of Science and Technology (DST), under Government of India, is interested in planning and convening an Indian OGC Interoperability Plugfest.The focus of the plugfest is to better support the National Programs on Smart Cities

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