The Open Geospatial Consortium is excited to announce…

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is excited to announce the adoption of the latest of its OGC API family of standards: OGC API – Features – Part 2: Coordinate Reference Systems by Reference. OGC APIs usher in a new age for discovering and accessing location information on the web, enabling a much simpler way to share and access location information that is consistent with […]

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OGC and buildingSMART International publish discussion paper

OGC and buildingSMART International publish discussion paper on the integration of BIM and GIS New discussion paper aims to coordinate the development of data standards produced by the two leading standards organizations in the fields of Geospatial and Building Information Modeling Contact: info@ogc.org  9 April 2020: The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and buildingSMART International (bSI) have released an industry-defining paper as […]

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USGIF and OGC Host Inaugural Innovation Tradecraft Competition

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Four finalists and two runners up selected to present at the GEOINT 2020 Symposium  Herndon, Virginia (February 7, 2020)—The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) and the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) co-hosted an inaugural GEOINT 2020 Innovation Tradecraft Competition on Feb. 4, at the Trajectory Event Center in Herndon, Va. The first round featured 17 presentations demonstrating best practices in […]

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OGC Calls for Participation in Testbed 13 Part 2 ESA Threads – Exploitation Platform, and invites all interested Testbed 13 participants to Q&A webinar

Contact: info@opengeospatial.org 6 February 2017: The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) invites interested organizations to respond to Part 2 – ESA Thematic Exploitation Platform. The overall Testbed 13 Call for Participation (CFP) is provided in two parts, a general call  referred to as “Part 1 CFP” (see www.opengeospatial.org/pressroom/pressreleases/2525) and a specialized call referred to as ‘Part 2 ITT’. The general solicitation was […]

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

Contact: info@opengeospatial.org 25 January 2017: 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 solutions […]

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OGC seeks public comment on candidate InfraGML encoding standards

OGC seeks public comment on candidate InfraGML encoding standards FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: info@opengeospatial.org 17 January 2017: The membership of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks public comment on its candidate InfraGML standards. The candidate OGC InfraGML Encoding standards define the implementation-dependent, GML encoding of concepts supporting land and civil engineering infrastructure facilities. InfraGML is a GML implementation of  the OGC […]

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OGC requests participation in its Land Administration DWG

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is calling for public participation in its newly-established Land Administration Domain Working Group (Land Admin DWG). Worldwide, effective and efficient land administration is an ongoing concern, as only a small number of nations have mature land information systems, and few others have some for of land administration capability in place. Location is a crucial aspect […]

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