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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Happy Anniversary USIBD ! – 8 years and Counting

Happy Anniversary USIBD! Congratulations to John Russo and all of the volunteers that over the years have invested their time in developing this important building documentation organization. Please consider lending your support. The U.S. Institute of Building Documentation was launched on this date, March 12th, in 2012. In these eight years USIBD has become the primary resource of Building Documentation […]

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Standards are the Key to Harnessing Technology

Shane MacLaughlin, Managing Director at Atlas Computers in Ireland provides an in-depth look into the need for open standards. Topographic Survey Specification for Urban Projects Some years ago I chaired a working group hosted by Dublin City Council tasked with developing a robust specification for urban topographic survey projects.  This working group came into being at the behest of the […]

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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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