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China launches satellite to conduct mass terrain survey at millimetre level
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Canada unveils new ‘satellite-earth observation strategy’ to help fight climate change
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AMH Philippines and Synspective sign MoU for Strategic Alliance to use SAR Data for Geohazard Mitigation Projects in the Philippines
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Australian spacetech companies partner to deliver the world’s first on-demand satellite imaging platform.
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Singapore boosts geospatial property collaboration
The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) has signed memoranda of...
Esri India partners with AGNIi (Invest India) to roll-out ‘GeoInnovation’
Empowering start-ups to build location Intelligence and facilitate wider...
‘ISRO gearing up for multiple space missions in 2022’
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Australian company develops system for real time mapping of wildfires
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Thursday, September 17th, 2015

OGC Seeks Sponsors for FutureCities Pilot

September 16, 2015 —The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) in collaboration with buildingSMART International (bSI) invites sponsorship in a pilot project to help cities around the world benefit from modern standards for geospatial technologies. The Pilot, based in...

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

W3C and OGC to Collaborate to Integrate Spatial Data on the Web

Jan. 6, 2015—The W3C and the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announced today a new collaboration to improve interoperability and integration of spatial data on the Web. Spatial data —describing geographic locations on the earth and natural...

Friday, October 4th, 2013

New Report on the Importance of Spatial Standards for the Internet of Things

ITU-T’s latest Technology Watch report introduces readers to location (spatial) standards and their role in enabling the Internet of Things, describing how communications infrastructure has increased people’s associations with the natural and built environment as well as...

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

OGC and CRCSI Working Together to Make Data Widely Available

The Australian Cooperative Research Center for Spatial Information (CRCSI) has joined forces with the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) through the signing of a memorandum of understanding. The relationship with OGC will be especially strong with the CRCSI’s...

Monday, July 9th, 2012

OGC Australia & New Zealand Forum Announced

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announced that OGC members in the Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) region, with the assistance of the Australian and New Zealand Land Information Council (ANZLIC), recently chartered an Australia & New Zealand...

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

OGC Sensor Observation Service (SOS) Standard Version 2.0 Adopted

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) membership has adopted the OGC Sensor Observation Service (SOS) Interface Standard Version 2.0. Whether from in-situ sensors (e.g., water monitoring) or remote sensors (e.g., satellite imaging), observations made from sensor systems contribute...

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

U.A.E Ministry of Interior/Abu Dhabi Police GIS Center for Security Joins the OGC as a Principal Member

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announced that the U.A.E. Ministry of the Interior, represented by Abu Dhabi Police GIS Center for Security, has become a Principal Member of the OGC to chair a new, planned international OGC...

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

The OGC Names Dr. Jinsoo You Director of Asian Services

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announced that Dr. Jinsoo You has become the first Director of Asian Services for the OGC. In this new role, Dr. You will represent the interests of OGC in the region. He...

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

The OGC seeks comment on Gazetteer Best Practices

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC?) seeks public comment on the candidate OGC Gazetteer Best Practices Document. There is growing interest in the development of a common feature-based model for geographic names databases, often referred to as gazetteers.  This candidate OGC best...

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

The OGC to co-host 2011 OGC Korea Interoperability Day

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and the Korean Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs (MLTM) will co-host a "2011 OGC Korea Interoperability Day" event on 27 October 2011 in Seoul. (See http://smartkorea2011.or.kr/OGC_Korea_Interoperability_Day.htm.) The event...

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