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Thursday, October 1st, 2015

OGC Adopts Updated KML Earth Browser Standard – KML 2.3

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announces that the OGC membership has approved the OGC KML 2.3 Standard. KML is an XML grammar used to encode and transport representations of geographic data for display in an earth browser,...

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...

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

OGC and ILA to Collaborate on Indoor Positioning

March 11, 2015—Two global organizations, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and the InLocation Alliance (ILA), have begun working together to advance indoor positioning capabilities.

Monday, November 10th, 2014

OGC Announces Location Powers: Smart Cities Summit, December 2nd, Tokyo, Japan

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) invites you to attend the inaugural Location Powers Summit (www.locationpowers.net) on 

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

OGC Helps Develop UN’s Geospatial Standards Guide for UN Member States

In August at the Fourth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), the Committee called for the adoption of common standards so that geospatial data can be...

Monday, October 13th, 2014

OGC Honored Jacobs University Professor Peter Baumann with Kenneth D. Gardels Award

Peter Baumann, Professor of Computer Science at Jacobs University, has been honored with the Kenneth D. Gardels Award by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). The OGC Board of Directors awarded the prize...

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Leica mojoXact Plus Now Provides ISOBUS Universal Terminal to Simplify Machine Integration

By supporting ISOBUS Universal Terminals, Leica Geosystems Agriculture make its Leica mojoXact Plus more versatile than ever before. With a simple software upgrade, farmers can minimise cab clutter, and maximise the use of their existing equipment, thus...

Friday, November 1st, 2013

The UK’s Aggressive BIM Strategy Leads the World

Mark Bew, chairman of HM Government BIM Working Group addressed the rail and transit group at Bentley Systems’ Year in Infrastructure Conference in London. The United Kingdom is leading the world in their adoption of Building Information...

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Standards Helped Response to the Great East Japan Earthquake

A broad-based effort to employ geospatial analysis and information sharing contributed greatly to the disaster response effort after the Great East Japan Earthquake on 11 March 2011.  OGC standards played an important role.

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...

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