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OGC and NRCan request information for a study concerning Building Energy Mapping and Analytics

Release Date: 
26 February 2020

New Concept Development Study aims to characterize the state of energy mapping and analytics, and propose practices and standards to improve efficiency and consistency.

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) are requesting information to support the Building Energy Mapping and Analytics Concept Development Study (CDS). Responses are due April 3, 2020.

OGC Invites Developers to its Environmental Data Retrieval API Sprint

Release Date: 
21 February 2020

New OGC Sprint event will focus on emerging standards for a data-centric Environmental Data Retrieval API that will promote quick and easy access to environmental data.

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) invites developers to participate in the Environmental Data Retrieval (EDR) API Sprint, held from 18-20 March, 2020, at the NOAA/NWS facilities in Silver Spring, MD, USA. Remote participation is possible.

OGC considering CityJSON as community standard; seeks public comment for new Work Item

Release Date: 
13 February 2020

CityJSON provides a simplified alternative to the GML encoding of CityGML that is also lightweight and suitable for use on the web and mobile.

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is considering CityJSON for adoption as an official OGC Community Standard. A new Work Item justification to begin the Community Standard endorsement process is available for public comment.

OGC announces the creation of new ‘OGC API - Records’ Standards Working Group

Release Date: 
16 January 2020

SWG will work towards the next generation of OGC’s Catalogue service, which will align with the current architecture of the Web and the Spatial Data on the Web Best Practices

New OGC Standards Working Group: OGC API - Records

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) today announced the formation of the ‘OGC API - Records’ Standards Working Group (SWG).