OGC Press Releases

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).

Participate in OGC’s Testbed-16 and shape the future of location technologies

Release Date: 
8 January 2020

Testbed-16 provides a unique, funded opportunity to join the collaborative research at OGC. Boost your R&D, make contact with major geospatial players, and develop future business opportunities.

OGC Testbed-16

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is calling for participation in its next major Innovation Initiative, Testbed-16. Funding is available to offset the cost of participation.