OGC Newsroom

First of new OGC APIs approved as an OGC standard: OGC API - Features - Part 1: Core

Release Date: 
6 November 2019
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OGC APIs usher in a new age for location information on the web, enabling a much simpler way to share and access location information that is consistent with the architecture of the Web. This API, the first of many, specifies the fundamental API building blocks for interacting with geospatial features.

OGC Pilot Initiative seeks to mature standards-based “Applications to the Data” architecture; funding available for participants

Release Date: 
4 November 2019
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The Earth Observations Applications Pilot will evaluate the maturity of specifications developed to achieve a paradigm shift in Earth Observation - from “bringing the data to the user” to “bringing the user to the data”

OGC considering OpenFlight Scene Description Specification as an OGC Community Standard; public comment sought before approval

Release Date: 
29 October 2019
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OpenFlight is a 3D scene description file format widely used in the aviation simulation industry

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is considering the OpenFlight Scene Description Database Specification (v16.0) for adoption as an official OGC Community Standard. Public comment is sought before approval.

OGC invites responses to its 3D Data Container and Tiles API Pilot Call For Participation; funding available for participants

Release Date: 
25 October 2019
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3D Data Container and Tiles API Pilot seeks to assess a data container model and API that will support smooth transitions between 3D and 2D data environments; allow applications working with 2D tiles to get 3D tiles; and more.

OGC invites you to its Augmented Reality Summit in Toulouse, France

Release Date: 
23 October 2019
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OGC’s November 2019 AR Summit will bring together experts to discuss how to standardize access to AR related data and services, and encourage AR’s proliferation

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) invites experts and others with a shared interest in Augmented Reality (AR) to its November 2019 AR Summit, to be held alongside OGC’s 113th Technical Committee Meeting, in Toulouse, France.

OGC announces new JSON Encoding Extension to its Moving Features Standard; seeks public comment before approval

Release Date: 
22 October 2019
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New Moving Features Extension provides a JSON encoding as an alternative to XML or Simple CSV

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is seeking public comment on the new OGC Moving Features Encoding Extension - JSON candidate standard. Comments are due 21 November, 2019.

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