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OGC API – Features

Overview OGC API standards define modular API building blocks to spatially enable Web APIs in a consistent way. The OpenAPI specification is used to define…

How OGC Contributes to FAIR Geospatial Data

Standards are a key element of the FAIR Principles of Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability. As such, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has been supporting the FAIR Principles for geospatial information since its formation 30 years ago. This blog post offers an overview of select OGC Standards and components that support FAIRness in geospatial data.

How it Went! The November 2021 Geospatial API Virtual Code Sprint

From November 15-17, 2021, OGC and ISO/TC 211 jointly hosted the November 2021 Geospatial API Virtual Code Sprint. The code sprint focused on the refinement of…

Esri’s ArcGIS enables thousands of datasets, maps, and apps for location

Article Contributed by Adam Martin, ESRI Open standards aren’t just about efficiency. They allow organizations across the globe to share information effectively and securely, and…

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Reflections on the 2022 Joint OGC & ISO Code Sprint – The Metadata Code Sprint

Over the past two decades, standards such as ISO 19115:2003 and the OGC Catalog Services for the Web (CSW) have been integrated into several Spatial…

Hexagon on the value of collaboration, Standards, and OGC Membership

Hexagon’s long-time support of OGC and our Standards, including our family of OGC APIs, has enabled the Company to learn from, collaborate with, and support the broader geospatial community, while also improving their product offering and being one of the first to market with support for the latest generation of geospatial standards.