Marie-Françoise Voidrot receives OGC’s Gardels Award

At the September meeting of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) Technical Committee in Southampton, UK, Marie-Françoise Voidrot received the OGC’s prestigious Kenneth D. Gardels Award. The Gardels Award is awarded each year to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to advance OGC's vision of geospatial information fully integrated into the world's information systems.

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OGC approves Community Standard for streaming 3D Content

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has approved a new 3D standard for content strategy. This standard is focused on high performance visualization and spatial analysis in a services or disconnected environment. The standard is referred to as the OGC Indexed 3D Scene Layer (I3S) and the Scene Layer Package Format (SLPK) Specification.

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OGC seeks public comment on proposed Geocoding API Standards Working Group

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is requesting comments on the draft charter for an OGC Geocoding API Standards Working Group (SWG).

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OGC seeks sponsors for its Underground Infrastructure Pilot Project, releases Underground Infrastructure Concept Study Engineering Report

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is calling for sponsors of a pilot project that will implement and demonstrate the sharing of information concerning underground infrastructure. The Pilot will implement sponsor requirements based on the findings of OGC’s Underground Infrastructure Concept Study, of which the summary Engineering Report is now available.

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OGC recognizes the IJIS Institute with Distinguished Member Award

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is pleased to announce that the IJIS Institute has been awarded OGC’s Distinguished Member Award, and Steve Ambrosini a Lifetime Achievement Award.

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OGC is seeking participants for its GeoPackage (GPKG) Related Tables Extension Interoperability Experiment

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announces a Call for Participation (CFP) in the OGC GeoPackage (GPKG) Related Tables Extension Interoperability Experiment (GPKG-RTE IE).

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OGC seeks public comment on candidate ‘GeoPackage Extension for Tiled Gridded Coverage Data’ standard

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks public comment on the candidate "GeoPackage Extension for Tiled Gridded Coverage Data" standard. GeoPackage is an open, standards-based, platform-independent, portable, self-describing, compact format for transferring geospatial information. It is suitable for use across many domains, from defense and intelligence to outdoor recreation.

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