Posts tagged as OGC

First of new OGC APIs and other standards news

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has approved the first in its suite of OGC API standards, OGC API – Features – Part 1: Core. The 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 […]

Standard committee meeting to focus on marine and built environment

The 110th OGC Technical and Planning Committee Meeting will have the themes of “Marine” and “The Built Environment” and marks the first time that the committees have met in Singapore. The meeting will be sponsored by the Singapore Land Authority and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and held at the National University of Singapore […]

Standardised markup for rectified and referenceable imagery

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has approved version 2.1 of the GML in JPEG 2000 (GMLJP2) Encoding Standard, allowing standardised markup for rectified and referenceable imagery. The standard defines how Geography Markup Language (GML) is used within JPEG 2000 images and other gridded coverage data. GML, in this case, can be used to add geospatial […]

Draft charter for artificial intelligence in geoinformatics

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) seeks public comment on the draft Geospatial Artificial Intelligence (GeoAI) Domain Working Group (DWG) Charter. Artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning (DL) technologies have started to be coupled with geoinformatics and are bringing geospatial intelligence to various domains, including autonomous transportation, predictable healthcare and sustainable urban planning/design/development, among others. For […]

Server certified as official OGC reference implementation

The QGIS Server has been certified as a compliant WMS 1.3 server against the OGC certification platform, and moreover, is considered as a reference implementation. This is the first step on the organisation’s roadmap to having a fast, compliant and reliable web map server that is straightforward to publish to from a classical QGIS project. […]