Posts tagged as OGC

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. […]

Standard to aid consistent identification of hydrologic features

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has approved the WaterML 2: Part 3 – Surface Hydrology Features standard, which forms part of the suite of standards that groups water-related OGC standards. It defines a model for identification of surface hydrologic features, such as catchments, water bodies, and confluences, to support applications like modelling of surface water […]