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New Report on the Importance of Spatial Standards for the Internet of Things

October 4, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors

ITU-T’s latest Technology Watch report introduces readers to location (spatial) standards and their role in enabling the Internet of Things, describing how communications infrastructure has increased people’s associations with the natural and built environment…

OGC , SIG 3D, and TUM Announce Workshop to Gather CityGML Requirements

May 29, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

The OGC CityGML SWG, the SIG 3D, and Technische Universität München will host a joint international workshop to gather requirements to guide the development…

OGC and buildingSMART International host Civil & Land Development Summit 2013

March 11, 2013 - in Announcement

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) Land Development Domain Working Group in partnership with buildingSMART International will host the inaugural Civil…

OGC and buildingSMART International host Civil & Land Development Summit 2013

March 11, 2013 - in Announcement

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) Land Development Domain Working Group in partnership with buildingSMART International will host the inaugural Civil Summit as part of the OGC Technical and Planning Committee meeting in Abu Dhabi. The Summit will be held…

OGC Sensor Web Standards and the “Smart City”

January 16, 2013 - in Column, Sensors, Smart Cities

Sensors are everywhere. There are now thousands of sensors for every human on Earth. And there will be even more thousands in the future. At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, applications that use sensors to monitor your home environment, track your…

The OGC Forms 3D Portrayal Standards Working Group

December 5, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announced the formation of the 3D Portrayal Standards Working group (3D Portrayal SWG). This group is chartered to progress the Candidate OGC Web 3D Service Interface Standard and the OGC Web View Service Discussion Paper…

OGC/EuroSDR to Offer CityGML Workshop in National Mapping

November 5, 2012 - in Construction, Events, Smart Cities

Over the past ten years technologies for generating, maintaining and using 3D geo-information have matured. In addition many local governments have 3D models of the city, a large number of companies are providing services for constructing 3D models, and universities…