The OGC(R) Announces New Call for Participation in OWS-5 Testbed

WAYLAND, Mass.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—September 10, 2007— The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC(R)) has issued an addendum to its May 11 Request for Quotes/Call for Participation (RFQ/CFP) for the OGC Web Services, Phase 5 (OWS-5) Interoperability Initiative. OWS-5 is a testbed to advance OGC's open geospatial interoperability framework. The addendum and the original RFQ/CFP are available at http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/requests/43.

As described in the addendum, in response to sponsor requirements the OWS-5 initiative's Agile Geography thread has been expanded to include two new work items. The new work items are titled "Federated Geo-synchronization Services" and "OWS Core + Extensions Experiment". In the Federated Geo-synchronization work, participants will help develop standard approaches to using GML application schemas such as GeoRSS GML and GML Simple Features Level 0 with Atom and the Atom Publishing Protocol. Atom addresses the syndication of Web content such as weblogs and news headlines to Web sites as well as directly to user agents. The OWS Core + Extensions work item involves participants implementing a more formal and modular approach to structuring OGC standards.

The RFQ/CFP includes details of these work items. Responses are due by October 5, 2007. If your organization is interested in participating, contact Raj Singh at rsingh@opengeospatial.org.

OWS testbeds are part of OGC's Interoperability Program, a global, hands-on and collaborative prototyping program designed to rapidly develop, test and deliver proven candidate specifications into OGC's Specification Program, where they are formalized for public release. In OGC's Interoperability Initiatives, international teams of technology providers work together to solve specific geoprocessing interoperability problems posed by the Initiative's sponsoring organizations.

The OGC(R) is an international industry consortium of more than 350 companies, government agencies, research organizations, and universities participating in a consensus process to develop publicly available interface specifications. OpenGIS(R) Specifications support interoperable solutions that "geo-enable" the Web, wireless and location-based services, and mainstream IT. The specifications empower technology developers to make complex spatial information and services accessible and useful with all kinds of applications. Visit the OGC website at www.opengeospatial.org

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Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc.
Sam Bacharach, +1-703-352-3938
Executive Director, Outreach
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