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OGC Welcomes Microsoft to the OGC Community as a Principal Member

By GeoConnexion - 16th September 2020 - 15:16

As a Principal Member of OGC, Microsoft will participate across OGC activities and serve in OGC’s Planning Committee to explore market and technology trends relevant to OGC’s global mission to make location information more Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (FAIR). OGC Principal Members ensure that OGC’s policies and procedures remain effective and agile in a changing technological environment, and participate in final approval decisions for all OGC standards as well as nominations to the Board of Directors. As an OGC Principal Member, Microsoft will work alongside other world-leading organizations looking to advance the location information industry, including Airbus Defence & Space, the Indian Department of Science and Technology, Esri, Feng Chia University, Google, Hexagon, Leidos, Maxar, Oracle, Trimble Navigation, and the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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