2016 Washington Votes and Motions Summary

Summary of the 98th OGC Technical Committee Meeting

7 – 10 March 2016, Washington, D.C. USA

Thank you to the sponsors of the event

The World Bank (http://www.worldbank.org/)

Document and Working Group Motions and Actions

Discussion Paper approvals

Approval of “Implications for a Symbology Extension” as an OGC Discussion
Paper

The GeoPackage SWG recommends that the OGC Technical
Committee approve release of [OGC 15-122r1] “Implications for a Symbology
Extension” as an OGC Discussion Paper.

There was no objection to unanimous consent.

Abstract: The GeoPackage Standards Working Group
(SWG) presents a discussion of symbology encapsulation for conveying
presentation information for vector features contained within in a GeoPackage.

Approval of “AHA-ML (Active and Healthy Ageing Mark-up Language) an O&M
profile” as an OGC Discussion Paper

The GeoPackage SWG recommends that the OGC Technical
Committee approve release of [OGC 15-116r3] “AHA-ML (Active and
Healthy Ageing Mark-up Language) an O&M profile” as an OGC
Discussion Paper.

There was no objection to unanimous consent.

Abstract: The AHA-ML “Active and Healthy Ageing Markup Language” has been created
as O&M profile specifically targeting the needs of those who need to
monitor ageing people. To facilitate exchange of comprehensive data regarding
physical and psychophysical conditions, UNCAP has identified a set of
comprehensive measurements which have been grouped within a convenient O&M
profile. The document shows the first results of the project UNCAP “Ubiquitous
iNteroperable Care for Ageing People” (www.uncap.eu), funded by the Horizon
2020 programme of the European Commission.

 

Engineering Report approvals

Approval of “IMIS IoT Architecture” as an OGC Public Engineering Report

The Members approved release of [16-014] “IMIS IoT
Architecture Engineering Report” as an OGC Public Engineering Report.

There was no objection to unanimous consent.

Abstract: The IMIS IoT Pilot aims to develop, test and demonstrate the use of
networked sensor technologies in a real world-type scenario developed in
collaboration with DHS and First Responder stakeholders. Among the types of
sensor tested are in situ environmental sensors, wearable sensors, and imaging
sensors on mobile platforms such as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and
autonomous vehicles.

 

Other activities of note

Sensor IoT Pilot Demonstration

The results of the Sensor Internet of Things (IoT) Pilot
were demonstrated on 9 March 2016.

IoT and Sensor Web Summit

An Internet of Things (IoT) and Sensor Web Summit was held on
9 March 2016.