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OGC Announces 5th International Augmented Reality Standards Community Meeting

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Tuesday, February 21st 2012

- The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announced that the Fifth International Augmented Reality (AR) Standards Community meeting will take place March 19 and 20, 2012 in Austin, Texas, USA. This meeting is being sponsored by Khronos Group and sponsored/hosted by the OGC in cooperation with the University of Texas.

Participants will learn the status of activities and discuss progress in all relevant standards development organizations, including:

  • Open Mobile Alliance Mobile AR Enabler
  • W3C Points of Interest and GeoLocation WGs
  • ISO/JTC SC 29 MPEG-A Part 13
  • ISO/JTC SC 24 Working Group 9 on AR
  • Web3D Consortium AR Work Group
  • Open Geospatial Consortium ARML 2.0

Developers and providers of AR tools, platforms, applications, services and data are invited to attend. Participation is open to anyone, but registration is required. To register, visit .

Position papers and the status updates of six international standard development organizations will form the basis of the meeting's agenda and discussions.  Additional information about the meeting goals and steps to register/prepare may be found at:

About the OGC

The OGC is an international consortium of more than 440 companies, government agencies, research organizations, and universities participating in a consensus process to develop publicly available geospatial standards. OGC standards support interoperable solutions that "geo-enable" the Web, wireless and location-based services, and mainstream IT. OGC standards empower technology developers to make geospatial information and services accessible and useful with any application that needs to be geospatially enabled. Visit the OGC website at

For information about this announcement, contact:
                    Steven Ramage
                    Executive Director, Marketing and Communications
                    Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
                    <a href=""></a><br />
                    Phone: +47 9862 6865</p>

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