Saturday, July 09, 2005

CubeWerx releases an OGC Connector for Google Maps

Well, I guess someone's working to make Google Earth & Maps OGC compliant. Thank goodness the Canadians are on it! Now, Brett... What does OGC stand for?

Oh, how do I ever love the Great White North!

Gatineau, Québec, July 08, 2005 -- CubeWerx, a leading provider of spatial data warehousing and web service products based on a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) today announces the release of a WMS Connector to Google Maps service. This software product implements the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) WMS specifications.

CubeWerx WMS Connector for Google Maps has been implemented within CubeWerx CubeSERV Cascading WMS product and is available now! All users of this product agree to be bound by Google terms and conditions of Google Services as developed by Google.

“Google clearly demonstrates the benefits of using geospatial data in the context of an information infrastructure and cleanly illustrates the importance of navigating into an Earth framework for map/satellite display and applying dynamic web-enabled geo-processing services,” said Edric Keighan, President & CEO of CubeWerx Inc. "With this product CubeWerx expects to further build on OGC vision to providing interoperable geo-processing services based on open specifications. Google Maps services based on OGC specifications bring us closer to a Global Spatial Data Infrastructure and peering of Spatial Data Infrastructures from many communities of practice.”

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