GIS's New Open Standards

New standards and easy-to-use tools expand the ability to use and share geospacial data.
August 1, 2000, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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Until now, GIS technology has been locked up in the form of non-interchangeable proprietary software, its information stored in separate databases incompatible with other types of data, and its comprehension confined to the priesthood of engineers and specialists. Now, an Open GIS consortium aims to change all that.

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Monday, July 31, 2000 in Government Technology
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