OGC Open GeoSMS Standard almost ready! Seeks comments before it goes official!

This is just a quick post to let GIS professionals anywhere in the world know that the Open Geospatial Consortium is seeking your priceless comments to help improve the Open GeoSMS Standard which is almost ready. What is Open GeoSMS Standard? Read on to find out.

OGC Open GeoSMS Standard almost ready! Seeks comments before it goes official!

The Open GeoSMS Standard is a new, upcoming standard that will help define location-aware (Off topic: Take a look at this incredibly smart location-aware iPhone app!) and location-enabled SMS apps more clearly. The Open GeoSMS Standard will one day help developers extend the use of SMS in location-based devices, services and applications. To date, some commercial apps in Taiwan have already embraced Open GeoSMS and today you have the opportunity to contribute towards its future use.

The Open Geospatial Consortium is now seeking public comments on the candidate Open GeoSMS Standard. Download the document which is available in two different formats; one in friendly PDF and the other is in Microsoft Word. Read it and see if you have any ideas to make it better. Comments and feedbacks can be forwarded via email and OGC wants to hear your ideas before April 24th 2011.
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