GeoSensor Networks

Volume 4540 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 175-190

OGC® Sensor Web Enablement: Overview and High Level Architecture

  • Mike BottsAffiliated withUniversity of Alabama in Huntsville
  • , George PercivallAffiliated withExecutive Director, Interoperability Architecture, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), Inc.
  • , Carl ReedAffiliated withCTO, Open Geospatial Consortium
  • , John DavidsonAffiliated withImage Matters, LLC

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The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) standards activities that focus on sensors and sensor networks comprise an OGC focus area known as Sensor Web Enablement (SWE). Readers interested in greater technical and architecture details can download the OGC SWE Architecture Discussion Paper titled “The OGC Sensor Web Enablement Architecture” (OGC document 06-021r1).


Open Geospatial Consortium Inc. OGC sensors sensor webs standards Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) Observations & Measurements Schema (O&M) Sensor Model Language (SensorML) Transducer Model Language (TransducerML or TML) Sensor Observations Service (SOS) Sensor Planning Service (SPS) Sensor Alert Service (SAS) Web Notification Services (WNS)