The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. is an international industry consortium of companies, government agencies and universities participating in a consensus process to develop publicly available interface specifications. OpenGIS® Specifications support interoperable solutions that “geo-enable” the Web, wireless and location-based services, and mainstream IT.
In short, the mission of the International Cartographic Association (ICA) is to promote the disciplines and professions of cartography and GIScience in an international context. To achieve their aims, the ICA works with national and international governmental and commercial bodies, and with other international scientific societies.
As a Geospatial Communication Network, Geospatial Media and Communications promotes the usage of Geographic Information Science, Technology and Applications in various areas of development, worldwide and Asia in particular. It fosters the growing network of those interested in geo-informatics and encourages the exchange of scientific know-how through its key platforms: Magazines, Portal, Conferences and Training.
GeoInformatics Magazine provides coverage, analysis and commentary with respect to the international surveying, mapping and GIS industry. Recognizing the integrated nature of the geospatial information industry, GeoInformatics presents thought provoking and useful information.
V1 Media publishes Earth Imaging Journal, Sensors & Systems, Informed Infrastructure, Asian Surveying & Mapping (ASM), and the video news site GeoSpatial Stream. V1 Media is a global integrated media and learning company serving organizations and individuals.