The FixO3 project has recently published the “Handbook of best practices for open ocean fixed observatories”. It describes optimal ways for users to implement fixed stations in an open ocean region. Download the handbook for free.
Last week, Jordi Guimet from IDEC, Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya, invited 52°North team members Simon Jirka and Daniel Nüst to hold a workshop on OGC Sensor Web Enablement Initiative (SWE) Technologies in the context of the Smart Cities Expo in Barcelona. The event took place in a stunning tower meeting room of the Catalan Institute of Cartography.
Looking at the development during the past years, starting back in 2006, the OX-Framework (OWS Access Framework) was designed to be usable as a basis for Java applications providing easy access to all kinds of OGC Web Services. With the re-design of the OX-Framework to its current 1.12 version, we shifted the perspective of the OX-Framework more to a collection of API modules. These modules represent re-usable middleware components and focus on the interaction with Sensor Web services. Thereby, the OX-Framework still greatly facilitates the development of client as well as server applications. Today, 52°North’s latest SPS implementation, the SOS Importer and our various Sensor Web clients already utilize the OX-Framework 1.12.