A growing number of Public Administrations and private organization share their geographic data as open data with free use licences. Open data are a natural step forward of simple free databases sharing, because data and metadata are served as standard format and organized as standard framework, following international rules. These characteristics makes them be used directly inside other application softwares without human intervention. Open data, thanks to this characteristic, can be used, for example, from smartphones Apps, be reached by open data research engines and integrated inside open data geoportals.
Our teams has several years of experience in the development of Open standards products and solutions, making systems for the distribution of maps and images via internet competitive and effective, and maximizing thus the value for our clients.
We are actively involved in main initiatives with following roles: associate members for several years of Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), Spatial Data Interest Community (SDIC) for the INSPIRE initiative. Among recent state-of-the-art solutions developed are the Emilia Romagna Region Geoportal and the getLOD solution.