Special Focus

CalConnect Announces Liaison with ISO TC 211

CalConnect has established a  Category A Liaison with ISO TC 211, Geographic Information / Geomatics, and nominated a technical representative to TC 211 WG 7, Information Communities.  This liaison will allow CalConnect representatives to participate in the work of ISO TC 211, initially in particular WG 7, and allow ISO TC 211 representatives to participate in the work of CalConnect.

CalConnect Announces VCARD Technical Committee

A new Technical Committee, VCARD, has been formed to extend the VCARD standards.  VCARD today essentially supports only North American and Western Europe address formats; the goal of the VCARD Technical Committee is to support address formats for the rest of the world, and offer new capabilities and exchange methods.  The committee will also consider security aspects as related to VCARD data and the exchange of VCARDs.