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52°North wishes all 52N software users, developers and partners happy holidays! We would also like to thank all partners for the successful collaboration we have experienced in 2010. We look forward to exploring horizons with you in 2011!

Happy New Year!


At the recent ESONET (European Seas Observatory NETwork) yearly meeting and General Assembly in Marseille, the Sensor Web Community demonstrated how 52N Sensor Interface Descriptors (SID) interaction with the PUCK protocol enables plug and play integration of marine sensors in the Sensor Web.

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The Security & GeoRM Community announces the release of the 52N WSC.Desktop Version 0.9. This Java desktop application enables the integration of protected services in local GIS applications. Version 0.9 users can access WSS, WAS and Shibboleth protected services. The limited subset of the SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language) 2.0 ECP Profile implemented resulted from participation in the OGC Interoperability Shibboleth Experiment.


The Security & GeoRM Community releases the WSS 2.2.0 beta version. This simple http web service is designed to analyze service requests and block unauthorized requests to protected OGC Web Services. This version provides protection for

  • Web Mapping Services,
  • Web Feature Services,
  • Web Processing Services and
  • Sensor Observation Services.

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