SensorML - XML for Sensors

Posted 1 Feb 2003 at 14:13 UTC by steve Share This

Standards are something we don't see much in robotics. The Open GIS Consortium has issued a working draft specification for an XML-based sensor markup language called SensorML (PDF format). The goal is to provide a consistent XML schema for defining the geometric, dynamic, and observational characteristics of a sensor. SensorML was used as part of an test project that simulated emergency situations for the Department of Homeland Security in which UAVs were dispatched and monitored using web services.

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