About us

We are specialised in software development and consulting services involving spatio-temporal information – with a focus on solutions based on web technologies and open standards. interactive instruments is one of the leading contributors to the development of open standards for Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI).

We have expertise with data from the application domains cadastre, topography, road planning, road and traffic management, defence, environment and geology.

interactive instruments was founded in 1985 and is based in Bonn.


WFS 3.0 Hackathon

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is organizing a Hackathon to capture developer insight into the draft standard for Web Feature Service (WFS) 3.0. Developers are invited to participate in this …

Modernising WFS

The previous versions of the OGC Web Feature Service (WFS) standard used a Remote-Procedure-Call-over-HTTP architectural style using XML for payloads as it was state-of-the-art in the late 1990s and early …