The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Sensor Observation Service (SOS) applicable to use cases in which sensor data needs to be managed in an interoperable way. This standard defines a Web service interface which allows querying observations, sensor metadata, as well as representations of observed features. The INSPIRE equivalent is part of the INSPIRE Regulation for Network Services Operation of a Download ServiceToday at the INSPIRE conference , Arne Bröring of 52°North gave an overview of an effort to make SOS and INSPIRE compliant. It appears that this will be feasible without any change to the existing SOS and INSPIRE standards. It is planned that an INSPIRE Technical Guidance document will be extended to include SOS compliance. In addition an open source implementation is planned.