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View from the cerealist's tractor
Monday, June 29, 2020
EGNOS, Europe's regional satellite navigation system, is at the heart of precision agriculture. With 97% of new tractors in Europe being equipped with EGNOS, EU agriculturists can lower farming associated costs while minimizing their environmental footprint. We met a user! Take the opportunity to discover how EGNOS supports...
Smart agriculture irrigation equipment using a Proxima Systems’ EGNOS-enabled controller.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) are nowadays the key positioning technology in the smart irrigation sector, having replaced former methods of estimating position information, which were based on mechanical switches, resolvers and encoders. Farmers currently employ GNSS-based control systems for both linear irrigation machines...
The combination of EGNSS with Earth observation can deliver significant benefits to the agricultural sector.
Friday, June 12, 2020
GNSS and Earth observation experts came together at a webinar organised by the European GNSS Agency (GSA) on 26 May to discuss how combining Galileo and EGNOS navigation and positioning tools with the data and services offered by EU Earth observation programme Copernicus can be used to improve food security and make agriculture in...
Synergies between GNSS and Earth observation can help tackle many of the challenges that Europe faces.
Friday, June 12, 2020
By reinforcing synergies with other space technologies and working with all the Member States, while creating a favourable ecosystem, the impact of the space sector on economic growth in Europe will largely expand and create more jobs, according to European GNSS Agency (GSA) Acting Executive Director Pascal Claudel. The 2nd...
Webinar E04Agri 26May cover
Friday, June 12, 2020
Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and Earth observation experts came together at a webinar organised by the European GNSS Agency (GSA) on 26 May to discuss how combining navigation and positioning from the European GNSS (EGNSS), EGNOS and Galileo, with the data and services offered by the European Earth observation programme,...
EGNOS GEO satellite
Thursday, May 28, 2020
EGNOS, the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service, has been augmenting the GPS signal and providing services to users in Europe since its initial operations back in June 2005. About to celebrate its 15th anniversary, the system is going from strength to strength, with its coverage area set to expand and work towards the next...
Europe flag. #EUSolidarity #StrongerTogether
Friday, May 8, 2020
As the European Union celebrates Europe Day on May 9, we take a look at how the EU space programmes, themselves a result of European cooperation, are helping the European Union achieve concrete goals of a more united and prosperous Europe. Europe Day 2020 marks the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Schuman Declaration...
This year’s GNSS Raw Measurements Taskforce Workshop will be held online on May 28
Monday, April 27, 2020
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has launched two calls for papers ahead of its GNSS Raw Measurements Taskforce Workshop, to be held online on 28 May 2020. The first of these calls targets innovative work using raw measurements while the second is related to testing EGNOS Data Access Service (EDAS) corrections in smartphones. If you are...
Space technologies are a key asset in the fight for a greener, more sustainable planet.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Earth Day is celebrated around the world on April 22. Since its early days back in the seventies, Earth Day has striven to build the world’s largest environmental movement to drive transformative change for people and the planet. As an engine of this transformative change, space tech supports the goals of Earth Day by enabling innovative...
EGNOS Service Implementation Roadmaps. April 2020 - Version 04-03
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
The new version of the EGNOS Service Implementation Roadmaps (v4.3) has been released and is now available at the EGNOS Service Implementation Roadmap section! The EGNOS Service Implementation Roadmaps provide a high-level overview of the expected evolution for the upcoming years on each of the EGNOS Services: Safety of Life...