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Plenary talk on EGNOS for agriculture, provided by Sofía Cilla, at ECPA 2019
Thursday, July 18, 2019
The 12th European Conference on Precision Agriculture, ECPA 2019, took place in Montpellier (France) between 8-11 of July. Montpellier SupAgro hosted this edition of ECPA, bringing together 380 attendees from 37 different countries, including companies, universities and research centres, in order to share the last...
GEAR Logo for Agriculture
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
The new eGnos dEmonstrator for AgRriculture (GEAR) has just been released through the EGNOS User Support Website. GEAR is an interactive virtual demonstrator that allows everyone to discover the benefits of EGNOS for machinery guidance in a friendly and entertaining way. If you have ever wondered how to drive a tractor in an efficient...
EGNOS Annual Workshop logo with colosseum
Thursday, June 27, 2019
On 24-25 September 2019 at the ASI (Italian Space Agency) premises in Rome, the 9th EGNOS Annual Workshop aims at bringing together users, industry and stakeholders to exchange impressions on how the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) is performing. This year we will meet in Rome, September 24-25. This...
New EDAS SDD booklet
Monday, June 3, 2019
A new release of the Service Definition Document (SDD) for the EGNOS Data Access Service (EDAS) has been published today! EDAS is the EGNOS data service accessible through the Internet which offers EGNOS data in real time, the EGNOS data historical archive and added value products like Differential Global Positioning Systems...
EGNOS remained unaffected after the GPS Week Rollover event
Thursday, April 11, 2019
EGNOS showed once again its robust design and its capability to cope with external events, in this case in front of the GPS Week Rollover event. On Saturday 6 April 2019, at 23:59:42 UTC, the GPS Week counter reset to 0 for the second time during its lifetime with a high risk of undesired effects in any system making use of...
GPS week rollover
Monday, March 18, 2019
If you haven’t heard of the GPS Week Rollover and its potentially critical consequences, or haven’t taken any action, now it is the time to do so, and you can do it by reading this article. Due to this GPS event and its effects, explained hereinafter, EGNOS encourages all its users to check their GPS receivers.   The GPS...
EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the European Satellite Services Provider (ESSP) have launched the 2018 edition of its EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey. This survey will provide a better understanding of the value of EGNOS to end users and help ensure that future evolutions of the system continue to meet users’ needs. Users...
Service implementation Roadmaps published
Monday, February 18, 2019
The new version v4.1 of the EGNOS Service Implementation Roadmaps has been released and they are now available at the EGNOS Service Implementation Roadmap section. These new versions provide a high-level overview of the expected evolution in the next three years for each of the EGNOS Services; Safety of Life (SoL), Open...
The EASE tool for agriculture
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
The new EASE (Egnos sAvingS in agriculturE) tool is already available in the EGNOS User Support Website. The EASE tool intends to provide farmers with cost-benefit analyses on the use of EGNOS for machinery guidance in some of their typical agricultural labours: sowing, spreading, spraying and harvesting. The EASE tool presents...
Image announcingthe evolution of EGNOS
Monday, February 4, 2019
The EGNOS Service Provision (ESP) consists in delivering three types of services: the Open Service (OS), the Safety of Life service (SoL) and EGNOS Data Access Services (EDAS). The current EGNOS System was developed in early 2000’s, and is to be replaced by a new generation “EGNOS V3”. This latter will augment both GPS and Galileo, provide...