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EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the European Satellite Services Provider (ESSP) have launched the 2019 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...
French DGPS maritime service: central server architecture
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
On the second day of the Annual EGNOS workshop Mr. Horvath from Alberding GmbH introduced their software targeting maritime authorities in delivering DGPS navigation services, ready to use EGNOS and EDAS as an input. Following his introduction, Mr. Horvath presented the set-up of the French DGPS navigation service, which uses the EGNOS message...
IALA beacon in Tarifa (Spain)
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
On the second day of the Annual EGNOS workshop, Mr. Rebollo and Mr. Argul from Puertos del Estado introduced their current IALA DGPS network, the largest in Europe by number of stations. Today, the Spanish IALA DGPS network is facing obsolescence issues and maintaining the service requires a re-engineering project. In this situation, Puertos...
MAREC - Integration of SBAS and IALA DGNSS at User Level
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Per Erik Kvam, GNSS group project manager at Kongsberg Seatex, presented in the Annual EGNOS workshop the status of the Draft Guidelines for manufacturers for the implementation of SBAS in Shipborne Receivers which are being developed thanks to the collaboration of multiple EGNOS stakeholders. To further progress in this work, GSA set up the...
Current EDAS users –market segment distribution and type of use
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Mr. Vázquez from ESSP-SAS introduced EDAS and its services, in the in Annual EGNOS workshop, focusing on the variety of GNSS products that are delivered by EDAS, and their potential to address a wide range of user needs. Then the classification of the active EDAS-based applications/usage cases was presented by market segment, showing that EDAS...
GSA Adoption Strategy implementation overview
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Carmen Aguilera (GSA) presented on the second day of the in the Annual EGNOS workshop the methodology defined by GSA to foster adoption of EGNOS in maritime, rail, agriculture and geomatics market segments. She provided an overview of the priority activities for GSA in each...
10 years of Open Service logo
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Over the last ten years, EGNOS OPEN SERVICE has been providing end-users with a wide range of benefits. Increased and more sustainable agricultural production strongly relies on GNSS-enabled solutions. SBAS-based solutions are becoming of great importance in Precision Agriculture (PA) applications, frequently being the...
Compliance at all airports (from 01/Apr/2018 to 31/Jul/2019))
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Teodoro Seoane, from ESSP, presented in the Annual EGNOS workshop the EGNOS system status and performance for the period of 18 April 2018-July 2019, as well as the results of the latest User Satisfaction Survey. In this period, the EGNOS Signal in Space was available at all times, and the observed Safety of Life performances covered practically...
Proton M/Breeze M launch vehicle
Friday, October 11, 2019
The EUTELSAT 5 West B satellite was successfully launched on a Proton M/Breeze M launch vehicle from Pad 39 at Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, at 12.17 CET on Wednesday 9 October. Hosting the GEO-3 payload of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System (EGNOS), the satellite will support EGNOS V3 - the next generation of the...
EGNOS Annual Workshop 2019 (Rome, Italy, 24-25 September)
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
The EGNOS ANNUAL WORKSHOP 2019 celebrated at the ASI (Italian Space Agency) in Rome this year, gathered entrepreneurs and SMEs, along with business and public sector professionals from industry to share remarkable EGNOS implementation examples in every domain (Aviation, Rail, Maritime, Survey, Mapping, Agriculture) and how...