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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...

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...

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...

Use of GNSS in France, by AgroTIC
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

AgroTiC is a French Monitoring Centre for Digital Agriculture Adoption that aims to support the digitalisation of French farming. Adopting GNSS and EGNOS in particular in France was the topic of the presentation provided in the Annual EGNOS workshop. Nina Lachia confirmed that according to the survey conducted by...

Telespazio’s U-Space services architecture
Thursday, November 28, 2019

Mr. de Piccoli (Telespazio), began his presentation in the Annual EGNOS workshop by explaining the U-Space concept, a set of procedures and services that aim to enable safe use of airspace for large number of drones, as well as the specific services to which EGNOS could contribute. After that, the issues...

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...

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...

Largest EGNOS equipped fleet-VISTAJET
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The last round of presentations of the first day of the Annual EGNOS workshop began with Mr. Stefano Oprandi from VistaJet, on the stage. VistaJet, a business jet operator with a global presence, is currently operating a fleet of 73 aircraft, 57 of which are approved for...

SBAS solution for cargo operations by CMC Electronics
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The final presentation of Day 1 in the Annual EGNOS workshop was provided by Mr. Tarek Sabanekh, CMC Electronics’ Strategic Marketing Manager. After dedicating a few words to the origins and history of the company and to the impressive GPS product portfolio at CMC, Mr. Sabanekh focused...

Airbus Fleet Readiness review for A320/A330/A350/A380 SLS function
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Mr. Mathieu Hiale-Guilhamou from Airbus, was the guest speaker to share in the Annual EGNOS workshop a few words on how EGNOS is entering the world of commercial airliners. Mr. Hiale-Guilhamou introduced the strategy followed by Airbus, from a cockpit perspective, to introduce LPV approaches in their aircraft through the “SLS...