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Shom illustration of a survey carried out using EGNOS
Monday, October 15, 2018
As a public institution under the supervision of the French Ministry of Defence since 2007, Shom (The French Hydrographic Office) carries out different activities including the duties of a national hydrographic service and the support to defence and to government maritime and coastal policies. From Brest, Shom performs hydrographic activities...
EBAA Logo with airplane
Monday, October 15, 2018
The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) is calling on the European Commission to provide the necessary additional regulatory and financial tools to help national and regional authorities implement Performance Based Navigation Rules (PBN-IR). EBAA’s Secretary General, Athar Husain Khan, issued the call while speaking at the Association’...
Two visitors using Web-based flight simulator at ION GNSS+
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
ION GNSS+, the most important technical meeting of GNSS in the world, took place on 24-28 September in Miami. This event attracts the best companies and researchers in the field of GNSS from all over the world, making it the place to be updated with ongoing and future developments in satellite navigation. EGNOS has been mentioned in many...
Satellites and event logo
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the H2020 Space NCP Network COSMOS2020 are organising a Horizon 2020 International Space Information Day and Brokerage Event at the GSA’s Prague headquarters on 11-12 October 2018. The aim of the event is to inform participants about space opportunities in Horizon 2020 and beyond and to provide...
Isabel González and Alfonso Majadas from New Holland’s Ibérica in the training centre of Segovia (Spain)
Monday, October 8, 2018
New Holland is one of the top selling machinery manufacturers for agriculture, providing tractors, combine harvesters, balers, ploughs and tillage equipment, among others in Europe. GNSS guidance systems correspond nowadays to essential equipment offered with New Holland’s agricultural vehicles, as they allow farmers to improve the performance...
Jetcall airplane
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Jetcall is a German air ambulance operator transporting an excess of 400 patients each year, with missions from and to Europe, Asia, Africa, America and Australia. Typically, air ambulance services are provided in an environment requiring a lot of flexibility in planning, very short activation times, 24h execution capability or mission...
SDD Cover page
Monday, October 1, 2018
The GSA, under collaboration with ESSP, has published a new version of the Service Definition Document (SDD) for the EGNOS Safety of Life service! This long awaited release comes with a whole new collection of many important topics and improved performances. The EGNOS Safety of Life service, supporting in particular safety-critical operations...
Innotrans stand for GNSS Programmes
Thursday, September 27, 2018
For four days during the third week of September the focus in Berlin was on InnoTrans and EGNOS was present there at Hall 6.2. This edition boasted record exhibitor and trade visitor numbers: around 160.000 trade visitors from over 110 countries and 3.062 exhibiting companies and institutions from 61 countries, all of them contributing to the...
RPAS operations to be fit on current ATM
Friday, September 14, 2018
Today, RPAS operations are usually limited to segregated airspace or visual line of sight conditions, and operators and manufacturers rarely integrate certified avionics on-board. However, for RPAS to operate autonomously with other airspace users in a shared airspace volume, certified avionic equipment will probably be needed. This...
EDAS NTRIP Service supports HTTP based communication
Monday, September 10, 2018
EDAS (EGNOS Data Access Service) is the EGNOS Data Access Service providing access over the Internet to EGNOS data and corrections. In particular, the EDAS Ntrip Service provides access to the GNSS measurements (RTCM 2.1, 2.3 and 3.1 formats) coming from the EGNOS stations through the Ntrip protocol in real-time, including phase...