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GEO swap on PRNs 120 & 136
Thursday, August 23, 2018
GEO 136 will be placed into the Operational Platform from 23/08/2018 at 10:00 UTC and GEO 120 will be placed into Test Platform from 30/08/2018 at 13:00 UTC, as previously announced on the Service Implementation Roadmaps. You can find here below a summary table describing the operational GEOs during the mentioned time frame...
EU initiative for 3D approaches
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The increase of air traffic in the skies across Europe is the challenge of ensuring that its airports present, at all times, the highest security with respect to its air accessibility. The GSA-funded BLUEGNSS project has applied Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) to eleven airports in the Southeastern Mediterranean region in...
GNSS Funding opportunities
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
With four topics under the Horizon 2020 EGNSS MARKET UPTAKE 2019 call for proposals set to open on 16 October 2018, now is a good time to take a look at the many EU R&D funding opportunities that the GNSS community can take advantage of. The EGNSS-related call that is set to open in October supports key EU priorities –...
Volvo implements eCal
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Following the April 1 entry into force of the European eCall regulation, requiring all new car and light van types sold in the EU to be fitted with the emergency systems, Swedish automobile manufacturer Volvo Cars has taken the lead as the first car-maker to equip its vehicles with eCall. The eCall device in the Volvo...
EU Space week
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Mark your calendar for European Space Week 2018, and don’t miss out on the leading European space programmes conference, connecting business, policy-makers, international experts and space application user communities, which will take place in Marseille, France, on 3-6 December 2018. Beginning with the EGNSS Users...
InLine project finishes
Monday, July 16, 2018
After two years and a half, the inLane project, funded by the European GNSS Agency (GSA) and coordinated by Vicomtech as part of a consortium of 10 companies spread over Europe, has recently been declared completed upon fully developing a low-cost, lane-level, precise turn-by-turn navigation application through the fusion of...
EGNOS Users Satisfaction
Thursday, July 12, 2018
The 2017 EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey results have been published! In this report, you can find an overview of EGNOS Users’ satisfaction in 2017 compared to the marks obtained the previous year. The global satisfaction score has been settled on 8.1 amongst the 136 EGNOS Users that have...
EGNOS and Galileo for agriculture users
Thursday, July 12, 2018
An increasing global population means we have to produce more food with a limited amount of land. Farmers are also faced with rising costs and a growing demand for traceability and reduced environmental impact. Europe space programs EGNOS and Galileo help farmers meet these challenges increasing accuracy of existing satellite...
ESNC image with deadline and sponsors
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Less that five weeks left for interested startups, SMEs, entrepreneurs, researchers and students within your network to make their satellite navigation ideas award-worthy. The ESNC boosts businesses with a EUR 1 million prize pool, a network of more than 140 high-tech partners and three E-GNSS Accelerator business support packages worth EUR 62,...
EGNOS webinar image for mapping and GIS applications
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
In order to disseminate the capabilities of EGNOS for mapping and GIS applications, a webinar has been organised by EuroGeographics and the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA), with the collaboration of ESSP, the EGNOS service provider. The webinar took place on June 20th 2018 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM CEST...