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Top view of a car crashed at the countryside and activating the eCall
Monday, April 13, 2020
In the two years since the launch of the EU’s eCall emergency response system, which automatically calls emergency services in the event of a road accident, manufacturers have been quick to implement the life-saving technology, with around 3 million eCall-enabled vehicles already sold in Europe. The EU launched its eCall...
24/7 clock
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has had an impact on organisations, businesses, individuals and their families. As one of the few European Agencies delivering services 24/7, and with centres spread across Europe, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) has put various measures into place to ensure continuity of services and the security of EGNSS...
© Grenchen aerodrome
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
The General Aviation community undertakes millions of flights on aircraft equipped with GNSS-enabled receivers. To support this community takes full advantage of this technology, it is a priority for the European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the EGNOS Service Provider (ESSP) to facilitate the publication of Instrument Flight Procedures based on EGNOS...
LUCAS surveyors of Anaptixi and corresponding document of the area.
Friday, April 3, 2020
Anaptixi is a growing research and engineering Greek company founded in 1994 that specializes in the collection, processing and management of spatial information. Anaptixi’s main lines of work cover digital mapping, topographic surveying and transportation engineering as well as other Geographic Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing and...
EGNOS GEO Swaps successfully completed!
Friday, March 27, 2020
The EGNOS geostationary satellite (GEO) ASTRA SES-5 (GEO-1/PRN 136) has been introduced in the operational platform replacing satellite INMARSAT 4F2 (PRN 126), which has become part of the EGNOS TEST Platform broadcasting the TEST Signal-In-Space (SiS). Take a look at the updated Service Notice #22 for detailed information. With the...
EGNOS data campaign with Topcon Autoguidance Solution
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Auto-guidance is a foundational precision agriculture technology, not only optimizing in-field routes to reduce inputs and increase yield, but enabling other precision techniques to function and thrive. While correction services are necessary to increase accuracy of satellite-based guidance systems, finding the appropriate...
Field inspector from GZC performing an OTSC with portable GNSS equipment that uses EGNOS
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Geodetski zavod Celje d.o.o. (GZC) is an international company with more than 60 years of experience providing consultation and technical assistance services to the public sector. GZC is specialised in spatial and rural development planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation as well as in the provision of technical assistance in the...
IALA Workshop attendees
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
The International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) in association with the Northern Lighthouse Board organised a Workshop on the Future of Marine Radiobeacon DGPS/DGNSS, which was held in Edinburgh during the last week of January. The IALA DGNSS beacon system was developed in the 90s, being deployed...
IALA Guideline 1152 on the SBAS Maritime Service book
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
On 13 December 2019, the IALA Council 70 approved the IALA Guideline 1152 on SBAS Maritime Service. This Guideline is intended to support those maritime administrations evaluating the possibility to rationalize their DGPS services, since SBAS can be considered as a backup solution for DGNSS or as a complementary means to provide augmentation to...
Second GEO Swap successfully completed!
Friday, February 28, 2020
The EGNOS geostationary satellite (GEO) ASTRA 5-B (GEO-2/PRN 123) has been introduced in the operational platform replacing satellite ASTRA SES-5 (GEO-1/PRN 136), which has become part of the EGNOS TEST Platform broadcasting the TEST Signal-In-Space. This current Space Segment configuration will last until 16th March 2020, when the planned third...