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Image announcingthe evolution of EGNOS
Monday, February 4, 2019
The EGNOS Service Provision (ESP) consists in delivering three types of services: the Open Service (OS), the Safety of Life service (SoL) and EGNOS Data Access Services (EDAS). The current EGNOS System was developed in early 2000’s, and is to be replaced by a new generation “EGNOS V3”. This latter will augment both GPS and Galileo, provide...
European space technology has proven to be determining to make efficient decisions
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
As was highlighted at the 2018 European Space Week special session on Interconnectivity, European space technology is providing smart, new applications that deliver the information we need to make faster, easier and more efficient decisions. According to a study conducted by CISCO, by as early as next year, there will be more...
EGNOS as an aid for blind explorers
Friday, January 11, 2019
On 3 December, as part of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Geko Navsat inaugurated the first accessible urban park using its Blind Explorer sensorial guidance solution. With one in 30 people in Europe experiencing vision loss, innovator Rafael Olmedo had an idea: pair sound cues with augmented satellite...
Space brought to seas
Friday, January 11, 2019
The oceans represent 90% of the Earth’s biosphere and are essential to a range of economic activities with over 90% of world trade travelling via maritime routes. The oceans also play a central role in regulating the Earth’s climate. Global observation and monitoring systems are therefore essential to better manage the oceans and to...
Maritime METS Trade show
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
METS Trade Show is one of the biggest worldwide marine equipment trade shows for the leisure industry in the world. It took place from the 13th to the 15th of November at RAI Amsterdam and EGNOS was present one more year. Thanks to the great number of exhibitors and visitors, it is the perfect place to be updated with new...
MARS conference
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
MARS Conference is the annual forum where Member State agencies in charge of the Common Agricultural Policy management meet to share the outcomes and benefits of the new technologies used and to listen to the leading directions posed by EU bodies, DG AGRI and JRC. This year it was highlighted the change of paradigm in CAP...
GSA Open Days 2018 image
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) opened the doors of its Prague headquarters to the public for the 4th year in a row on 16-17 November. As the final event in this year’s Czech Space Week, the GSA Open Days 2018 welcomed visitors eager to get an insider’s look at the European GNSS services and the people behind them. This year’s event saw over 2...
Report on aviation users image and European Space week logo
Thursday, November 8, 2018
A Report from the European GNSS Agency (GSA) on Aviation User Needs and Requirements highlights current and future requirements for position, navigation and timing in the aviation sector and will feed into the discussion at the next EGNSS User Consultation Platform (UCP), to be held in Marseille on 3-4 December 2018 as part of European...
ERA GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2018
Monday, November 5, 2018
The ERA General Assembly is a key event for Regional Aviation Stakeholders. This year’s event brought together more than 400 key figures from the European aviation industry. The event is an opportunity to network, discuss key issues affecting the industry, learn from a wide range of thought-provoking conference sessions and celebrate the...
EGNOS stand at Helitech
Monday, October 29, 2018
Netherlands’ capital city Amsterdam was again the setting of the most prominent sectorial shows about the European helicopters and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) industries. The shows took place during the 16th and 18th October 2018. Like during previous year, the EGNOS stand at Helitech raised a significant interest amongst SAR&...