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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 AgroTiC, EGNOS is one of the...
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 set up the...
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, Puertos...
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 classification of the active EDAS-based applications/usage cases was presented by market segment, showing that EDAS...
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...
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 GSA in each...
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 (...
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 on the success of the company in providing retrofit...
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 LPV approaches. Mr. Oprandi explained how...
10 years of Open Service logo
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Over the last ten years, EGNOS OPEN SERVICE has been providing end-users with a wide range of benefits. Increased and more sustainable agricultural production strongly relies on GNSS-enabled solutions. SBAS-based solutions are becoming of great importance in Precision Agriculture (PA) applications, frequently being the...