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Iceland, Poland, UK and Stonia airports
Friday, February 15, 2019
EGNOS is reaching the impressive 70 EGNOS WORKING AGREEMENTS established with Air Navigation Service Providers EGNOS continues to grow unstoppable among Air Navigation Service Providers that have already adhered to the EGNOS WORKING AGREEMENT to support their activities and thus complementing their ground approach systems...
EGNOS for mountain biking
Thursday, February 14, 2019
IMBA Spain has recently published a new version of its Signalling Manual, which establishes the procedure and associated methods to plan, prepare, certify, inspect and promote MTB centres, spaces and routes. The Signalling Manual is used by Spanish companies and institutions as the reference guide to deploy guidance signals...
The EASE tool for agriculture
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
The new EASE (Egnos sAvingS in agriculturE) tool is already available in the EGNOS User Support Website. The EASE tool intends to provide farmers with cost-benefit analyses on the use of EGNOS for machinery guidance in some of their typical agricultural labours: sowing, spreading, spraying and harvesting. The EASE tool presents...
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...