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Location based services (LBS)

Location Based Services (LBS) are by far the largest user of satellite navigation services, and this is not likely to change as we continue to depend upon a growing number of mobile apps for navigation, personal tracking, emergency calling, gaming, advertising, social interaction and general well-being. Almost 3 billion mobile applications currently in use rely on positioning information.

EGNOS improves the accuracy of the GNSS signals used in LBS, mainly by reducing the negative impact of ionosphere on the calculated position. This benefits consumer applications that make use of more accurate location information, especially in remote areas where network-based methods are less effective.

Latest News

FEEDBACK
Wednesday, November 24, 2021

The EU Agency for the Space Programme, EUSPA, is gathering input from industry and academia to define new funding priorities...

EGNOS Autumn 21’ Bulletin release
Monday, November 22, 2021

Access here the new EGNOS Bulletin Autumn’ 21 edition to read the latest success stories about the use of EGNOS in the...

Jose Santa from the UPCT shows the prototype of the MECANO project
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Air pollution is an important risk factor and a trigger for cardiovascular diseases, which today remain the main cause of...

Latest Documents

126 - Monthly Performance Report - October 2021 cover
Monthly performance report
Monday, November 8, 2021

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during October 2021. The report contains global results for the reported period,...

125 - Monthly Performance Report - September 2021 cover
Monthly performance report
Thursday, October 7, 2021

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during September 2021. The report contains global results for the reported period...

124 - Monthly Performance Report - August 2021 cover
Monthly performance report
Tuesday, September 7, 2021

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during August 2021. The report contains global results for the reported period,...