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Wednesday, March 17, 2021
The European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) Safety of Life (SoL) Service is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. Since it was declared operational in March 2011, the EGNOS SoL Service has been supporting civil aviation by enabling approaches down to LPV (Localiser Performance with Vertical guidance) minima at airports…
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
INFOMAR is Ireland's national marine mapping programme, a funded joint programme by the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communication between the Geological Survey Ireland and the Marine Institute, whose objective is to map the physical, chemical and biological features of Ireland’s seabed.…
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has selected Eutelsat Communications for the development, integration and operation of its next-generation EGNOS GEO-4 service. The contract agreed between Eutelsat and GSA covers 15 years of service provision and represents a total value of EUR 100 million. The contract signed between the GSA…
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Pulverizadores Fede is dedicated to the development, design and manufacture of air blast sprayers and trailed mist blowers since more than fifty years, being specialists in the precision agriculture sector at an international level. With their R&D projects, in active collaboration with European research centres and…
Thursday, January 07, 2021
The EGNOS App has just been updated to version 2.2.0! This recent release comes with a brand new functionality: Satellite finder. Within this new feature, we place at your disposal all the information concerning EGNOS and GPS satellites at your current location. Just point with your camera to the sky and get the different…
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
According to Europarc, the representative body of Europe’s Protected Areas, EGNOS can support these sites by providing more accurate positioning data in typical GNSS field operations related to conservation of their ecosystems and management of their infrastructures. One of these examples is the Alt Pirineu Natural Park,…
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the European Satellite Services Provider (ESSP) have launched the 2020 edition of its EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey. This survey will provide a better understanding of the value of EGNOS to end users and help ensure that future evolutions of the system continue to meet users’ needs. Users…
Wednesday, December 09, 2020
Graniot, a team from Spain, has won this year’s 1st Farming by Satellite Prize. The winning team developed a web application that uses European satellite technologies to help agronomists and farmers monitor crops, reduce water waste and avoid poor fertilisation practices. The Farming by Satellite Prize promotes the use of GNSS and Earth…
Thursday, December 03, 2020
Earlier in November, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) approved new Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) paving the way for the development of new Dual Frequency Multi-Constellation Satellite Based Augmentation Systems (DFMC SBAS). The ICAO SARPs are technical specifications that constitute the basis…
Monday, November 30, 2020
Eight teams have been selected for the Grand Finale of the 5th Farming by Satellite Prize, which aims to promote the use of EGNSS and Earth Observation in sustainable agriculture in Europe and Africa. This year, the competition has challenged teams from across Europe and Africa to use Satellite Technologies to improve…