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Monday, July 27, 2020
The Hydrographic Office of the Polish Navy (HOPN) began its operations in 1920 and is currently in charge of the national maritime hydrographic services, including the maintenance of the national hydrographic database, production and updating of navigational charts and promulgation of navigational warnings. Surveys supervised…
Thursday, July 23, 2020
The European Commission, with the support of the GSA, has launched a new project using EGNOS, the European satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS), with the aim of developing a tailored integrity concept for payment and liability critical applications in the road sector such as road tolling or pay-as-you-drive insurance in the 2025-…
Thursday, July 23, 2020
EGNOS procedures were launched at Vilnius Airport in Lithuania on 18th June 2020 as part of the EGNOS Lithuania project. Funded under the European GNSS Agency’s (GSA) Aviation Grant Programme, EGNOS Lithuania aims to implement 5 LPV approach procedures at the three biggest airports in Lithuania: Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga.
Monday, July 20, 2020
The European GNSS Agency (GSA), the operational agency of the European Commission for Galileo and EGNOS, is launching its MyGalileoDrone competition on July 17. This contest is targeting the design and development of drone-based applications or services, using a Galileo/EGNOS-enabled receiver, that address the EU’s key priorities such as…
Monday, June 29, 2020
EGNOS, Europe's regional satellite navigation system, is at the heart of precision agriculture. With 97% of new tractors in Europe being equipped with EGNOS, EU agriculturists can lower farming associated costs while minimizing their environmental footprint. We met a user! Take the opportunity to discover how EGNOS supports…
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) are nowadays the key positioning technology in the smart irrigation sector, having replaced former methods of estimating position information, which were based on mechanical switches, resolvers and encoders. Farmers currently employ GNSS-based control systems for both linear irrigation machines…
Friday, June 12, 2020
Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and Earth observation experts came together at a webinar organised by the European GNSS Agency (GSA) on 26 May to discuss how combining navigation and positioning from the European GNSS (EGNSS), EGNOS and Galileo, with the data and services offered by the European Earth observation programme,…
Friday, June 12, 2020
By reinforcing synergies with other space technologies and working with all the Member States, while creating a favourable ecosystem, the impact of the space sector on economic growth in Europe will largely expand and create more jobs, according to European GNSS Agency (GSA) Acting Executive Director Pascal Claudel. The 2nd…
Friday, June 12, 2020
GNSS and Earth observation experts came together at a webinar organised by the European GNSS Agency (GSA) on 26 May to discuss how combining Galileo and EGNOS navigation and positioning tools with the data and services offered by EU Earth observation programme Copernicus can be used to improve food security and make agriculture in…
Tuesday, June 02, 2020
The European Space Programmes are playing a key role in managing the COVID-19 pandemic and in particular in supporting emergency and medical operations in all weather, anytime, when they are most needed. We have talked to air ambulance and emergency operators using EGNOS about their experience and how EGNOS is helping them to take care…