News

01 September 2014
A Safer Drive empowered by European GNSS
At a recent live demonstration in Prague, the public was given a unique preview of Europe’s eCall system in action. Powered by European GNSS technology, emergency services will be able to respond to accidents more quickly and accurately. As a result, lives will be saved.
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26 August 2014
CALIBRA: Bringing Precision Agriculture to Brazil
Europe is becoming a key player in the global navigation satellite system (GNSS) arena. In this series of articles, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) highlights the many success stories happening across all sectors in market uptake, user adoption, innovation and R&D. Here we focus on the agriculture sector and how European GNSS, like EGNOS and Galileo, is bringing the benefits of precision agriculture to the challenging environments of Brazil.
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20 August 2014
GSA Launches EGNOS Adoption for Aviation Grant
European GNSS Agency (GSA) launches a call for proposals to increase EGNOS adoption in civil aviation.
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07 August 2014
EGNOS and Galileo: Navigation Solutions Powered by Europe
European citizens from all walks of life will rely on Galileo and EGNOS. To demonstrate how, the GSA has launched a new video giving viewers an inside look at the many ways European satellite navigation is bettering their day-to-day lives.
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31 July 2014
First Galileo Commercial Service Demonstration with Encrypted Signals
The Early Proof of Concept (EPOC) team has successfully tracked the encrypted Galileo E60B and E6-C signals broadcast by Galileo satellites. As a result, the Commercial Service loop has been closed using both encrypted and non-encrypted signals.
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24 July 2014
PRS: A Huge Potential for Europe
The Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) will be a unique feature of the EU’s new Galileo Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). This robust and secure service will be made available to authorised users, such as emergency services, via authorised national authorities. The deployment, implementation and use of PRS was the subject of a recent briefing for Belgian civil authorities at the Royal Military Academy (RMA) in Brussels.
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17 July 2014
FilGAPP and Rockwell Collins Partner to Power EU Aviation
At the Farnborough International Airshow, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) announced that Rockwell Collins’ flight management system and GNSS receiver enabled the first successful demonstration of advanced arrival and departure flight operations for the FilGAPP programme – the EU’s airspace enhancement project.
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16 July 2014
GSA and EBAA Join Forces in Support of Airport Access
During the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA), the European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the EBAA announced the launch of strategic discussions aimed at coordinating future joint venture actions to promote implementation of EGNOS at regional airports.
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11 July 2014
ESNC 2014 Sees Record Number of Entries
The 2014 edition of the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) has seen record numbers of entries – with the European GNSS Agency (GSA) Special Prize being particularly popular. The competition is now in its evaluation stage, selecting the winners that will be announced at the Awards Ceremony in Berlin on 23 October.
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10 July 2014
EGNOS User? Take Part in our Satisfaction Survey!
We want to know what you think about EGNOS, the services it offers and any ideas you have to improve its quality. To help gather your views, a short EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey has just been launched. Your views matter to us, so please take a few minutes to complete the online questionnaire.
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