EGNOS makes splash at world's largest marine trade show
The 2014 Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) drew thousands of participants and speakers, and a plethora of exhibitors, including the European GNSS Agency (GSA) and EGNOS, Europe’s Satellite-Based Augmentation System.
E-GNSS for European Rail Networks
The modernisation, integration and expansion of rail networks in the European Union is opening exciting new possibilities for Europe’s global navigation satellite systems (E-GNSS), Galileo and EGNOS – the topic of a recent seminar presented at by the European GNSS Agency (GSA).
GSA Earns ISO 9001 Certification
Following a successful audit this month, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) has achieved ISO 9001 Certification for all activities.
Groningen Airport Eelde First for LPV in the Netherlands
The Groningen Airport Eelde (GAE) is pioneering satellite-based landing procedures in the Netherlands with the publication of two LPV (Localiser Performance with Vertical Guidance) procedures. These new, EGNOS-enabled procedures improve accuracy and safety when aircraft land in a cost effective way. This development was supported by the European GNSS Agency (GSA) funded FP7 project ACCEPTA that is working to implement LPV procedures across Europe.
GSA Joins International Association of Maritime Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has become a member of the International Association of Maritime Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA), where it aims to strengthen dialogue with the maritime sector and survey and respond to segment-specific requirements and needs.
GSA Kicks Off EGNOS GEO Transponder Service Contracts
On 25 November 2014, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) kicked off the contracts for two new EGNOS GEO transponder services provided by SES.
European GNSS benefits showcased at the International Conference on Connected Vehicles
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) participated in the third International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Exhibition (ICCVE), held in Vienna from November 3-7. The conference gathered industry leaders, policy-makers, scientific associations and experts to present the latest innovations and advances in connected vehicles and provide a platform for sharing best practices.
Second Call of H2020-Galileo Now Open
The second Horizon 2020 (H2020) call for Applications in Satellite Navigation, managed by the European GNSS Agency, is officially open. With a budget of EUR 25 million for the 2015 call, the deadline for submitting proposals is 8 April 2015
GSA Hosts Global GNSS Community in Prague
For the first time, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) played host to the ninth meeting of the International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG) in Prague. The event was held 10 – 14 November.
GNSS Community Joins Ka Conference
This year’s 20th Ka Conference, held in Vietri, Italy from 1-3 October, drew more than 170 participants from over 20 countries to discuss a range of satellite-related topics, including satellite navigation. The European GNSS Agency (GSA) joined with several presentations.