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.
Helicopter Industry Goes for the EGNOS Advantage
Exhibiting for the first time at a rotorcraft trade show, the European GNSS Agency (GSA), took the Helitech International stage to promote the many benefits that EGNOS brings to the helicopter sector.
European Space Expo Welcomes 500,000th Visitor
On the last day of its Genova stop, the European Space Expo welcomed its 500,000th visitor.
First Satellite Masters Showcases E-GNSS Innovation
The first ever Satellite Masters Conference took place in Berlin on 23 and 24 October complementing the 2014 edition of the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC). The conference focused on the emerging satellite applications market and attracted delegates from start-ups, SMEs, researchers investors, institutional stakeholders and industry from across Europe and beyond. The European GNSS Agency (GSA) contributed to a variety of conference sessions.
New EGNOS Working Agreements Signed
The EGNOS Service Provider ESSP, in-line with the service expansion plans set-out by the GSA, has signed new Working Agreements with Slovak and Romanian air navigation service providers (ANSPs), paving the way for the two countries to begin introducing EGNOS-based LPV approach procedures.
Public Regulated Service (PRS) equals public security
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 signal will be made available to authorised users, such as emergency services, via authorised national authorities. To highlight the capabilities of PRS, this year’s European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) and the Satellite Masters conference featured it as a special topic.
Spotlight on EGNOS-Based Road Charging at IBTTA 2014
This year’s International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) Global Summit featured a lively debate on ‘Innovations & Technologies for Sustainable Mobility, Environment and Road Safety’. Also on the agenda was the future of GNSS-based road-pricing applications.