News

Huawei leads the way with Galileo

27 March 2017
Huawei’s New P10 and P10 Plus smartphones support Galileo, providing users with more precise positioning.

Galileo search and rescue service ready for green light!

24 March 2017
The Galileo Search and Rescue (SAR) service is Europe‘s contribution to the international emergency beacon locating system called COSPAS-SARSAT. This essential Galileo service has the potential to dramatically reduce the time to locate and reach people in distress on sea and land. The 2017 Munich Satellite Navigation Summit saw a dedicated session that outlined the potential impact of the full Galileo SAR service on the afternoon of 15 March.

Connecting Europe and Asia through GNSS

23 March 2017
A new series of articles will highlight the important work being done across the Asian region, providing European businesses with an inside look at GNSS market opportunities in India, China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan and South East Asia.

If it’s March, it must be Munich

20 March 2017
The Munich Satellite Navigation Summit is established as one of the most important dates in the global GNSS community’s calendar. This year the Summit’s 14th edition took place from 14-16 March with the theme ‘GNSS – is it time for backup?’ The opening session examined a range of topics around GNSS in today’s changing political and technical environment.
The latest Galileo-enabled devices, showcased at the 2017 Mobile World Congress

European GNSS highlighted at global tech shows

17 March 2017
At this year’s Mobile World Congress in Madrid and the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, many of the smartphones, chipsets and other technologies on display were Galileo enabled.

EGNOS for aviation in acceleration mode

15 March 2017
The World ATM Congress is the must-attend trade event for the air traffic management sector, welcoming participants from across the world who come to showcase the latest innovations, services and products.

Galileo provides boost to smart transport systems

15 March 2017
The Horizon 2020-funded GHOST project is bringing Galileo’s robust positioning capabilities to smart transport systems.

ESCAPE engine benefits from Galileo Initial Services

14 March 2017
The ESCAPE project, funded under the European GNSS Agency’s (GSA) Fundamental Elements programme, is developing an innovative positioning engine that exploits the newly available capabilities of Galileo.

inLane uses Galileo for lane-level positioning

13 March 2017
Horizon 2020-funded inLane project combines the precision of Galileo with computer vision technology to create the next generation of in-vehicle navigation systems.

New funding opportunity: Galileo Open Service authentication user terminal

10 March 2017
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has launched a new funding opportunity to support the development, supply and testing of a Galileo Open Service authentication user terminal.

European GNSS contributes to the evolution of ERTMS

09 March 2017
Last month, for the first time, a European rail test journey was completed using a signalling system based on positioning provided by European GNSS that aims to be included as the positioning system for ERTMS.

KYNEO project moves closer to commercialisation

08 March 2017
The KYNEO project is a case study on the impact that the European GNSS Agency’s (GSA) various funding mechanisms have on the development of the European GNSS market.

Galileo Hackathon registration now open

07 March 2017
Join the European GNSS Agency (GSA) and show off your coding skills at the second Galileo Hackathon 15 – 17 May in Gdańsk, Poland.

GEO 3 contract marks major milestone in EGNOS development

06 March 2017
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has signed a contract with Eutelsat Communications for the development, integration and operation of the next-generation EGNOS payload.

Galileo connects the connected car

02 March 2017
According to a new report by Mobile World Live, over 73 % of respondents within the connected car navigation sector are already well aware of Galileo.