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Invitation to Tender: EGNOS High Accuracy service analysis

14 August 2017
Under what conditions would an EGNOS High Accuracy service be beneficial? The European Commission in launching a study to find out EGNOS High Accuracy user needs and requirements, and applications.

Beyond Cat-I: EGNOS evolution for aviation safety

11 August 2017
The new service contract aims to identify user needs and safety requirements in aviation, and how SBAS augmentation of GPS and Galileo in dual frequency can enhance aviation CNS/ATM services.

Two more satellites join Galileo service provision

10 August 2017
The European GNSS Agency (GSA), along with the European GNSS Service Centre (GSC), announce the commissioning of two additional satellites, bringing the total number of satellites available for the Galileo service provision to 18.
EU-China cooperation on GNSS gains momentum

EU-China cooperation on GNSS gains momentum

07 August 2017
In this instalment of our GNSS in Asia series, we look at how the close cooperation between the GNSS.asia China team and China’s LBS association is resulting in big opportunities for EU companies.

The synergies between GNSS and Earth Observation

03 August 2017
Speaking at a dedicated session entitled ‘Applications: Earth Sciences and Geo-Information’, part of EUREF’s annual symposium, representatives of the mapping and surveying sector discussed the various synergies between GNSS and Earth Observation and their use for providing real-time information about the state of the Earth’s troposphere.

Integrating GNSS in UAVs for faster SAR

31 July 2017
The main objective of the Horizon 2020-funded MOBNET project is to locate victims during natural disasters and emergency situations such as earthquakes, hurricanes or large snowstorms using EGNSS (both Galileo and EGNOS) and DCT (Digital Cellular Technologies). Its system assumptions were presented at TRANSCOM 2017 in Slovakia at the start of June.

India: A high-tech partner for European GNSS

27 July 2017
In this part of our series on GNSS in Asia, we look at the opportunities for European companies within India’s Smart Cities Mission.

Personal tracking devices set to dominate the Location Based Services (LBS) market growth

24 July 2017
Personal tracking devices will soon become the fastest growing market within the LBS sector and the solutions start to use Galileo for enhanced performances.

GNSS: an efficient tool for mapping and surveying

17 July 2017
The GSA discussed the many benefits that European GNSS, and in particular Galileo, bring to the mapping and surveying sector during the EUREF 2017 Symposium in Wroclaw, Poland.

Paris Air Show: Timing is everything

13 July 2017
Precise timing and synchronization (T&S) is crucial for many applications. It plays a vital role in the protection of critical infrastructure, ranging from energy to telecommunications. Galileo provides a unique service to the T&S user community by delivering a free, stable and very accurate time-and-frequency source that is available worldwide.
The EU requires that geospatial data be harmonised across Europe

Galileo helps Europe harmonise geospatial data

11 July 2017
The GSA discussed how Galileo helps the mapping and surveying sector harmonise geospatial data during the EUREF 2017 Symposium in Wroclaw, Poland.

South East Asia a hotspot for European GNSS

06 July 2017
As home to over 600 million inhabitants, many technically skilled experts in the area of satellite technology, and a fast-growing economy, South East Asia is a hotspot for global business – and GNSS is no exception. In fact, thanks to its unique geographic position, where it is able to receive all GNSS signals (and even some EGNOS signals), South East Asia is developing into a regional ‘GNSS Valley’.

GSA comes to the rescue!

04 July 2017
The European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) presented two exciting Galileo ‘search and rescue’ (SAR) projects - GRICAS and HELIOS - at the Paris International Air Show in June.

The GSA takes up its responsibilities for Galileo

03 July 2017
July 1, 2017 is an important date for both the European GNSS Agency (GSA) and for the Galileo programme.

Paris Air Show: ‘We are entering into a new era with new facilities to operate Galileo’

30 June 2017
Paris International Air Show, held in Le Bourget, is the largest air show in the world and the favoured exhibition site of the aviation industry’s top players. The biennial event attracts more than 2,000 exhibitors from around the world, nearly 300 official delegations and 150,000 trade visitors. Even in sweltering temperatures, Bourget was buzzing, with thousands queuing to see the latest aircraft and innovations.