Location Based Services (LBS) in action

The final 10 have until October 21 to deliver a fully-functioning version of their app.

MyGalileoApp – final 10 announced!

19 August 2019
We can now reveal the ten projects in the MyGalileoApp competition judged to be the most exciting in terms of their level of innovation, market potential and technical feasibility. Selected from 30 projects shortlisted for the competition’s first development phase, these 10 projects will now advance to the second development phase, at the end of which they should deliver a fully functioning app.
Apply early – the first experts should be appointed in Q3 2019!

Fundamental Elements: Call for experts

08 August 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is looking for experts with a high level of expertise and professional experience in navigation satellite systems to assist it with tasks related to the implementation of the Fundamental Elements funding mechanism.
EGNSS improves positioning integrity and accuracy for the Boreal drone

Skyopener test highlights EGNSS benefits for drones

25 July 2019
The Skyopener project, which is co-financed by the European GNSS Agency (GSA), aims to pave the way towards increased use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) in civil applications. The project has tested the benefits of multi-frequency GNSS and EGNOS in RPAS, revealing gains in terms of availability, accuracy and robustness.
The workshop brought around 100 experts together to share their experience and progress around the use of raw measurements.

Experts gather at GSA GNSS Raw Measurements Workshop

12 July 2019
The third workshop of the GNSS Raw Measurements Task Force, held on 26 June 2019 at the European GNSS Agency (GSA) headquarters, brought around 100 experts together to share their experience and progress around the use of GNSS raw measurements for robustness and for high-accuracy applications within Android devices.
The Ubiscale solution offers a ten-fold power consumption improvement compared to current state-of-the-art tracking devices.

Ubiscale: low-power GNSS processing for tracking devices

25 June 2019
A new solution developed by Ubiscale enables low-power GNSS sensing and position determination for applications such as asset tracking, where the tracking device does not need to know its own position. The GSA caught up with the project at MWC in Barcelona back in February.
Register now, even if your idea is still a work in progress, so you can benefit from support activities and stay informed on all developments.

Looking for a Galileo Masters idea? Take inspiration from past winners!

17 June 2019
If you are struggling to formulate your idea for consideration in this year’s Galileo Masters, which opened for submissions on May 1, perhaps you could take inspiration from some of the innovative ideas that won the GSA Special Prize in previous editions of the competition. Already have an idea? Then register for this year’s competition here.
Three quarters of a billion people with Galileo-enabled smartphones are already benefitting from Galileo’s added accuracy.

Accuracy Matters: spreading the word about the benefits of Galileo

11 June 2019
The Galileo - Accuracy Matters campaign has been making an impact. Launched last December to raise awareness about how Galileo is making a real difference in the lives of the almost three quarters of a billion users who have Galileo’s added accuracy in their phones, the campaign has been resonating with the public.
E112 is a location-enhanced version of the 112 emergency service, allowing responders to quickly and accurately locate people in distress

Locating you in an emergency – what you need to know about E112

10 June 2019
Videos shared on social media as part of the Galileo Accuracy Matters campaign, highlighting Galileo’s contribution to the European Commission’s E112 emergency response service, have generated a number of questions from users across Europe. Here we address some of the main queries raised in an effort to bring more clarity on the issue.
The SARA solution has multiple applications – from SAR to security surveillance and sports broadcasting.

SARA scores at football match

05 June 2019
SARA, a GSA-funded project developing a turnkey solution for search and rescue (SAR) and surveillance operations, has been successfully tested at a recent football match. Based on the test, the economic viability of using the solution for event filming and monitoring/surveying is currently being investigated.
Galileo delivers the accuracy and reliability needed to support Mobility as a Service applications.

Galileo supporting Mobility as a Service

29 May 2019
With an increasing number of people moving to big cities, clean and efficient urban mobility is more important than ever. New urban mobility schemes are rapidly evolving due to social, economic and technological changes. Against this backdrop, Galileo can deliver new accuracy and reliability for location-dependant services that get people where they need to go.
The 30 selected projects will now work on the beta versions of their apps.

MyGalileoApp : top 30 revealed!

24 May 2019
The top 30 applications, recently selected to advance to the next round of the MyGalileoApp competition, have now been revealed. The projects cover a range of applications that leverage Galileo’s added accuracy to provide solutions to social and environmental challenges. You can check out the full list here.
The Raw Measurements Task Force Workshop provides a forum to share experiences around raw measurements use.

Third GNSS Raw Measurements Task Force Workshop - Register now!

15 May 2019
Registration is now open for the third GNSS Raw Measurements Task Force Workshop, which will take place on 26 June 2019 at the GSA Headquarters in Prague. Participants in the workshop will gain access to the Task Force’s wealth of experience and learn about progress around the use of raw measurements in Android devices, so register now!
The report summarises the results of a GSA-JRC testing campaign for eCall devices, in which device manufacturers provided samples for conformity assessment.

Do eCall devices conform?

13 May 2019
Since 31 March 2018, all new car and light vehicle models sold in the EU must be fitted with an eCall device that can automatically alert emergency services in the event of an accident and transmit the position of the vehicle. In parallel with the launch of this life-saving service, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) launched a testing campaign for eCall devices, inviting all device manufacturers to provide samples for conformity assessment by the European Commission’s science service: the Joint Research Centre (JRC). A summary report of the results has just been published.
Students of topography, GIS, geodesy, mapping and related studies are invited to submit unique and innovative ideas.

2019 CLGE Students’ Contest is scouting for ideas

09 May 2019
The eighth edition of the CLGE Students’ Contest is now open for submissions. The deadline for applications is 23:00 on 29 July 2019.

Galileo Masters 2019 open for submissions!

07 May 2019
The 2019 edition of the Galileo Masters opened for submissions on May 1. Since it began in 2004, the Galileo Masters has scouted for the most forward‐thinking applications based on Galileo and EGNOS. Innovators and entrepreneurs are now invited to submit their innovative solutions to the competition by 31 July.