Location Based Services (LBS) in action

Is Galileo inside your phone?

23 February 2018
With over 30 smartphone models currently on the market being Galileo-enabled – and many more on the way – chances are your phone is already taking advantage of all that Galileo has to offer. But how exactly does it work? Here, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) pulls back the curtain on Galileo functionality in smartphones.

Are you a Galileo fan? See what’s awaiting you at this year’s MWC!

05 February 2018
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) will be showcasing Galileo-based innovations during the GSMA Mobile World Congress (MWC).

Available Now: White Paper on using GNSS Raw Measurements on Android devices

16 January 2018
A newly published White Paper provides developers with in-depth information on accessing and using GNSS raw measurements with Android, to implement advanced GNSS techniques in mass-market devices.

GSA publishes eCall guidelines to facilitate GNSS compatibility tests

10 January 2018
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the Joint Research Centre, the European Commission’s in-house science service, have published a joint report containing a set of guidelines to facilitate the implementation of eCall testing in compliance with the EU Regulation 2017/79 by technical centres in charge of issuing the EC type-approval for eCall On-Board Units (OBU).

An LBS application for every occasion

04 January 2018
Developers use the SpaceTech2017 Hackathon to demonstrate the many ways that LBS applications can benefit users of every kind.

Happy Birthday Galileo Initial Services!

15 December 2017
Today, December 15, marks the first anniversary of the declaration of Galileo Initial Services. This is an ideal opportunity to look back at what has proven to be an exciting year full of achievements for Galileo, as well as the European GNSS Agency (GSA).

Users now on the centre stage of Galileo’s future

08 December 2017
Less than one year on from the launch of Galileo Initial Services (IS) in December 2016, the European GNSS Service Centre (GSC) near Madrid was the venue for the very first Galileo User Assembly jointly organised by the European Commission and the European GNSS Agency (GSA). During this highly successful gathering of the Galileo community, the European GNSS User Consultation Platform (UCP) was officially launched to provide an open forum for users to discuss their needs, share experiences and provide feedback on the performance of European GNSS (EGNSS).

GSA talks EGNOS with Geospatial World Magazine

29 November 2017
In a recent article published by Geospatial World, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) discusses how the EGNOS Open Service and the EGNOS Data Access Service (EDAS) help provide users with improved location performance.

JOHAN Sports set to go global

23 November 2017
Last time we checked in with the JOHAN project, the team was finalising the final testing phase. Just a couple years later, they’re on the verge of going global.

Uniting space technologies, developers and ideas

21 November 2017
The SpaceTech2017 Hackathon, part of Estonian Space Week, challenged hardware and software developers to utilise the synergies between Galileo and Copernicus to create innovative applications.

Stakeholder Consultation GSA/SC/30/17 on Galileo Commercial Service High Accuracy Provision

16 November 2017
Ongoing discussions between stakeholders of the Galileo Programme have outlined the opportunity to consider offering...

GSA launches Galileo test campaign for GIS grade receivers

16 November 2017
GSA is reaching out to receivers manufactures with a Galileo test campaign for GIS grade receivers. Receivers will be tested using Signal in Space, and comparing GNSS constellations or their combinations both in a single frequency and dual frequency mode.

H2020 EGNSS Call for Proposals coming next year

15 November 2017
Through the next Horizon 2020 (H2020) call for proposals, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) is seeking Galileo and EGNOS-enabled applications to meet the evolving needs of various market segments.
ESNC GSA special prize

Winner of ‘EU at 60 – Space for Europe’ Special Prize helps keep kids safe

09 November 2017
CENTRIP, this year’s winner of the ‘EU at 60 – Space for Europe’ Special Prize Special Prize at the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC), uses GNSS – including Galileo – to help teachers keep track of students during field trips and outings.

GNSS raw measurements set to be a game changer

25 October 2017
Are GNSS raw measurements in consumer devices just a playground for scientists, or do they represent a real market opportunity? This was the question posed by the GSA’s Raw Measurements Task Force at a panel discussion on the topic held 28 September at ION GNSS+ in Portland, Oregon (USA).


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