News

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.

Galileo-enabled RTK network brings clear benefits to surveyors

27 November 2017
Now that surveyors worldwide are able to use Galileo positioning, following the declaration of Galileo Initial Services, all major Precise Point Positioning (PPP) providers in Europe have upgraded to Galileo and more than 50% of real time kinematic (RTK) network providers have already upgraded or have started to upgrade.

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.

Taking stock of Commercial Space Applications, between Transformation, Fusion and Competition

22 November 2017
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) recently sponsored the 23rd Ka and Broadband Communications Conference and the 35th AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference (ICSSC), two of the most influential technical conferences on satellite systems, which were held jointly in Trieste, Italy, on 16-19 October 2017.

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.

GSA management systems better than ever

20 November 2017
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has successfully qualified its ISO 9001: 2015-compliant management system as part of this year's re-certification audit. The audit revealed that quality management processes at the agency have improved as a result of being adapted and developed since the previous audit.

Central role for robust GNSS in autonomous driving

17 November 2017
Scientists and researchers participating at the final event of the EU-funded SaPPART COST Action ('Satellite Positioning Performance Assessment for Road Transport') discussed the potential of GNSS to deliver necessary high-integrity and high-precision positioning capabilities for autonomous road vehicles. A robust centralised on-board GNSS unit could deliver the requisite levels of performance for a variety of in-vehicle 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.
The ESNCC is an effective scouting and support mechanism for new European GNSS applications

Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) application takes overall prize at ESNC awards in Tallinn

09 November 2017
SORUS, a GNSS-powered safety application that enables Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) navigation for a wide range of users, was awarded the overall prize at this year’s European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) at a ceremony held on November 7 as part of the Satellite Masters Conference & Horizon 2020 Space Info Day at European Space Week 2017 in Tallinn, Estonia.
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.

EGNOS’ annual workshop captures state-of-play and state-of-the-art

31 October 2017
The EGNOS Annual Workshop is an opportunity to catch up on the latest state-of-play and state-of-the-art in Europe’s satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS). Another year and again goals have been met, there are more and more users and EGNOS continues to forge forward in accuracy and reliability.

Last chance to start your Space3ac adventure and apply for financial support

30 October 2017
The latest recruitment drive for Space3ac, a three-month acceleration programme for start-ups using satellite technologies to create solutions for the intermodal transportation, oil and gas and insurance sectors, is set to end at midnight on Tuesday, 31 October. Interested start-ups with capabilities to solve problems provided by industry partners should “raise their hands” and register (by filling out a short form) on the programme’s website. The recruitment process will continue with interviews and meetings on 20-21 November.

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).