News

GSA launches Galileo and EGNOS test campaign for eCall devices

01 March 2017
The pre-test, which is free of charge, aims to support eCall device manufactures in their preparation for type approval.

European GNSS at the heart of Europe’s industrial agenda

28 February 2017
As part of EU Industry Day, the European GNSS Agency celebrates the many ways that Europe’s space programmes help make the European economy stronger and more competitive.

The shift towards a multi-constellation environment

27 February 2017
With the launch of Galileo Initial Services and the availability of numerous Galileo-enabled chipsets and receivers, users are benefiting from the stronger GNSS performance that a multi-constellation environment provides.

SEASOLAS EGNOS Maritime Safety Service – preparing the EGNOS evolution

23 February 2017
To prepare the next EGNOS Maritime Safety Service, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) in collaboration with the European Commission seek general feedback from users and, specifically, insight on the experiences of the maritime community.

EGNOS Evolution, you are invited to answer EDAS-N Service Analysis

20 February 2017
To determine the requirements for the next generation of EDAS, the European Commission is launching a study EDAS-N to build on the EDAS users’s experience.

EGNOS can crack the capacity crunch!

16 February 2017
Tackling the looming airspace and airport capacity crunch is one of the main challenges facing the growth of European aviation. But global navigation satellite systems (GNSS), such as the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) and Galileo, can provide the key to increased capacity. This was the focus of the European Business Aviation Association’s (EBAA) annual debate at the European Parliament on 9 February, where the European GNSS Agency (GSA) participated.

GNSS Market Report hits 40k downloads… and counting

14 February 2017
In the fast evolving world of satellite navigation technology and GNSS applications, monitoring the landscape and having the latest information is essential. The GSA’s 2015 GNSS Market Report, which provides an in-depth look at market opportunities and technology trends across eight market segments, is the go-to resource for GNSS market intelligence, being cited by policy and strategy documents across the globe.

Galileo Commercial Service Implementing Decision enters into force

10 February 2017
The European Commission and the European GNSS Agency (GSA) confirm that the first generation of Galileo will already provide users with High Accuracy and Authentication services.

GSA scholarship asks next generation of GNSS users to share their vision for the future

10 February 2017
The European GNSS Agency (GSA), in cooperation with the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC), launches the Young GSA – New Navigation Horizons Scholarship.

Time as a service with Galileo

07 February 2017
The timing services supplied by global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) are an increasingly important, but often unrecognised, part of today’s modern infrastructure.

Positive messages from this year's Conference on European Space Policy

01 February 2017
At the 9th Annual Conference on European Space Policy in Brussels, top officials discussed using Galileo, Europe's Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), now delivering initial services, for the betterment of society and the economy.

Don’t get left out in the cold!

30 January 2017
Do winter weather conditions have an effect on the accuracy and use of mass-market GNSS devices? To find out, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) asked the experts working in Antarctica.

Farming by Satellite Prize winners announced

26 January 2017
From a competitive field of submissions, the European GNSS Agency has awarded the 2017 Farming by Satellite Prize to projects coming from France, Kenya, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Second Galileo Hackathon: warming up the engines

25 January 2017
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is busy making plans for the next adventure in app building, and the new 2016 Galileo Hackathon video shows you what it’s all about.
According to the most recent edition of the GSA’s GNSS Market Report, Asia is the ‘hot spot’ for global navigation satellite systems (GNSS).

Two awards promote European GNSS in Asia

19 January 2017
Two GSA-funded projects – BELS and GNSS.asia – are encouraging the use of European GNSS in Asia through the launch of two innovation competitions.