The University of Technology of Compiègne, France, has hosted a live demonstration of the first autonomous vehicle powered by Galileo. As part of this demonstration, a Renault ZOE electric car has been autonomously driven on tracks and on public roads in a world first for the Galileo programme.
La démonstration du premier véhicule autonome utilisant Galileo s’est déroulée aujourd’hui à l'université de technologie de Compiègne, en France. Une voiture électrique Renault ZOE a été conduite de manière autonome sur piste et sur route, une première mondiale pour le système Galileo.
The winners of this year’s MyGalileoApp competition have been announced at a ceremony held at the European GNSS Agency (GSA) headquarters in Prague on November 7. First prize of EUR 100,000 went to ARGEO, a mobile app based on geolocation, augmented reality and blockchain that allows users to discover content such as prizes, coupons and shopping cards geo-located around the streets of a city.
Již popáté otevře 8.–9. listopadu Evropská agentura pro globální navigační satelitní systém (GSA) své dveře široké veřejnosti, která již tradičně netrpělivě očekává každoroční představení činnosti samotné GSA i kosmických programů EU Galileo a EGNOS. Stejně jako v předchozích letech si veřejnost bude moci v rámci Dnů otevřených dveří GSA 2019 užívat program nabitý vzrušujícími aktivitami i zajímavými prezentacemi.
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is opening its doors to the public for the fifth time on 8-9 November in what has become an eagerly awaited annual presentation of the GSA’s activities and of the European Union’s space programmes Galileo and EGNOS. As in previous years, the GSA Open Days 2019, which is being organised during Czech Space Week, will be packed with exciting activities and interesting presentations for the public to enjoy.
Four new innovation actions, with a total budget of EUR 21 million, opened under the Horizon 2020 call ‘EGNSS market uptake 2019-2020’ on November 5. Dealing with EGNSS applications for pre-commercial procurement and fostering digitisation, smart mobility, societal resilience and environmental protection, these are the last Horizon 2020 calls before the launch of its successor framework programme – Horizon Europe. The deadline for submissions is 5 March 2020.
Connected and Automated Driving is transforming the way vehicles are operated and integrated in the connected mobility ecosystem, and Europe’s GNSS programme Galileo is at the heart of this transformation. Join us at the University of Technology of Compiègne, France, on 27 November for a live demonstration of the first Galileo-enabled autonomous vehicle made in the EU and see for yourself how Galileo is driving the future of autonomous vehicles.
The GNSS market is developing rapidly. Demand for precise location information is also growing and the evolution of GNSS technology is ongoing. In this environment, the 6th issue of the GSA GNSS Market Report, officially launched today, is a valuable tool enabling all stakeholders to skilfully navigate and benefit from the flourishing GNSS market.
The EUTELSAT 5 West B satellite was successfully launched on a Proton M/Breeze M launch vehicle from Pad 39 at Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, at 12.17 CET on Wednesday 9 October. Hosting the GEO-3 payload of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System (EGNOS), the satellite will support EGNOS V3 - the next generation of the EGNOS programme.
Yesterday, the EIB and the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency signed an agreement to cooperate on supporting investment in the European space-based service economy. The signature took place in Prague during the celebration to mark the 15th anniversary of GSA.