The European GNSS Supervisory Authority (GSA) awarded its 2010 European Satellite Navigation Competition Special Topic Prize at the prestigious Residenz in Munich, Germany. The winner of this year's prize, for the most promising EGNOS application, believe their augmented reality system will be a “game changer” for personal navigation.
The EU has just launched a series of calls for proposals for a total of €30.5m covering eight topics in the area of satellite navigation. A further €6.5m will be used for calls for a tender to be published early 2011.
The official EGNOS Portal (www.egnos-portal.eu) is the one-stop point of access, information resource and forum for all those developing and using satellite navigation equipment and applications and aiming to benefit from the enhanced precision and other features of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS), Europe’s satellite-based augmentation system.
Antonio Tajani Vice-Président de la Commission Européenne en charge de l'industrie et de l'entrepreneuriat Discours d'ouverture des Galileo applications days Galileo Applications Days Brussels, 3 March 2010
Live demonstrations of cutting-edge satellite navigation applications and a three-day conference in Brussels promoting the use of EGNOS and Galileo will be part of the launch of this year’s European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC).
The European GNSS Supervisory Authority (GSA) awarded its 2009 European Satellite Navigation Competition Special Topic Prize at the prestigious Residenz in Munich, Germany. The honour went to a new precise outdoor navigation system for smart phones.
Entrepreneurs with a commercial plan to use the EGNOS satellite navigation signal have a chance to make their vision a reality by entering the Special Topic Prize for the most promising EGNOS application idea, which the GSA offers in line with the European Satellite Navigation Competition 2009.