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Helicopter Industry Goes for the EGNOS Advantage

12 November 2014
Exhibiting for the first time at a rotorcraft trade show, the European GNSS Agency (GSA), took the Helitech International stage to promote the many benefits that EGNOS brings to the helicopter sector.

European Space Expo Welcomes 500,000th Visitor

07 November 2014
On the last day of its Genova stop, the European Space Expo welcomed its 500,000th visitor.

First Satellite Masters Showcases E-GNSS Innovation

06 November 2014
The first ever Satellite Masters Conference took place in Berlin on 23 and 24 October complementing the 2014 edition of the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC). The conference focused on the emerging satellite applications market and attracted delegates from start-ups, SMEs, researchers investors, institutional stakeholders and industry from across Europe and beyond. The European GNSS Agency (GSA) contributed to a variety of conference sessions.

New EGNOS Working Agreements Signed

06 November 2014
The EGNOS Service Provider ESSP, in-line with the service expansion plans set-out by the GSA, has signed new Working Agreements with Slovak and Romanian air navigation service providers (ANSPs), paving the way for the two countries to begin introducing EGNOS-based LPV approach procedures.

Public Regulated Service (PRS) equals public security

05 November 2014
The Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) will be a unique feature of the EU’s new Galileo Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). This robust and secure signal will be made available to authorised users, such as emergency services, via authorised national authorities. To highlight the capabilities of PRS, this year’s European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) and the Satellite Masters conference featured it as a special topic.

Spotlight on EGNOS-Based Road Charging at IBTTA 2014

03 November 2014
This year’s International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) Global Summit featured a lively debate on ‘Innovations & Technologies for Sustainable Mobility, Environment and Road Safety’. Also on the agenda was the future of GNSS-based road-pricing applications.

Developers, End Users and Innovation

28 October 2014
Space service providers, developers and end users discuss innovation at Space Days 2014.

Berlin congratulates Novel PRS Receiver as 2014 Masters Champion

27 October 2014
On 23 October, the international satellite navigation industry gathered in Berlin to award prizes to this year's best innovations in the commercial use of satellite navigation technology. The big winner of the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) 2014 was Airbus Defence & Space, which won over the jury of global experts with its ground-breaking and cost-effective receiver for the Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS).

And the winner is…

27 October 2014
The 2014 edition of the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) received a record number of entries, with the European GNSS Agency (GSA) Special Prize going to Elecnor Deimos for their Galileo for ARA - Design of a new Galileo Module for ARA platform project. This innovative concept aims to develop Galileo modules for the Google ARA modular smartphone concept – a potential game changer for positioning in the mobile phone market.

GSA talks Galileo at INTERGEO

21 October 2014
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) recently participated in the INTERGEO conference and trade fair, taking place in Berlin from 7 – 9 October. This leading event for geodesy, geo-information and land management once again demonstrated the vibrancy and importance of this sector, where satellite-based positioning technologies play a key enabling role.

EGNOS Flying High at ERA

20 October 2014
The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) returned to Barcelona for its 2014 General Assembly, held 30 September to 2 October. At the event, EGNOS – the European space-based augmentation system – highlighted its role in enhancing and expanding regional airline operations in Europe.

R&D funding opportunities on GNSS Receiver Technology workshop

17 October 2014
The European Commission, in collaboration with the European GNSS Agency (GSA) is organizing a consultation on European GNSS receiver technology. The consultation will be held on November 18th, 2014 in Brussels, at the Committee of the Regions.

European Rail, Supported by European GNSS

16 October 2014
As European satellites offer a possibility to improve the efficiency of train control systems, GNSS technology is starting to gain momentum in the rail sector. To promote the role of GNSS in this important sector, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) recently exhibited at Innotrans – a leading rail transport tradeshow.

Galileo Service Provision Delegated to the European GNSS Agency

09 October 2014
The signing of the Galileo Exploitation Delegation Agreement between the European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the European Commission serves as an initial step towards the full Galileo Exploitation Phase.

UN World Space Week Highlights the Benefits of Satellite Navigation

08 October 2014
In its 15th edition, this year’s United Nations (UN) Space Week is highlighting the many benefits of satellite navigation to humankind. With its theme “Space: Guiding Your Way”, World Space Week in 2014 is focusing on the value of such Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) as EGNOS and Galileo.