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The last four Galileo satellites launched are all usable for service provision

Four more Galileo satellites brought online

26 October 2018
Galileo Satellites GSAT0215, GSAT0216, GSAT0217, and GSAT0218, launched in December 2017, have been commissioned for operational use.
BELS+ develops GNSS markets for EU companies and helps EU GNSS applications gain a foothold in Southeast Asia.

Bavaria rings to the sound of BELS+

24 October 2018
BELS+ aims to develop GNSS markets for EU companies and helps EU GNSS applications gain a foothold in Southeast Asia. Towards these goals, the project is organising a workshop on October 25, 2018 in Gilching/Oberpfaffenhofen, close to Munich, to raise awareness about business opportunities in Southeast Asia among European companies, professionals and institutions offering GNSS-based products and services.
The call targets the development of multi-frequency, multi-purpose antennas aimed at both the mass and professional markets

GSA funding opportunity: Multi-frequency multipurpose antenna for Galileo

22 October 2018
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has opened a call for proposals within its Fundamental Elements funding mechanism to develop a Galileo-enabled multi-frequency antenna. The activity shall also focus on developing a close-to-market GNSS antenna for both mass-market and professional users. The deadline for submissions is 08 March 2019.
The GNSS-based Emergency Warning Service was tested with Japan’s QZSS in Melbourne, Australia recently

GNSS Emergency Warning Service successfully tested

17 October 2018
In the framework of GNSS cooperation between the European Union and Japan, a test was recently conducted of a GNSS-based global Emergency Warning Service using Japan’s Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS), which delivered impressive results.
The 4th Horizon 2020 EGNSS Call will energise economic growth, foster digitisation and support environmental sustainability

4th Horizon 2020 EGNSS Call now open

17 October 2018
The 4th Horizon 2020 EGNSS Call opened on October 16, with four topics that leverage EGNSS innovation to energise economic growth, foster digitisation and support environmental sustainability, particularly in Europe’s cities. So, let’s take a look at the many R&D funding opportunities available to the GNSS community within this call.
GSA Head of Market Development Gian Gherardo Calini presented highlights from the GNSS User Technology Report at ION GNSS+ in Miami

Eyes on the GSA’s GNSS User Technology Report at ION GNSS+

12 October 2018
The European GNSS Agency (GSA), in cooperation with the European Commission, organised a demo session at the ION GNSS+ 2018 conference in Miami. Participants learned about the GSA’s GNSS User Technology Report, which covers breakthrough innovations expected in the coming years, and they heard from hands-on developers of hardware and applications that use Galileo-enabled, dual-frequency positioning.
A young visitor enjoying the packed programme at last year’s GSA Open Days

GSA Open Days builds on momentum of World Space Week

10 October 2018
World Space Week, an international celebration of the contribution of science and technology to the betterment of the human condition, ends today, October 10. However, some of the associated events extend well beyond the week. One such event is the GSA Open Days, to be held on 16-17 November, during Czech Space Week.
Source: GSA

Informative Note about Galileo SVIDs tracking

08 October 2018
An informative note has been published under the Electronic Library on GSC web portal to notify users about the fact that some receivers or firmware versions are reportedly unable to track signals from Galileo satellites with SVID greater than 32.
The GSA’s Justyna Redelkiewicz delivering a keynote address at the IPIN 2018 indoor positioning and navigation conference

GNSS a key element of all-purpose, user-driven positioning solutions

05 October 2018
Users don’t differentiate between good indoor and good outdoor positioning; they want solutions that deliver good positioning everywhere. Speaking at the IPIN 2018 indoor positioning and navigation conference in Nantes on 25 September, the European GNSS Agency’s Justyna Redelkiewicz presented the agency’s work to map user requirements along with the latest issue of its GNSS User Technology Report.
The GSA/JRC test campaign will support the maritime receiver industry with the implementation of Galileo

GSA, JRC launch test for maritime receivers

04 October 2018
The widespread uptake of GNSS in commercial shipping has raised the need for common performance, reliability and resilience standards.