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Winner of ‘EU at 60 – Space for Europe’ Special Prize helps keep kids safe

10 November 2017
CENTRIP, this year’s winner of the ‘EU at 60 – Space for Europe’ Special Prize Special Prize at the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC), uses GNSS – including Galileo – to help teachers keep track of students during field trips and outings.
The ESNCC is an effective scouting and support mechanism for new European GNSS applications

Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) application takes overall prize at ESNC awards in Tallinn

10 November 2017
SORUS, a GNSS-powered safety application that enables Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) navigation for a wide range of users, was awarded the overall prize at this year’s European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) at a ceremony held on November 7 as part of the Satellite Masters Conference & Horizon 2020 Space Info Day at European Space Week 2017 in Tallinn, Estonia.

Second Galileo IS OS Quarterly Performance Report now available

07 November 2017
The second European GNSS (Galileo) Initial Services Open Service (IS OS) quarterly performance report, for the period April-June 2017, has been published and is now available online in the GSC Electronic Library.

EGNOS’ annual workshop captures state-of-play and state-of-the-art

31 October 2017
The EGNOS Annual Workshop is an opportunity to catch up on the latest state-of-play and state-of-the-art in Europe’s satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS). Another year and again goals have been met, there are more and more users and EGNOS continues to forge forward in accuracy and reliability.

GNSS raw measurements set to be a game changer

25 October 2017
Are GNSS raw measurements in consumer devices just a playground for scientists, or do they represent a real market opportunity? This was the question posed by the GSA’s Raw Measurements Task Force at a panel discussion on the topic held 28 September at ION GNSS+ in Portland, Oregon (USA). 

Don’t miss the 1st Galileo User Assembly set for November 28-29

19 October 2017
The 1st Galileo User Assembly is set to take place in Madrid on November 28-29. The event will provide Galileo and EGNOS users with the opportunity to discuss their needs, share their experience and provide feedback on EGNSS performance.

Updated Galileo Satellite Metadata now available

16 October 2017
The European GNSS Service Centre (GSC) has published updated Galileo Satellite Metadata information on its web portal. The updated Metadata contains information on the properties of both Galileo IOV (In-Orbit Validation) and Galileo FOC (Full Operational Capability) satellites, including:

Precision farming becoming more and more important in modern agriculture

12 October 2017
Agriculture faces significant challenges, there is ever-increasing pressure on profit margins and farmers are also trying to produce food in the most sustainable way possible.

Time is of the essence

05 October 2017
To identify timing service needs that are not yet being met by the EGNSS basic time service, the ‘DEMonstrator of EGNSS services based on Time Reference Architecture’ (DEMETRA) project developed a prototype of an EGNSS-based time disseminator that provides time certification, redundancy, resilience, integrity, and improved accuracy, while validating the concept of ‘time as a service’.

GNSS Experts to talk about the value of raw measurements at ION GNSS+ 2017

22 September 2017
Are GNSS raw measurements in consumer devices just a playground for scientists, or do they represent a real market opportunity? To find out, join the European GNSS Agency (GSA) and a panel of industry experts as they discuss the topic on 28 September at ION GNSS+ 2017.