GNSS joins the fight against the global pandemic

New applications of GNSS Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technology is an enabler for numerous applications which make our lives more convenient and efficient. With...

Here’s your chance to solve industry problems with IoT and Satellite tech

If you are a budding entrepreneur who is keen on using IoT and Satellite tech (Galileo) to solve industry problems, congratulations you are in...

How Galileo is enabling the efficient transit of critical goods in EU

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has forced several EU Member States to either outright close their border with neighboring countries or perform health screening...
What would happen if GPS failed? By Ishveena Singh

What would happen if GPS failed?

The navigation apps we carry around in our smartphones may have made getting lost in foreign lands a distant memory, but our dependency on...

Why is China messing with our GPS coordinates?

If you ever get 'Little Red Riding Hood, a big bad wolf may eat you' kind of lost in China, the last thing you...

Who invented the GPS? People behind the Global Positioning System.

That Alexander Graham Bell did not invent the telephone could be proven in court 113 years after the original inventor Antonio Meucci died. Thomas...

Galileo GNSS adoption is growing. When will you have it in your smartphone?

On December 15th, 2016, ESA announced the availability of Galileo's positioning system. It's cool, but what it actually means? What accuracy can we expect?...

60 years of EU: Fostering a more united Europe through GNSS

2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, which laid the foundations for the European Union. However, recent events in the region...

European GNSS Agency builds engine for self-driving cars

Recent year was a breakthrough for the satellite navigation in Europe and the whole world. With the launch of Galileo, Europe become GNSS-independent but...

European GNSS system Galileo is finally live and it’s a great news for everyone

Today, on Thursday, December 15th, 2016 after 17 years of development, delays and budget increases, the European Global Navigation Satellite System - Galileo is finally...

The first-ever quadruple launch towards Galileo constellation completion

On 17 November, four Galileo satellites are scheduled for the first-ever quadruple launch atop a single Ariane 5 rocket, as a step that brings...

Android based GPS receivers?: Google opens up access to GPS measurements in Android N

Google I/O had some very interesting location keynotes and some big announcements about Project Tango. One of the interesting keynotes that we didn't get...

India one step closer to its independent satellite navigation system

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is developing an indigenous position determination system that will potentially complement or even replace the Global Positioning System...

Smartphones Could Serve As Earthquake Early Warning Sensors

The idea of using high accuracy GPS/GNSS Geodetic receivers as Earthquake sensors has been around for a while now. The fact that these high...

Weather Forecasting using CubeSats and GPS-RO

Weather forecasting has definitely improved in the last few decades but still there are times, when looking outside the window provided a better guesstimate...