The European Space Agency has announced that the in-orbit validation of Galileo has been achieved: Europe now has the operational nucleus of its own satellite navigation constellation in place – the world’s first civil-owned and operated satnav system
Selex ES has been awarded a €10.3 million contract by the European GNSS Agency to deliver the first generation of Public Regulated Service operational receivers for use by PRS participants in EU member states.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that its Signal Studio for Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) software (N7609B) has been enhanced with real-time and basic mode capabilities designed to allow engineers to simulate Galileo signals for receiver testing and to address the needs of the manufacturing test market.
Septentrio and QinetiQ achieved the world’s first successful reception of the encrypted Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) signal from the first Galileo satellites that were launched in October 2011.
IFEN, working in partnership with WORK Microwave, announced an enhanced version of its NavX®-NCS Professional, a multi-frequency simulator, which is optimized for research and development of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) safety and professional applications.