DV Hardware - bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!

   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
January 19, 2018 
Main Menu
News archives

Who's Online
There are currently 70 people online.


Latest Reviews
Arctic BioniX F120 and F140 fans
Jaybird Freedom 2 wireless sport headphones
Ewin Racing Champion gaming chair
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset
Lamptron FC-10 SE fan controller

Follow us

Egnos navigation satellites start public services

Posted on Friday, October 02 2009 @ 18:44:48 CEST by

EE Times reports the European Union has opened its Egnos navigation augmentation system for public use. After a software update GPS receivers will be able to use Egnos satellites to enhance the exactness of existing GPS signals within Western Europe. Egnos is the forerunner to Galileo, the European alternative to the U.S. GPS and the Russian GLONASS.
The EGNOS signals can be received by GPS receivers equipped with a specific software. In combination with Egnos signals, the accuracy of GPS navigation can be improved significantly; according to ESA, users can navigate with an accuracy of about 2 meters as opposed to GPS alone which provides an accuracy of 10 meters. The improved accuracy could trigger a wealth of novel navigation applications from aviation to agriculture and traffic management, observers believe.



DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2017 DM Media Group bvba