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- Title EGNOS Presentation
- Length 00:06:11
- Language English
- Footage Type Documentary
- Copyright ESA
Presentation with English commentary about EGNOS, a revolutionary new navigation system, which will guide vehicles using satellite navigation. EGNOS is a joint ESA - European Commission and Eurocontrol project. EGNOS recieves signal from military GPS satellites and, using specialised hardware, adds a correction factor and surveys their reliability. The signal are then beamed back into space, and distributed by a system of 3 civilian satellites. In this way, high-quality navigation tracking information is made available to all vehicles fitted with ENOS-receiving equipment.
Airport and aeroplane GV""s
Graphics of satellites and navigational processes
Soundbites (English) Hans Fromm Deputy Head, Satellite Navigation and Sally Basker from Booz allen and Hamilton.
Testing of EGNOS by carmaker FIAT in Turin.