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GEODE: establishing the framework for developing the Galileo PRS military user segment

8th February 2021

        A crucial and decisive step towards the development of the Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) military User Segment has been taken today with the Kick off Meeting of the GEODE (GalilEO for EU DEfence) project. This project managed under the aegis of the Belgian, French, German,...

EGNSS-R performs a feasibility study on the introduction of a EGNSS-based rail safety service

30th November 2020

The "European GNSS Navigation Safety Service for Rail" project, hereafter called EGNSS-R project, aims at studying the feasibility of the European Global Navigation Satellite System (EGNSS – EGNOS and Galileo) introduction in railway safety critical applications in order to enhance the use of...

ACCURATE will develop next generation positioning OBU for enabling highly automated driving

29th October 2020

This European Project led by Vicomtech kicked off in September with the objective of developing a high precision positioning automotive system for enabling the development and deployment of complex automated driving functions. In five years, autonomous driving (AD) has moved from “maybe...

EPICURE project launched to define an EGNOS integrity service for payment and liability-critical road applications

6th October 2020

FDC is proud to participate to the EPICURE project, expected to shape the future EGNOS integrity service for road insurance telematics. Recent European studies identified the road sector among the most promising for EGNOS where the generated benefits were extensively proven particularly for the so...

FDC’s secure GNSS solution showcased at NAVISP Industry Days

17th to 18th January 2019

FDC was pleased to present its secure GNSS solution during the inaugural NAVISP workshop at ESA ESTEC. Supported by the NAVISP Programme, FDC ambition is to industrialize the secure GNSS module prototype developed under the H2020 FOSTER ITS project funded by the European GNSS Agency (GSA). The...

FDC, proud member of the FIRST-TF cluster of excellence

17th to 21st September 2018

FDC has joined the FIRST-TF cluster, a dynamic Network for Research, Innovation, Education, Services and Training in Time-Frequency. FIRST-TF is a thematic network gathering all the actors involved in time-frequency on a national scale. Building a network of experts, FIRST-TF supports...

Our Secure GNSS Solution showcased at ITSWC 2018

17th to 21st September 2018

Let’s meet at the ITS World Congress, from 17th to 21st September 2018 in Copenhagen. FDC and its partners will be pleased to present you its Highly Secure Global Navigation Solution, which is the result of years of collaboration with STMicroelectronics, Novacom Services and Navcert (FOSTER-ITS...

New generation of GNSS user terminals implementing the Galileo authentication capability

14th May 2018

FDC recently started the PATROL project that aims to develop, supply and test Galileo’s Open Service Navigation Message Authentication (OS NMA). PATROL will deliver a market-ready technology that guarantees robust and secure positioning using Galileo’s OS-NMA capability. This next generation...

Copernicus Infosessions organised all over Europe

18th December 2017

During the last couple of years, a large variety of Copernicus "user uptake" activities have been initiated by the European Commission with the objective to foster the wide-spread use of Copernicus services and products. In this context, FDC has supported the European Commission for the...

FDC proud to support the first Galileo User Assembly

28th to 29th November 2017

The first Galileo User Assembly was held in Madrid on 28 and 29 November 2017 at the European GNSS Service Centre (GSC) during which the European GNSS User Consultation Platform (UCP) was officially launched. The UCP is an open forum for users to discuss their needs, share experiences and provide...