From 3 to 5 December, GALILEO FOR MOBILITY was presented during European Space Week, held in Marseille, France. Organised by the European GNSS Agency, the event gathered all European stakeholders to discover the latest applications in Earth observation and satellite navigation and learn about the latest status of Galileo, Copernicus and EGNOS. GALILEO FOR MOBILITY was presented at two sessions. On 3 December, the session “EGNSS User Consultation Platform” was held, exchanging feedback on user requirements collected by GSA for each market segment. CERTH/HIT attended the working session in the transport sector of roads. On 5 December, Dr. Josep Maria Salanova Grau [...]
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GALILEO FOR MOBILITY will be represented during the European Space Week, held from 3 to 6 December in Marseille, France. During the event, the project will be represented by Certh at two sessions: The EGNSS User Consultation Forum on 3 December (full info here) The Smart Cities Session on 5 December (full info here) We hope to see you in France next week!
Over the past month, GALILEO FOR MOBILITY and the Galileo technology has found its way to a couple of online publications. Cities Today, a the global platform containing news, analysis,interviews and best practices on sustainable urban development, smart cities and mobility, published the article "How space technologies are driving the future of smart cities". The article prominently features GNSS systems, and specifically Galileo, as new generation technology that offers a solution to mobility demands in cities today. GPS World, an online magazine that offers news, advice, insights, and information for businesses and individuals who work in with GPS, GIE, GNSS, and [...]
GALILEO FOR MOBILITY has recently published the project leaflet! This deliverable provides a clear overview of the project in brief, the five pilot locations, and the objectives. Have a look at the leaflet here.
The ITS World Congress in Copenhagen has come to an end, and GALILEO FOR MOBILITY was present. On 17 September, G4M held a session where participants discussed various satellite technologies from the GSA and the benefits for the deployment of multimodality, new mobility services and digital platforms. Also reviewed was the advancement made in GALILEO for mobility projects funded by the EC, plus the point of view of the transport authorities, industries and users on the matter. The speakers included: Alberto Fernandez Wyttenbach, European GNSS Agency, Czech Republic Martí Massot, RACC, Spain Steve Beck, SONY, United Kingdom Josep Maria Salanova Grau, CERTH-HIT, Greece [...]
On 18 - 21 September, InnoTrans will take place in Berlin, and of course GALILEO FOR MOBILITY will be present! With 2,955 exhibitors from 60 countries in 2016 InnoTrans is the industry’s leading international trade fair, occupying all of the Berlin exhibition grounds. Are you looking for an insightful discussion about how we can foster the adoption of Galileo for Mobility as a Service, or want to know more about our Pilot Sites? You will find GALILEO FOR MOBILITY at the UITP Stand 209 in Hall 7.1b. You can find a floorplan here. Hoping to see you in Berlin!
On Monday 17 September (11:00 – 12:30) GALILEO FOR MOBILITY organises a session on Maximising the potential and the market uptake of the EGNSS in mobility at the ITS World Congress in Copenhagen. Customer access to Mobility as a Service (MaaS) offering is likely to happen through a mobile application, which collets mobility needs of the user and offers the different alternatives for traveling. Instant geolocation of user and vehicles available are then necessary to match supply and demand. Satellite navigation technologies are widely used for this purpose and it´s a key enabler for most of the services. This session [...]
From 11 to 13 July, all partners of GALILEO FOR MOBILITY traveled to Spain for the Consortium Meeting and the Advisory Group Meeting in Barcelona. Kicking off on Wednesday the 11th, the consortium meeting started with an update on the project by Coordinator Pildo, after which WP2 and WP3 activities were discussed. The Thursday saw the all-day advisory group meeting, where three topics were discussed. The first discussion focused on the project pilots and opportunities for partnerships and scalability, the second one on big data on transport and how to exploit massive geolocation data, and the third one focussed on [...]
GALILEO FOR MOBILITY was present during TRA (Transport Research Arena) 2018, which took place from 16 to 19 April in Vienna. TRA is the biggest European Research and Technology Conference on transport and mobility. The overarching this seventh edition was "A Digital ERA For Transport - Solutions for Society, Economy and Environment". It was the first time that GALILEO FOR MOBILITY was presented to such a big audience. Visitors found us at the UITP stand, where interesting sessions, technical demonstrations and a stand exhibition drew many visitors to the stand. GALILEO FOR MOBILITY would like to thank all visitors for their interest [...]
GALILEO FOR MOBILITY partner Metropolitan Area of Barcelona (AMB) recently launched the first bus on demand service in Barcelona metropolitan region, a service that connects Tiana (Maresme) to Badalona’s Can Ruti hospital. Operating under the technology platform developed by Pildo Labs, it’s the first stage of the GALILEO FOR MOBILITY Public Transport on Demand pilot in Barcelona. You can read the original news here (in Catalan): http://www.amb.cat/es/web/amb/actualitat/sala-de-premsa/notes-de-premsa/detall/-/notapremsa/l-amb-posa-en-marxa-la-primera-linia-de-bus-metropolita-directe-a-la-demanda/6944805/11696