European Global Position System Failure Points to the Importance of Location Technology

Pitney Bowes

What is being called a “major outage” by the European Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Agency, or GSA, highlights the critical importance played by the satellite systems that provide accurate positioning and time information to devices such as mobile phones, car navigation systems and other services such as land surveying.

The Enhanced 24 GPS satellite constellation. Source: Schriever AFB.

Global Navigation Satellite Systems

Caitlin Dempsey

Few tools have helped change and improve data collection within the field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) more than Global Positioning System (GPS).