TAG: France

Trimble launches VRS Now correction service in France

June 27, 2017By

The Trimble VRS Now GNSS correction service is now available in France. The service is designed for a variety of geospatial and construction applications including surveying, cadastral, land administration, and urban and rural construction that would benefit from easy access to high-accuracy, centimeter-level positioning. Trimble also now provides Galileo support for VRS Now. Powered by the Trimble Pivot Platform, VRS Now in... read more

Railway in France to test GNSS for train control

February 8, 2017By

A region in France is working with SNCF (the French National Railway Company) to foster the emergence of new solutions — including GNSS technologies — for the operation and control of regional trains and railway infrastructure. On Sept. 1, the Occitanie/Pyrénées-Méditerranée Region and GUIDE (GNSS Testing Laboratory) signed an agreement to open a railway line to field tests for companies seeking... read more

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Canal+ broadcasts race with GPS GeoRacing system

November 17, 2015By

Canal+, a French cable television channel, used Trimaran’s GeoRacing GPS tracking and visualization system to improve live television coverage of the Tour de Corse 2015, the FIA World Rally Championship held on the island of Corsica in October. Through a combination of GPS data and advanced technologies like virtual timing and ghost visualization, Trimaran’s GeoRacing solution allowed Canal+ to track... read more

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Second Toulouse Symposium on Navigation and Timing Planned

September 10, 2015By

The Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC) and the French Space Agency’s “Satellite Positioning and Timing” Technical Skills Community (CNES CCT PDS) will hold the second edition of the International Technical Symposium on Navigation and Timing on Nov. 16-17, 2015, at the ENAC premises in Toulouse, France. The event is based on the following key elements: Technical presentations on hot topics related to... read more

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IGN France International to Update Congo’s Roadway Database

March 23, 2015By

A contract between the Congolese Ministry of Roads and Public Works and IGN France International for a preliminary study on updating the country’s existing roadways database was signed on Jan. 12 at the Congolese Embassy in France. Once this database is fully operational it will be used as a decision-making tool for the Ministry and various institutions in charge of road network maintenance,... read more

Thales to Provide GPS SAASM Receivers for French Navy Lynx Helicopters

April 10, 2012By

Thales has been awarded a contract by the Service Industriel de l'Aéronautique (SIAé), France's military aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul service, to supply stand-alone GPS receivers for the French Navy's Lynx helicopters, which are currently being upgraded by the French defence procurement agency (DGA). read more

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