NovAtel has announced that it has been accepted as a full member of Galileo Services, the first company outside Europe to be inducted into this leading group of organisations. Galileo Services is a non-profit organisation made up of a consortium of businesses and agencies involved with Galileo satellite system downstream technology and services.
One of the goals of the organisation is to develop technologies and test out value added services and applications in order to fully exploit all possible Galileo business potential. Galileo is the European Union's state-of-the-art Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), which is expected to be fully operable from 2010 with up to 30 satellites orbiting the earth.
Galileo is designed for both civilian and government purposes and will be controlled and operated by civil management.
NovAtel is represented by GPSat Systems .