brussels - Businesses, public services and citizens from Thursday to use the opportunities of the European navigation network Galileo. The satellite, for example, appropriately equipped cars and cell phones provide much more precise navigation.
Emergency services can to rescue and other emergency situations and make free use of authorities provides opportunities for encryption. The very accurately delivers the precise time. Thursday the system goes live. The European Commission called on entrepreneurs to develop innovative services on Wednesday.
Of the final thirty Galileo satellites now eighteen hang on more than 22 000 km from Earth. The EU network over time can provide an alternative to the American GPS network. Galileo is expected to be fully operational in 2020.