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Turn Your Satnav Ideas Into Your Own Business
2014-04-21 10:25:26

ESA Propose a great satnav idea and win a prize with ESA support to create your own business. Previous winners are now running companies with systems for athlete tracking and indoor navigation, and many are supported by ESA’s Business Incubation Centres. Launched this week at the European Navigation Conference in Rotterdam, the annual European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) recognizes products, services and innovations designed to improve our daily lives with the help of...

Prestigious Prizes Given To Indoor Navigation And First Aid Apps
2012-10-29 12:48:49

ESA An indoor navigation system for smartphones has won this year´s Galileo Master prize, while ESA´s Innovation Prize goes to a first aid app that provides emergency support. The international jury choose a novel solution for indoor navigation as the best satnav application at this year´s European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC). The competition´s top award, the Galileo Master 2012 prize, went to Fraunhofer Portugal and the University of Porto for...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'