As the Austrian waterway operator, viadonau is also responsible for the expansion and operation of River Information Services (RIS). GNSS is decisively important for safety-critical and navigation-related services. Here, viadonau researches and tests the added value and possibilities of Galileo and DGNSS.
Technologies and competences
viadonau is actively involved with GNSS (GPS and Galileo) and DGNSS (EGNOS and DGNSS over AIS) and their use in inland navigation. Further, viadonau is operating a VRS (Virtual Reference Station network) providing accurate DGNSS corrections for the Danube area in Austria.
Products and services in space
- Automatic Identification System (AIS)
- DGNSS usage
- Donau River Information Services (DoRIS)
Space related test benches, laboratories, etc.
RIS test system that provides all RIS technologies (AIS, GPS, Galileo, EGNOS) used in operations