EGNOS in Precision Agriculture: an affordable entry Technology for a wide Range of Applications Capigi, Amsterdam, 05 Apri...
<ul><li>EGNOS and Galileo </li></ul><ul><li>Precision Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>EGNOS market and value added </li></ul...
<ul><li>Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) </li></ul><ul><li>Measures and improved GPS performance </li></ul><ul><...
EGNOS, it’s there. Use it! EGNOS, it’s there. Use it. EGNOS availability <ul><li>EGNOS is the European Geostationary Navig...
End users User-specific information Value-added service provider EDAS on the way – Plug in for free EDAS is now available....
Galileo Implementation Plan Galileo System Testbed v1 Validation of critical algorithms Galileo System Testbed v2 2 initia...
<ul><li>EGNOS and Galileo </li></ul><ul><li>Precision Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>EGNOS market and value added </li></ul...
What is Precision Agriculture? <ul><li>Precision Agriculture refers to the use of satellite navigation, sensors, aerial im...
Why Precision Agriculture? <ul><li>Agriculture challenges: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rise in the demand of crops: </li></ul></...
Why EGNOS in Agriculture?  High Precision, Low Cost Link to Video of EGNOS in Agriculture
<ul><li>EGNOS and Galileo </li></ul><ul><li>Precision Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>EGNOS market and value added </li></ul...
EGNOS has a wide range of applications … EGNOS application domain c.1m Low-value crop cultivation (e.g. cereals) and low-a...
…  and generates strong benefits for farmers <ul><li>Traditionally, precision agriculture have been characterised by signi...
0 EZ-GUIDE 250 <ul><li>Pass to pass accuracy of +/- 15 cm </li></ul><ul><li>EGNOS-only corrections </li></ul><ul><li>Ideal...
GNSS technologies impact differently on each phase depending on the cultivation structure pag.  Activity Parameter For eac...
NPV per technology and farm’s hectares – The case of durum wheat Example for Durum Wheat  Net present value per technology...
<ul><li>EGNOS and Galileo </li></ul><ul><li>Precision Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>EGNOS market and value added </li></ul...
“ Harvesting” EGNOS potential Enhancing EGNOS adoption  Measure Seed Fertilise Harvest Analyse the market Create awareness...
Value chain of GNSS in Agriculture
Strong effort on Key levers Maximise EGNOS penetration in Agriculture Market awareness Partnerships with Industry players ...
 
DLG Feldtage 2010 Hannover, Germany
www.egnos-portal.eu Reinhard Blasi, Market Development Officer, GSA [email_address]
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  • GSTB V1 objectives GPS measurements collected world-wide by a network of stations and processed off-line to verify GALILEO Timing, Navigation and Integrity concepts Successful completion in December 2004 with the provision of validated prototype algorithms and models to the Ground Mission Segment IOV Phase CDE1 Contract GSTB V2 objectives Experimental GALILEO Satellite programme Precursor of the IOV Phase Securing GALILEO filings and validating on-board technology in the MEO radiation environment IOV Objectives Verification of all space, ground and user components, including their interfaces, prior to full system deployment Analysis of system performance with the view to refine the FOC system prior to full system deployment Verification of the adequacy of the siting requirements Verification of Navigation Processing Verification of integrity processing regarding the establishment of SISA and IF confidence levels, characterisation of feared events and TTA analysis UERE budget characterisation Deployment risk reduction Verification of operational procedures FOC
  • EGNOS in Precision Agriculture: an affordable entry Technology for a wide Range of Applications

    1. 1. EGNOS in Precision Agriculture: an affordable entry Technology for a wide Range of Applications Capigi, Amsterdam, 05 April 2011 Reinhard Blasi, Market Development Officer, GSA
    2. 2. <ul><li>EGNOS and Galileo </li></ul><ul><li>Precision Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>EGNOS market and value added </li></ul><ul><li>EGNOS Market initiatives </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) </li></ul><ul><li>Measures and improved GPS performance </li></ul><ul><li>Sends corrections to users via satellite or terrestrial links (EDAS) </li></ul><ul><li>Certified for Safety Of Life since March 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Covers most of EU </li></ul><ul><li>Expansion to Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe planned for 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) </li></ul><ul><li>Compatible with most other GNSS </li></ul><ul><li>Inter-operable with GPS </li></ul><ul><li>2 prototypes launched (GIOVE) </li></ul><ul><li>18 satellites in 2014/15 </li></ul><ul><li>Will support 5 services </li></ul>The European Satellite Programme: EGNOS/EDAS and Galileo
    4. 4. EGNOS, it’s there. Use it! EGNOS, it’s there. Use it. EGNOS availability <ul><li>EGNOS is the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service </li></ul><ul><li>EGNOS improves the accuracy of position measurements by sending out signals that correct GPS data and providing information on its reliability </li></ul><ul><li>EGNOS signal is free and already widely used in agriculture </li></ul>
    5. 5. End users User-specific information Value-added service provider EDAS on the way – Plug in for free EDAS is now available. This allows any interested party is invited to sign up During the evaluation of the free trial different market scenarios are currently assessed including service and system enhancements http://www.gsa.europa.eu/go/egnos/edas <ul><li>EGNOS data (real-time): </li></ul><ul><li>RIMS raw observations </li></ul><ul><li>SBAS messages </li></ul>The EDAS Service is operational and yields benefits for its users www.egnos-portal.eu
    6. 6. Galileo Implementation Plan Galileo System Testbed v1 Validation of critical algorithms Galileo System Testbed v2 2 initial test satellites In-Orbit Validation 4 IOV satellites plus ground segment Initial Operational Capability Early Services for OS, SAR, PRS 18 satellites 2003 2005 2011/12 2014/2015 Full Operational Capability All services, 30 satellites 2019/2020 In order for Galileo to be recognized by the downstream market as the second satellite navigation system of choice it is key to deliver early services as soon as 2014/2015.
    7. 7. <ul><li>EGNOS and Galileo </li></ul><ul><li>Precision Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>EGNOS market and value added </li></ul><ul><li>EGNOS Market initiatives </li></ul>
    8. 8. What is Precision Agriculture? <ul><li>Precision Agriculture refers to the use of satellite navigation, sensors, aerial images, and other tools to determine optimum sowing density, fertiliser cover and other inputs </li></ul>“ Precision Agriculture is about doing the right thing, in the right place, in the right way, at the right time”
    9. 9. Why Precision Agriculture? <ul><li>Agriculture challenges: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rise in the demand of crops: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Population increase </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chemical industry diversification </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bio-fuel demand </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Limited increase of the cultivable land </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Water shortage </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Energy prizes rise </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Precision Agriculture has an answer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Increase yield production </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Better management of resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduces: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chemical pollution </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Energy consumption </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Time </li></ul></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Why EGNOS in Agriculture? High Precision, Low Cost Link to Video of EGNOS in Agriculture
    11. 11. <ul><li>EGNOS and Galileo </li></ul><ul><li>Precision Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>EGNOS market and value added </li></ul><ul><li>EGNOS Market initiatives </li></ul>
    12. 12. EGNOS has a wide range of applications … EGNOS application domain c.1m Low-value crop cultivation (e.g. cereals) and low-accuracy operations (fertilising and reaping) c.2.5m Field measurement and boundary mapping and updating Legislation/ management c.2.5m Land parcel identification/ geo-traceability, post harvest pick-up and supervised tracking of livestock, manure, etc. Agro-logistic 2-5m Individual livestock positioning and virtual fencing Dairy c.2cm High-value crop cultivation (e.g. potatoes and vegetables) and/ or precision operations (sowing and transplanting) Arable Required accuracy level Application field Application category
    13. 13. … and generates strong benefits for farmers <ul><li>Traditionally, precision agriculture have been characterised by significant equipment investment and costs related to usage </li></ul><ul><li>EGNOS can offer an affordable precision solution by enhancing the benefits of Precision Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance precision </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate waste and over-application of fertilisers and herbicides </li></ul><ul><li>Save time and money </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce fatigue </li></ul><ul><li>Optimise crop yields </li></ul><ul><li>Increase profit margins </li></ul>EGNOS value added
    14. 14. 0 EZ-GUIDE 250 <ul><li>Pass to pass accuracy of +/- 15 cm </li></ul><ul><li>EGNOS-only corrections </li></ul><ul><li>Ideal for fertilising, seeding and spraying </li></ul><ul><li>Entry price, affordable for all farmers </li></ul>Product characteristics <ul><li>They start with EGNOS </li></ul><ul><li>They appreciate the benefits </li></ul><ul><li>In few years, some of them, migrate to advanced systems to cover new functions </li></ul>EGNOS effect on farmers # of tractors in use in EU-27 (000’ units) Source: Tractor & Device Manufacturers/MMFP 2012 2,822 240 (9%) 2011 2,810 200 (7%) 2010 2,799 166 (6%) 2009 2,788 136 (5%) GNSS equipped Not GNSS equipped 50% 50% Other (RTK/DGPS) EGNOS 44% 56% 37% 63% 30% 70% The number of GNSS devices is increasing and EGNOS is the preferred technology
    15. 15. GNSS technologies impact differently on each phase depending on the cultivation structure pag. Activity Parameter For each cultivation GNSS technology impact on cultivation with markers 2,36% 2,36% 2,49% GNSS technology impact on cultivation with no marker 2,36% 2,36% 3,55% 3,55% 2,36% Source: Experts’ interviews; Centre wallon de Recherches agronomiques EGNOS benefit for steering guidance Soil preparation First Treatments Seeding Treatment after planting Harvesting Primary tillage Secondary tillage Fertilizer application Seeding Plant protection products application and fertilizers Harvesting Labour Hour, Hours of usage of the machine Labour Hour, Hours of usage of the machine Labour Hour, Hours of machine usage Nitrogen, Phosphate, Potassium fertilizer Labour Hour, Hours of usage of the machine Labour Hour, Hours machine usage Herbicide, fertilizer and pesticides quantities Labour Hour, Hours of usage of the machine
    16. 16. NPV per technology and farm’s hectares – The case of durum wheat Example for Durum Wheat Net present value per technology and hectare Hectares € EGNOS DGPS RTK EGNOS 17 DGPS 35 RTK 97 NPV>0 (HA) Source: GSA CBA Example for steering guidance
    17. 17. <ul><li>EGNOS and Galileo </li></ul><ul><li>Precision Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>EGNOS market and value added </li></ul><ul><li>EGNOS Market initiatives </li></ul>
    18. 18. “ Harvesting” EGNOS potential Enhancing EGNOS adoption Measure Seed Fertilise Harvest Analyse the market Create awareness among manufacturers Identify EGNOS champions Exploit EGNOS value added
    19. 19. Value chain of GNSS in Agriculture
    20. 20. Strong effort on Key levers Maximise EGNOS penetration in Agriculture Market awareness Partnerships with Industry players Leverage Framework Program R&D effort to support adoption Test and exploit new service (EDAS) Key levers and concrete actions 1 3 2 4
    21. 22. DLG Feldtage 2010 Hannover, Germany
    22. 23. www.egnos-portal.eu Reinhard Blasi, Market Development Officer, GSA [email_address]

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