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via donau

via donau - Österreichische Wasserstraßen-Gesellschaft mbH

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

Employees > 250
Turnover > 10M€
Export quota space
  Research Development Production Engineering
Launchers and Manned Flight        
Ground Segment        
Instruments and Payloads        
Satellite-based Services

via donau - Österreichische Wasserstraßen-Gesellschaft mbH
Donau-City-Straße 1, 1220 Wien
+43 5 04321 1615
Contact: Jürgen Trögl
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Last modification: 2018-06-12