In the network of First Russia-China EXPO and the first Russia-China forum on satellite navigation held in Harbin a meeting between non-profit partnership GLONASS and Chinese satellite navigation office (also known as SCNO) dedicated to usage of satellite navigation technologies took place, press-service of Transas reports. Vice-president of GLONASS, Evgeny Belyanko, and Deputy Director of SCNO, Yang Jun, acted as moderators of the meeting.
The parties discussed the development of cooperation in the area of satellite navigation and usage of GLONASS/Beidou technologies. They have also confirmed the necessity of establishing the satellite navigation subcommittee in the network of Russian-Chinese Commission responsible for preparation of regular meetings between prime ministers. The participants of the meeting have also defined the following key areas of cooperation:
- Development and harmonization of the countries’ standards in the area of satellite navigation;
- Joint development and promotion of GLONASS/Beidou navigation products in the area of microelectronics and equipment for consumers and neighboring areas;
- Cooperation in the area of transport and related areas.
The parties have also agreed on implementing a number of pilot projects. One of them is construction ofmonitoring and correcting stations used for ship traffic monitoring on one of China’s rivers. Transas Group will develop the stations and carry out system integration. Themonitoring and correcting stations processing data provided by GLONASS/Beidou/GPS systems will be used for ship traffic monitoring in order to increase the navigation accuracy.
Transas plans to expand its presence in this segment of Chinese market and also focus on promotion of products intended for aviation, the press-service reports with reference to Deputy CEO of Transas, Yuri Ishutin.