ESA reference: ESA AO 1-8593/16/NL/NR
Full title of the project: VDES Future/Jericho - Assessing the potential of future maritime applications in the context of VDE (VHF Data Exchange System)
Project value: 150 000,00 €
Co-financing: Project co-financed from ARTES (IAP) programme, under „ARTES Integrated Applications Promotion Statement of Work" programme, ARTES 20-9C.061
Project duration: 2017-2018 (9 months)
Partners: 4 partners from Poland: National Institute of Technology, Creotech Instruments S.A., Gdynia Maritime University, Excodus.
Leading partner: Creotech Instruments S.A.
Project aim: Identification and specification of new viable VDES services, combining space and non-space assets.
NIT tasks: Wireless Systems and Networks Department - Z-8 in Gdańsk (together with Gdynia Maritime University) conducts a feasibility study to define two services utilizing VDES system:
Service 1: transmission of safety information (MSI),
Service 2: managing rescue and search operations SAR, mainly communicating search schemes between units participating in operation.