CASA|Networks Software AG
The CASA|Networks Software AG is a consultant and distributor for companies operating in the field of graphical-dynamical information management, data hygiene and data standardization. The principal areas of expertise are standardized ubiquitous acquisition, management and interactive supply of object-oriented, vector-based geometric patterns, as well as their connection to custom workflows or external applications.
Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH (DFS)
The satellite navigation division of the DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH is offering services connected with the utilization of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) for aviation in Germany:
- Prediction of the availability of GPS RAIM at certain airports for pilots (RAIM “Receiver Autonomous Integrity Monitoring” is a technology for checking the integrity of GPS)
- Measuring disturbances at GPS frequencies on the ground and in the air
- Recording of GPS data for service validation and accident investigation.
DFS supports the development of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) and is a driving force for the development of satellite based landing systems (GBAS – Ground Based Augmentation System) of the next generation.
The DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH is in charge of air traffic control in Germany. It is a state-owned company under private law with 5.200 employees and provides for safe and on time operation of flights. The employees of DFS are coordinating more then 10.000 aircraft movements per day in German airspace and above 3 million movements per annum. Germany has the biggest volume of air traffic in Europe. The DFS is running flight control centres in Langen, Bremen, Karlsruhe and München. In addition, the DFS personnel work on the control towers of all 17 international airports in Germany, as well as in the EUROCONTROL headquarters in Maastricht, the Netherlands. DFS has the following Operational Divisions: Control Center, Tower and Aeronautical Solutions.
Fraport AG is one of the leading groups in international airport business, running Frankfurt Airport, one of the most important air traffic hubs of the world. As an experienced airport manager, Fraport is transforming Frankfurt Airport into “Frankfurt Airport City” – an outstanding mobility, adventure and property site. Next to its service around air traffic, Fraport is a competent partner for airport retailing and real estate development.
HELABA - Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen
As a commercial bank, HELABA takes on the competition in the free market at home in Germany and abroad. As the S-Group Bank it provides products and services to support the business of the Sparkassen. As a development bank it discharges official duties and works to realize economic and structural policy objectives.
ISC Opcorner AG
The ISC Opcorner AG concentrates on positioning and navigation technology, as well as its integration in SAP. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of the ISC Business Technology AG. ISC Business Technology AG is a medium-sized IT consulting firm with headquarters in Switzerland. Its product portfolio includes consulting services for hardware and software, dedicated IT platforms, internet Platforms and development of software solutions based on ERP solutions from the market leader SAP in Walldorf.
Schenker is one of the world’s leading integrated logistic service providers. As a specialist for land transport in Europe by road and by rail, Schenker is connecting economic areas in more than thirty countries, by a dense net of regular services. Schenker specializes in global solutions for air cargo and sea freight, as well as in associated logistics services.
The “Forum for Satellite Navigation” is supporting co-operation of regional initiatives in Germany. The platform shall provide a basis for a broad exchange of experiences and information, and mediate nationwide networking of companies, science, associations, administration and end customers. The Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development (BMVBS) regards itself as a moderator and patron of the “Forum of Satellite Navigation”.