MEDUSE workshop was held on 19th September 2013 in La Maddalena at the “Magazzini ex Ilva” premises (Cala Gavetta). 

Workshop Set-Up

Workshop set-up

Workshop starts with a brief survey on MEDUSE Project by the Mayor of La Maddalena Angelo Comiti.   After the Mayor introduction, a perspective from PNALM point of view has been presented by the PNALM President Giuseppe Bonanno.

From left: Massimo Pichini (Nextant, Project Coordinator), Alberto Fernández-Wyttenbach (GSA, Project Officer), Giuseppe Bonanno (PNALM President)

From left: Massimo Pichini (Nextant, Project Coordinator), Alberto Fernández-Wyttenbach (GSA, Project Officer), Giuseppe Bonanno (PNALM President)

Later, Alberto Fernández-Wyttenbach, the GSA MEDUSE Project Officer, explains the purpose of EGNOS in the maritime sector and how the MEDUSE Project fits in this context.

Alberto Fernández-Wyttenbach illustrates the European Context of the MEDUSE Project

Alberto Fernández-Wyttenbach illustrates the European Context of the MEDUSE Project

Massimo Pichini, MEDUSE Project Coordinator and NEXTANT Technical Director, starts the presentation of the MEDUSE Project System. After an overall discussion about the project, he illustrates MEDUSE Services and the Android applets implemented by NEXTANT.

Massimo Pichini presents MEDUSE Services and Android applications

Massimo Pichini presents MEDUSE Services and Android applications

It’s the turn of Giacomo Mangani, Blue Thread, that shows the functionalities and the architecture of the MEDUSE Marine Terminal, based on the marine standard protocol AIS.

Enrico Barro, VTCB Business Development Manager, describes how MEDUSE supports regulated services and applications such as pay-per-use” and “law enforcement”.

Later, Eutimio Tiliacos, ANESTI CEO, presents the business plan of the MEDUSE Project, showing the economic impact of MEDUSE adoption at La Maddalena Park.

After the lunch break, it’s time for a live session of MEDUSE. Marco Cappella, NEXTANT Software Engineer, and Alessandra Settin, VTCB Project Manager, demonstrates the main functionalities of MEDUSE showing the real system using simulated data.

The Workshop ends with an overview of Massimo Pichini about the future of MEDUSE Project.

The demonstration was attended by the following participant:

  • Alberto Fernández-Wyttenbach: GSA, MEDUSE Project Officer
  • Manuel Lopez Martinez: GSA, MEDUSE Project Officer
  • Katharina Gregor: GSA MEDUSE Business Reviewer
  • Doug Watson: GSA MEDUSE Technical Reviewer
  • Giuseppe Bonanno: PNALM President
  • Angelo Comiti: La Maddalena Mayor
  • Ing Vollero: Rome Coast Guard
  • Comandante Morelli: La Maddalena Coast Guard
  • Marine Reserve of Porto Conte and Tavolara, Municipality of Olbia and Province of Sassari
  • Italia Nostra
  • Enrico Lippi, Mario De Luca: PNALM Technical Manager
  • Massimo Pichini, Marco Cappella: NEXTANT
  • Alessandra Settin, Enrico Barro: VTCB
  • Giacomo Mangani: Blue Thread
  • Eutimio Tiliacos: Anesti LTD
  • Staff PNALM
Workshop participants
 
Workshop participants

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