Posts tagged as what3words

Emergency services adopt three-word-addresses in control rooms

British Police Forces and Emergency Services around the UK have rolled out What3words into their operations, allowing callers to give a three-word address over the phone when they call 999. Identifying precisely where help is needed in an emergency is critical, but can be near impossible in places with no addresses or where addresses cover […]

Address system sees wider adoption

In the previous two months What3words has experienced growing adoption of its three-word address system across various industries, including construction, ecommerce, logistics, supply chain, routing and more. The addressing system offers granular location information and is available in 26 languages. In South Africa, iStore, the sole distributor of Apple products in sub-Saharan Africa, is now […]

Addressing system wins innovation award

What3words recently collected two awards at the AppsAfrica Innovation Awards 2017 in Cape Town, both the Best Enterprise Solution award and the Disruptive Innovation award. There were over 300 entries for the awards, which celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa, with the finalists judged by an independent panel of industry experts. […]