What3words

Ontario Police Use ‘what3words’ Location App to Rescue Missing Hikers

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) last week rescued a group of three hikers who went missing in Halfway Provincial Park, thanks largely in part to the "what3words" app — reports CTV News. what3words is a free-to-use location app that assigns a unique, three-word string to every three squared metres of the planet. Three-word strings from the...

Burlington Fire Department Starts Using ‘What3words’ Location App

The Burlington Fire Department has started using an innovative new, free-to-use location app called ‘what3words,’ which can help locate anyone who needs assistance and cannot provide an exact location (via The Bay Observer).  The app can work offline when there is unreliable or no data connection and can locate a person on a trail, in a...