Broke your ankle somewhere in the vast wilderness of Manitoba? Crashing your car on a highway somewhere outside of Toronto? With What3words launch technology, Canadians now have a new way to tell emergency responders exactly where they are – even if they don't know themselves. And some emergency services in Los Angeles and Arizona have adopted this technology.
What password divide the surface of the entire Earth into 57 trillion squares, each side about 10 feet (3 meters) long. It then assigns a unique three-word label to each patch so pedestrians can find a bullet, and tourists can find their motels. For example, Arizona's bendable Horseshoe overlooking the Colorado River is at narrate.optical.carry.