What is What3words, this app that wants to change our addresses?

INFOGRAPHIC – Created in 2013, the British company has developed a geolocation system that should be easier to use than traditional addresses and other GPS coordinates. And which now equips many vehicles around the world.

Who has never rebelled against that friend who arranges to meet you in a park that stretches over several tens of hectares, where it is impossible to meet? Or against this uncle, who can’t give you the GPS coordinates of his position? Or are you even faced with a lack of mobile network, which prevents you from geolocating to notify the emergency services or continue your journey while hiking? The company “What3words”, founded more than ten years ago and headquartered in London, found the answer to all these problems. And it’s a lot smarter than you think…

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