“Despite Robin using the app, however, and passing the generated three words “prime, twice, shows”, to the call handler, he said they were still not able to pin down a location.”
“Initial information via W3W, gave the casualties location on Big Moor. We were suspicious of the integrity of the location, as the incident was reported at a bridge and not in the middle of the moor.
“After a fly over by Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance Helimed 54, no one could be seen. Further investigations and with the help of Phonefind technology, the new position showed her at the Packhorse bridge in South Burbage.
“All resources quickly relocated to South Burbage where the casualty and friend were rapidly located.”
Aaron Toponce, a systems administrator at XMission, received a letter on Thursday from London-based law firm JA Kemp representing What3Words, requesting that he delete tweets related to the open-source alternative, WhatFreeWords. The letter also demands that he disclose to the law firm the identity of the person or people with whom he had shared a copy of the software, agree that he would not make any further copies of the software and to delete any copies of the software he had in his possession.
Twisted your ankle on a fell and need help and want to know your What 3 Words location so you can pass this on to emergency services? Well, for a start do you have a mobile phone? Is it working or did you break it when you fell over? Has it still got charge or is the battery flat? Assuming it is working do you have a data connection? And if you do are the What 3 Words servers online?