With what3words, Chris Sheldrick and his team have divided the entire planet into three-meter squares and assigned each a unique, three-word identifier, like famous.splice.writers or blocks.evenly.breed, giving a precise address to the billions of people worldwide who don’t have one. In this quick talk about a big idea, Sheldrick explains the economic and political implications of giving everyone an accurate address — from building infrastructure to sending aid to disaster zones to delivering hot pizza.
We have named every 3mx3m in the world with unique combination of 3 words.
Geospatial Start up of the Year is valuable recognition for What3Words.
The Idea behind what3words was to use words 3 words as it is easy for people to grasp.
We use latitude and longitude with our algorithm to generate 3 words addressing.
We do not use any address or pass code or anything which is much bigger then 3 meters.
What3words is being used postal service companies of Mongolia and the World Bank in Tanzania.
People expects and demand everything in their life to be precise accurate location so important in today’s world.
Whats3words will launch a product very soon which will have voice records for three words.
We are looking for collaboration and integration which could bring us more consumers in more countries.