Capita integrates what3words into ControlWorks to support emergency services

Capita has integrated location finding app what3words into its ControlWorks solution to enable emergency services – such as police and fire & rescue services – to respond to incidents when callers are unable to describe their exact location. This completes…

3 random words saved bushwalker with a broken leg on a cold, wet day

A random selection of strangely lyrical words, “murky founding spoonfuls”, led emergency services to massive rocks where bushwalker Cornelia Gratzer had broken her leg in two places on a cold and wet day while she was bushwalking on Tasmania’s Flinders…

The new addressing system helping UK emergency services

Emergencies can happen anywhere, from a wildfire in a park to an incident outside one of the gates at a crowded stadium. Saying precisely where first responders are needed is crucial but can sometimes be near impossible for callers to…

Capita and what3words unite to improve emergency services

Capita plc (Capita) has joined forces with location start-up what3words to help police and fire services respond to emergency incidents with precise accuracy – even when callers are unable to explain or describe where they are. what3word’s location-finding app will…

UK Emergency Services roll out what3words in control rooms to save resources, time and lives

British Police Forces and Emergency Services around the UK have announced the initial rollout of what3words into their operations. In certain areas, callers can now give a 3 word address over the phone when they call 999 and help will…

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