[OSM-talk] sending location from a smart phone.

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Sun Aug 18 07:37:34 UTC 2019


On 18/08/2019 08:35, Tom Hughes wrote:
> On 18/08/2019 02:22, John Whelan wrote:
> 
>> Apparently some Fire brigades ask people who are lost on moors etc to 
>> download What3words then tell them their location.
> 
> In the UK any even vaguely modern smartphone will send location data
> with a 999 call anyway, as Ed made clear in response to all that press
> the other day:
> 
> https://twitter.com/edparsons/status/1162766686912700417

Actually this is the better version with the link to how it works:

https://twitter.com/edparsons/status/1162376705492885504

Works on Android 4 and later for Android phones.

Tom

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