node-red-node-what3words 0.0.5

A Node-RED node to convert locations to/from what3words

npm install node-red-node-what3words

A Node-RED node to convert positions to what3words...

Install

Run the following command in your Node-RED user directory - typically ~/.node-red

npm install node-red-node-what3words

Pre-reqs

You will need a valid API key from what3words

Usage

Uses What 3 Words to convert a location to 3 unique words. and vice versa. Don't ask... just try it...

To convert position to words it requires

  • msg.location.lat
  • msg.location.lon

or

  • msg.payload containing a string lat,lon

To convert words to position it requires

  • msg.payload containing a string of unique.three.words

The API-key is stored in a separate credentials file.

Note: This is an online service and requires a live internet connection and a valid API key to work correctly.

See what3words for more details.

Example flow:

[{"id":"f38eba15.0c7148","type":"inject","name":"","topic":"","payload":"calibrate.newlyweds.switched","payloadType":"string","repeat":"","crontab":"","once":false,"x":646,"y":319,"z":"cf058368.30fa8","wires":[["22d6b2a5.dd294e"]]},{"id":"22d6b2a5.dd294e","type":"what3words","title":"","name":"","x":881,"y":317,"z":"cf058368.30fa8","wires":[["9caf8aa8.635078"]]},{"id":"9caf8aa8.635078","type":"debug","name":"","active":true,"console":false,"complete":"true","x":1077,"y":315,"z":"cf058368.30fa8","wires":[]}]

Node Info

Version: 0.0.5
Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
License: Apache-2.0

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Nodes

  • what3words

Keywords

  • node-red
  • what3words

Maintainers

  • dceejay
  • knolleary