Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clients

Image This is the place to discuss issues that are relevant for locations in the US. For any other discussions, please use the main forums.

Moderator: MapSir

Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby dsfargeg » Mon Aug 24, 2015 3:04 pm

whatnt wrote:
dsfargeg wrote:Is there a way to test without driving?


Yes. You can create directions using the app that travel over the desired segment. Then with Android, you can open the *.tts files with an app like ES File Explorer. Use that app's own player to open them as audio. They are stored in \waze\tts\database\. Then \Jane\ if you're using the Jane voice.

I don't think it is possible to browse such folders with iOS.

Wow, that's awesome! Should this go on the wiki page?

Sent from my XT830C using Tapatalk
dsfargeg
Area Manager
Area Manager
 
Posts: 55
Joined: Fri Aug 07, 2015 1:05 am
Location: Hilton, NY, USA
Has thanked: 23 times
Been thanked: 19 times

Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby dsfargeg » Mon Aug 24, 2015 10:57 am

PesachZ wrote:
dsfargeg wrote:
PesachZ wrote:This is not a problem with the word Latta, rather related to an overarching problem with exit names.


This happens far from the freeway though. I cringe every time i drive it. [WHITE SMILING FACE]

Original UR

If you give me a permalink to the exact segment it happens with, (Turning from which segment, to which segment) I can test that specific case too.

Sent using Tapatalk for Android

Sure. I'll drive that way to work this morning and send the exact segment

Is there a way to test without driving?
dsfargeg
Area Manager
Area Manager
 
Posts: 55
Joined: Fri Aug 07, 2015 1:05 am
Location: Hilton, NY, USA
Has thanked: 23 times
Been thanked: 19 times

Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby dsfargeg » Mon Aug 24, 2015 9:54 am

PesachZ wrote:This is not a problem with the word Latta, rather related to an overarching problem with exit names.


This happens far from the freeway though. I cringe every time i drive it. ☺

Original UR
dsfargeg
Area Manager
Area Manager
 
Posts: 55
Joined: Fri Aug 07, 2015 1:05 am
Location: Hilton, NY, USA
Has thanked: 23 times
Been thanked: 19 times

Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby dsfargeg » Mon Aug 24, 2015 1:39 am

Jane is mispronouncing "Latta Road" in Greece, NY, as "Landa".

Both A's are pronounced as in "rat". (Jane actually gets this right)

Here's a UR for it, and I can confirm as I drive it frequently.

Interestingly enough it is pronounced correctly when I'm a few miles away from the exit on the local freeway, but it is pronounced incorrectly when I am about to exit.
dsfargeg
Area Manager
Area Manager
 
Posts: 55
Joined: Fri Aug 07, 2015 1:05 am
Location: Hilton, NY, USA
Has thanked: 23 times
Been thanked: 19 times

Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby driving79 » Wed Jun 11, 2014 10:28 pm

I did not, I only did the manual map tile refresh. I have just done the TTS though. Other ones where this was wrong are ok now though. This was my first one I ran into since the updates. I'll report back if it does it again, thanks!
Local Champ
Southeast Regional Coordinator (AL, FL, GA)
Southeast Wazeo - https://wazeopedia.waze.com/wiki/USA/USA/Southeast
driving79
US Waze Champs
US Waze Champs
 
Posts: 1950
Joined: Mon Jul 18, 2011 6:45 am
Location: Florida
Has thanked: 174 times
Been thanked: 1096 times

Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby driving79 » Wed Jun 11, 2014 10:14 pm

Was north as "en" supposed to be fixed now? Other places seem to be ok recently. This is saying "en" still: Image
Local Champ
Southeast Regional Coordinator (AL, FL, GA)
Southeast Wazeo - https://wazeopedia.waze.com/wiki/USA/USA/Southeast
driving79
US Waze Champs
US Waze Champs
 
Posts: 1950
Joined: Mon Jul 18, 2011 6:45 am
Location: Florida
Has thanked: 174 times
Been thanked: 1096 times

Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby driving79 » Wed Jun 11, 2014 10:12 pm

Yes, it was not correct (not naming names) :) and I corrected it. I agree, it should not matter.
Local Champ
Southeast Regional Coordinator (AL, FL, GA)
Southeast Wazeo - https://wazeopedia.waze.com/wiki/USA/USA/Southeast
driving79
US Waze Champs
US Waze Champs
 
Posts: 1950
Joined: Mon Jul 18, 2011 6:45 am
Location: Florida
Has thanked: 174 times
Been thanked: 1096 times

Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby driving79 » Wed Jun 11, 2014 5:09 pm

On a ramp in Jacksonville, FL this is saying STREET: to I-295 S St. Augustine.
Local Champ
Southeast Regional Coordinator (AL, FL, GA)
Southeast Wazeo - https://wazeopedia.waze.com/wiki/USA/USA/Southeast
driving79
US Waze Champs
US Waze Champs
 
Posts: 1950
Joined: Mon Jul 18, 2011 6:45 am
Location: Florida
Has thanked: 174 times
Been thanked: 1096 times

Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby DrDisaster » Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:59 pm

I see. Didn't know that.
Image
DrDisaster | Rank 5 editor, Country Manager, Rochester, NY.

Actively editing in Western NY & Finger Lakes; North Florida.

Specializing in: Major Traffic Events (MTE); Global Event Partner (GEP) program; Waze Virtual Emergency Operations Center (VEOC); colleges and universities.
DrDisaster
 
Posts: 826
Joined: Sun Jan 04, 2015 8:05 pm
Location: Rochester, New York, USA
Has thanked: 547 times
Been thanked: 118 times

Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby DrDisaster » Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:40 pm

.
Last edited by DrDisaster on Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:05 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Image
DrDisaster | Rank 5 editor, Country Manager, Rochester, NY.

Actively editing in Western NY & Finger Lakes; North Florida.

Specializing in: Major Traffic Events (MTE); Global Event Partner (GEP) program; Waze Virtual Emergency Operations Center (VEOC); colleges and universities.
DrDisaster
 
Posts: 826
Joined: Sun Jan 04, 2015 8:05 pm
Location: Rochester, New York, USA
Has thanked: 547 times
Been thanked: 118 times

PreviousNext

Return to United States

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users