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

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

Postby whatnt » Sun Nov 15, 2015 8:44 pm

Here's an instruction with Gropp Ave:

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

Postby whatnt » Fri Nov 13, 2015 9:04 pm

It's a little tough to hear, but it does say Gropp. Unfortunately the forum won't allow mp3 attachments.
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby whatnt » Tue Nov 03, 2015 4:03 pm

The sound recording.
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby whatnt » Tue Nov 03, 2015 2:53 pm

KB_Steveo wrote:Based on my knowledge of the Spanish language, I think it should be more like cahn-ya-da road. I sent a PM to whatnt to check in here and give a local's perspective.


Sounds good! Thanks PesachZ and KB_Steveo.
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby whatnt » Mon Oct 19, 2015 2:06 am

ottonomy wrote:How about this?


That's it!
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby whatnt » Sun Oct 18, 2015 4:54 pm

No. Long e's and emphasis on first syllable. And hard V like vē.

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

Postby whatnt » Sun Oct 18, 2015 4:00 pm

Actually, its more like 'lēvs-lē . Two syllables with emphasis on the first.
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby whatnt » Mon Sep 28, 2015 4:10 am

Is there any word on including Ñ (énye) in Jane?

Waze is currently mispronouncing "Cañada" of the road here and the college name here like the country name.

The locals are stirring ;)

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

Postby whatnt » Tue Aug 25, 2015 2:15 pm

PesachZ wrote:OK does this sound better?


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

Postby whatnt » Mon Aug 24, 2015 3:01 pm

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.
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