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 rcenteno_davis » Fri Jan 11, 2013 5:43 pm

GizmoGuy411, I still don't see the entry for "Pkwy" (only P capitalized), but for "PKWY" (all caps).
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby rcenteno_davis » Fri Jan 11, 2013 4:17 pm

We also have some usage of "Pkwy" in my area and TTS does say "parkway" as expected. The doc has an entry for PKWY (in all caps). Do we need to add a separate row?
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby rcenteno_davis » Sun Jan 06, 2013 6:37 pm

I have confirmed (as others) that Intl is pronounced as "Intel". So, despite what the road signs say, should we expand Intl as International (for airports)?
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby ramblinwreck_81 » Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:43 pm

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ramblinwreck_81 wrote:Any resolution on this one? ("Cmns" is pronounced "C M N S")

https://www.waze.com/editor/?env=usa&lo ... s=74362145

"Commons" should be spelled out.


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

Postby ramblinwreck_81 » Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:42 pm

ramblinwreck_81 wrote:
TheChrisK wrote:Kissimmee (Florida) is pronounced by Jane as "KES-a-me". It should be "Ki-SIM-ee".


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

Postby ramblinwreck_81 » Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:42 pm

TheChrisK wrote:Kissimmee (Florida) is pronounced by Jane as "KES-a-me". It should be "Ki-SIM-ee".


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

Postby ramblinwreck_81 » Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:56 pm

PesachZ wrote:
unlimited1808 wrote:Cmns as an abbreviation for Commons is being pronounced as "C M N S" by Jane.

https://www.waze.com/editor/?env=usa&lo ... st=4698608

Has this abbreviation been deprecated since the update to Jane (and the original abbreviation wiki page) or is it being worked on for an update?

Cmn and Cmns are both not supported by Jane. However they are both on a list we are actively checking to determine if we should add support for them. We should have a decision shortly, once we finish testing and researching the list.

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Any resolution on this one? ("Cmns" is pronounced "C M N S")

https://www.waze.com/editor/?env=usa&lo ... s=74362145
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby ramblinwreck_81 » Wed Dec 23, 2015 1:15 pm

understand. is there anything else I need to do?

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

Postby ramblinwreck_81 » Wed Dec 23, 2015 12:27 am

Trying to solve a UR but I have heard the same instructions myself when driving to this road.

PL is above.

What it should sound like is "Base" (above) and what it does sound like is "Bass" (posted above).

The voice instructions recite the "to Dobbins Air Reserve" as above in the PL, only it says "Bass" vice "Base".
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby ramblinwreck_81 » Mon Dec 21, 2015 6:35 pm

I'm not sure if I just list words here that are misspoken in the app or if I put them on a list somewhere. Please let me know the right protocol.

The waze app pronounces "Base" like "Bass" (as in the fish).

Example, "Dobbins Air Reserve Base" is currently pronounced "Dobbins Air Reserve Bass"

PL: https://www.waze.com/editor/?env=usa&lo ... st=4923144
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