Share my drive...going to work while standing in the house!

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Re: Share my drive...going to work while standing in the hou

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Wed Jan 16, 2013 3:42 pm

enormekever wrote:Seems to me like functionality meant for driving through tunnels etc.

That's a good point, but it seems to need more work. :)
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Re: Share my drive...going to work while standing in the hou

Postby CBenson » Tue Jan 15, 2013 4:16 pm

When you say she was standing next to you waiting for your son to get out of the bathroom, does that mean the phone didn't have a GPS lock. I have had the share my ride give some strange results when waze doesn't have my actual position. But I haven't seen anything like this when my phone has a GPS lock.
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Re: Share my drive...going to work while standing in the hou

Postby CBenson » Tue Jan 15, 2013 8:34 pm

dmcconachie wrote:Very odd. Reproduceable? Or a one-off?

What I see is reproducible. If I turn off the GPS in my phone, start waze, set a route, share my drive to my own email, open the email, click the link, then what is shown on the link is a map with my route and a wazer icon moving along the route. The icon will just continue to move along the route even though I'm stationary. Of course waze doesn't know whether I'm moving or not because the GPS is off. If I then turn on the GPS and get a fix, the icon will snap to my actual position on the route.
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Re: Share my drive...going to work while standing in the hou

Postby dmcconachie » Tue Jan 15, 2013 1:16 pm

It should be far more accurate than that. And with an update interval of closer to 1 minute in my experience.
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Re: Share my drive...going to work while standing in the hou

Postby dmcconachie » Tue Jan 15, 2013 1:40 pm

Very odd. Reproduceable? Or a one-off?
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Re: Re: Share my drive...going to work while standing in the

Postby dmcconachie » Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:23 am

sven-gross wrote:I have that,too. I sit in office, but Waze shows I still drive around

But presumably you don't drive in your office so a small bug at worst. Share once you have a GPS fix instead of before and it shouldn't be a problem judging by previous comments.
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Re: Share my drive...going to work while standing in the hou

Postby enormekever » Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:24 pm

Seems to me like functionality meant for driving through tunnels etc.
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Share my drive...going to work while standing in the house!

Postby jteammn » Tue Jan 15, 2013 1:07 pm

Has anyone tried the share my drive feature? My wife uses waze to go to work and she set it up to share her ride (instead of using glimpse). And, as she was waiting for my son to get out of the bathroom, the bit.ly link showed her traveling many miles while standing next to me.

I don't understand why, if waze knows the actual position, it is that wildly off the mark. Sure, I understand limiting the updates to a certain interval (find my friends appears to have a 1 minute interval) but this was ridiculous.
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Re: Share my drive...going to work while standing in the hou

Postby jteammn » Tue Jan 15, 2013 1:26 pm

dmcconachie wrote:It should be far more accurate than that. And with an update interval of closer to 1 minute in my experience.


That's what I figured it should be. It seemed to just move on the basis of time with no reset for actual position. We watched it for five minutes as her smile chugged its way to work.

This appears to be a server issue as it is not correcting for actual position.
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Re: Share my drive...going to work while standing in the hou

Postby sven-gross » Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:53 am

I have that,too. I sit in office, but Waze shows I still drive around
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