Turn By Turn Display

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Re: Turn By Turn Display

Postby sketch » Sun Oct 11, 2009 7:46 pm

Why have we gone from number of feet to "0.0 miles" when approaching turns? This seems like a step backwards. Seeing things like "512 feet" or "63 feet" may have been too much information, but "0.0 miles" is definitely not enough information. I'd recommend rounding to the nearest 25 or 50 feet, if nothing else.
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Re: Turn By Turn Display

Postby gijoecool » Thu Oct 08, 2009 1:51 pm

I agree that ETA needs to be added. Speed and compass could also be useful in some situations too. However, since I can see many users not wanting them, placing a toggle switch in the options for these labels would be optimal. This would allow users to choose what they want displayed on the screen and let them determine how valuable the extra screen space is.

Most other GPS applications offer these simple labels, and it would put Waze at a disadvantage not to include them.
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Re: Turn By Turn Display

Postby kasrhp » Wed Jul 08, 2009 1:09 am

I would say that ETA would be great. Speed, compass, and some other would be pointless. These are smaller screens, so only the most important info should be on the display. Most vehicles have a compass, and all have the speedometer.
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Re: Turn By Turn Display

Postby The Fej » Tue Jul 07, 2009 2:23 pm


It might be that adding the labels of ETA and distance should be added, though we are trying to conserve information since the mobile device screen is small and too much information means that there is less place for map display. As before, I will add it to the wish list.

I am not sure I got the part about the incorrect street/turn - if there is a right turn 1 mile ahead, the only name and arrow displayed will be of the turn, not of any info before it (the streets you are passing along the way). I.e. if you are to stay on the same road, no other information will be displayed, again, because of space restraints and trying not to overcrowd the screen with information. Did I misunderstand the issue you've raised ? Can you send a link with an example ?

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