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 CBenson » Fri Feb 17, 2012 3:49 pm

Yep, no problems with fractions here.
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby CBenson » Sat Feb 18, 2012 12:01 pm

Whats does "n/a" in the confirmed results column mean?
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby CBenson » Sat Feb 18, 2012 2:10 pm

Not that the info is too useful, but when there is no TTS available, does that mean the TTS engine tries to sound out the entry as a word or does it try to spell out the entry as letters?
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby CBenson » Sat Feb 18, 2012 3:39 pm

GizmoGuy411 wrote:I did not think it was important enough to keep track of.

Sound quite reasonable, given all that you are keeping track of.
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby CBenson » Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:49 pm

I recently passed through this ramp and noticed that "Hwys" does not work as an abbreviation. As far as the "trwy" goes, it sounds like "Trueway" to me.
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby CBenson » Mon Feb 27, 2012 3:41 pm

I just discovered that "Pr." is on a few BGSs around here as an abrieviation for "Prince." The TTS says "pea are."
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby CBenson » Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:20 pm

I see that you have a abbr. source column now. The ones I originally suggested were found in section 1.A.15 of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby CBenson » Mon Mar 05, 2012 4:54 pm

GizmoGuy411 wrote:Thanks to CBenson's link, I've also added the relavant abbreviations from the "Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Section 1A.15 Abbreviations Used on Traffic Control Devices" list today.
I would also note I was somewhat surprised (not having any use for the "Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices" expect for waze map editing) at how much each state might change that list. Here is Maryland's for example.
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby CBenson » Tue Mar 06, 2012 10:09 pm

I see that "Pr" has been added to the spreadsheet. Please note that the entries I have heard are for "Pr." - with the period (if that makes a difference).
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby CBenson » Mon Mar 12, 2012 4:35 pm

AlanOfTheBerg wrote:I thought we decided long(er) ago that differentiation should be with the period or without. Positional should make no difference. St=street, St.=saint, Dr=drive, Dr.=Drive, etc. Why make it more complicated?

Did you mean Dr.=Doctor?
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