Voice Commands reference

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Voice Commands reference

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Sat Jul 14, 2012 7:45 pm

The Wiki does have a list of voice commands, but it's not complete nor does it give any tips or list the problems. I compiled this list from usage. There may be many commands I haven't found yet.

List updated January 31, 2013.

  • Drive, navigate, take, go
    • Home
    • Work
    • Office
  • Stop navigating, stop navigation
  • Cancel (exits without sending report/action)
  • Exit/turn off Waze {Currently not operating on iOS since moving to Apple-required Sleep Only option}
    • Shut down
    • Turn off
    • Stop waze
    • Switch off
    • Close app
  • Back (when in a sub-menu for reporting, goes up a menu level)
  • Report, send, saw, noticed, spotted, found, there is (often not necessary)
    • Hazard, danger (mostly unnecessary)
      • On Road
        • Object
        • Pot hole
        • Roadkill
        • Closed Lane
        • Oil
        • Ice
        • Construction
        • Car, vehicle
      • On Shoulder
        • Car, vehicle
        • Animals
        • Missing Sign
      • Weather
        • Fog, foggy
        • Hail
        • Snow
        • Flood
        • Monsoon
        • Tornado
        • Heat wave
        • Hurricane
        • Freezing rain
    • Traffic, jam
      • Moderate
      • Heavy
      • Standstill
    • Police, policeman
    • Accident
      • Minor
      • Major
    • Camera, speed trap
      • Speed
      • Fake, dummy
      • Red light, light

Alert Commands
  • Thanks
  • Not there, gone, false
  • Hide, close, dismiss
Last edited by AlanOfTheBerg on Wed Nov 12, 2014 6:56 pm, edited 2 times in total.
Reason: Updated for sleep changes
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Re: Voice Commands reference (from usage)

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Sat Jul 14, 2012 7:48 pm

Shortcuts for commands

The following voice commands can be issued directly without having to use "Report" or "Hazard." Often, the category and sub-category can be switched and the voice recognition will figure it out just fine. For example, "on road object" and "object on road" are equivalent.

Accident
Minor accident
Major accident

Camera
Speed camera
Fake camera
Red light camera

Traffic
Heavy traffic
Moderate traffic
Standstill traffic

Weather
Weather fog
Weather hail
Weather snow
Weather flood
Weather monsoon
Weather tornado
Weather heat wave
Weather hurricane
Weather freezing rain

On shoulder
Missing sign on shoulder
Animals on shoulder
Vehicle on shoulder

On Road
Vehicle on road
Object on road
Pothole on road
Roadkill on road
On road closed lane
Oil on road
Ice on road
Construction on road
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Re: Voice Commands reference (from usage)

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Sat Jul 14, 2012 7:59 pm

Tips and Issues

  • In general, the words "report" and "hazard" are unnecessary.
  • "Lane closed" is extremely difficult to get recognized. My success rate is around 5%. It seems to need to be spoken very quickly and as if you were ending a question with the words. "Lane closed?" or "lnclzd?" I've played around with inflection and tone a lot and if I get repeatable success, I'll post a recording.
  • "Ice" is very hard to get recognized.


(I or other mods will add to this list based on replies.)
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Re: Voice Commands reference (US?)

Postby mapcat » Sat Jul 14, 2012 10:55 pm

Thanks Alan!
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Re: Voice Commands reference (US?)

Postby floppyrod84 » Sun Jul 15, 2012 2:00 am

Over-pronounce the S sound like I-Ssss? It'll be looking for a specific waveform pattern, that should give the ASR what it wants.

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Re: Voice Commands reference (US?)

Postby hegedusa » Sun Jul 15, 2012 2:36 pm

xteejx wrote:Over-pronounce the S sound like I-Ssss? It'll be looking for a specific waveform pattern, that should give the ASR what it wants.

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Re: Voice Commands reference (US?)

Postby floppyrod84 » Sun Jul 15, 2012 6:58 pm

Used to be able to change the preferences file but last time I tried it didn't work. It expects an American accent, so is a bit useless over here atm.

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Re: Voice Commands reference (US?)

Postby hegedusa » Sun Jul 15, 2012 7:33 pm

xteejx wrote:Used to be able to change the preferences file but last time I tried it didn't work. It expects an American accent, so is a bit useless over here atm.

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Re: Voice Commands reference (US?)

Postby randallrash » Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:30 am

I was testing by reporting "Heat Wave" since it's over 102 degrees. Although it repeated what I was reporting correctly, it put "Tornado" on the map popup. Sorry everyone. :?
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Re: Voice Commands reference (US?)

Postby floppyrod84 » Tue Jul 31, 2012 6:14 am

Lol!

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