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 invented » Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:20 am

khaytsus wrote:Anyone know the proper abbreviation for Sideroad? I thought it was Srd and had been using this, but that is pronounced "S R D". Not seeing it in the spreadsheet either.


Canada Post offers no opinion, so I've been using Siderd in hopes it comes out okay. Bing uses Sdrd.
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby khaytsus » Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:57 pm

Anyone know the proper abbreviation for Sideroad? I thought it was Srd and had been using this, but that is pronounced "S R D". Not seeing it in the spreadsheet either.
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby jasonh300 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 6:48 pm

LittlestLou wrote:Gizmo,
I already sent you a PM but since this is an issue of potential public interest I will follow up on the forum too. I can confirm that while the TTS for CONST ZN worked previously, it no longer does. I am not sure how to send the TTS file. I will search around the wiki, etc. but if you can point me in the right direction, that would be helpful. I need very basic step-by-step instructions...unfortunately. :oops:
Thanks,
LL (and yes, I have a Droid 4)


I've never heard CONST ZN work properly on the iPhone, but I don't think I had ever driven into one prior to a few months ago when some major construction started locally and I started using the labeling and then deliberately driving it to keep up with the street closures.
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby littlestlou » Sun Nov 11, 2012 6:07 pm

Gizmo,
I already sent you a PM but since this is an issue of potential public interest I will follow up on the forum too. I can confirm that while the TTS for CONST ZN worked previously, it no longer does. I am not sure how to send the TTS file. I will search around the wiki, etc. but if you can point me in the right direction, that would be helpful. I need very basic step-by-step instructions...unfortunately. :oops:
Thanks,
LL (and yes, I have a Droid 4)
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby AndyPoms » Sun Nov 11, 2012 5:19 pm

GizmoGuy411 wrote:Typically they are one file number different from each other. One will contain just the names of the segment and the other will have the names prefaced with the word "at" like the files in my message about boro, par, and ph saying borough, parade, and phone in one file but borough, par and p h in the other

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I found the one I was looking for (using the TTS.db file to turn Words into file names), sorted the audio files by name, found the one I was looking for, played it, then went up and down the list looking for the 2nd one - couldn't find it...

The files I have for testing Captain:
1350890107-241200-1.tts = "at Capt Andrew Road" (Capt)
1352209891-134545-2.tts = "at Captain Andrew Road" (Capt.)

The files that share filename (except the last digit):
1352212687-976610-2.tts = "at Wilson Street"
1352212687-976610-3.tts = "at Grenhart Road"

More last digit changes & the files around them...
1343979810-878014-6.tts = "at Sherman Ave"
1343979854-936669-7.tts = "at Airport Road"
1343979854-936699-8.tts = "at I-91 S / SR-15 S"
1343979854-936699-9.tts = "at I-91 S / New Haven / North Why City"
1343979854-936730-10.tts = "at I-91 S"

Still no duplicate files...
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby invented » Sun Nov 11, 2012 4:11 pm

GizmoGuy411 wrote:
invented wrote:Can someone try "RR" to see what happens? like RR-20.


Do you mean "Rural Route" or "Rural Road" or something else?

Note we currently have "RR" in the list to test for "Rail Road".

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

Postby GizmoGuy411 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 3:28 pm

Typically they are one file number different from each other. One will contain just the names of the segment and the other will have the names prefaced with the word "at" like the files in my message about boro, par, and ph saying borough, parade, and phone in one file but borough, par and p h in the other

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

Postby AndyPoms » Sun Nov 11, 2012 1:33 pm

I'm not showing duplicate TTS files on my phone... I only have one file for each direction...

I've found a couple of files with the same name except the -# suffix on the end, but they are VERY different files, for different streets/TTS directions...

I am looking in \Waze\tts\database\local_nuance_8_mp3_Samantha_Female for these files...
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby GizmoGuy411 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 1:08 pm

LittlestLou wrote:So, I already mentioned this to Weezer but I noticed for the very first time today the TTS for CONST ZN was "Kahnst Zee N" and not the intended Construction Zone. I can also confirm this was previously not a problem as I heard it correctly within the last couple of months (not sure exactly when since I don't routinely travel this area). Any thoughts or anyone else noticing this problem all of a sudden?



Read my post here. This could be the issue.

Do you have an Android device? If so, is there any way you could send the TTS audio files?
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby GizmoGuy411 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 1:04 pm

invented wrote:Can someone try "RR" to see what happens? like RR-20.


Do you mean "Rural Route" or "Rural Road" or something else?

Note we currently have "RR" in the list to test for "Rail Road".
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