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 GizmoGuy411 » Sat Jan 05, 2013 1:21 am

imajica12345 wrote:I live in Quebec and often we have streets with directions like east/west, but here it is spelled est/ouest. it pronounces the ouest as west which is fine, but it pronounces est as "Estate".

Something to eventually fix i assume


I've set up a couple of test to see how this can be handled.
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby Davy_Ray » Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:04 pm

I live in Quebec and often we have streets with directions like east/west, but here it is spelled est/ouest. it pronounces the ouest as west which is fine, but it pronounces est as "Estate".

Something to eventually fix i assume
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby littlestlou » Wed Dec 05, 2012 2:02 am

Wow, I guess I used a more out-dated version of Waze longer than I realized. I can confirm it worked before, as did CONST ZN and Co Rd but I only recently noticed otherwise. Again, must be using an older release. I am so behind the times.
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby jasonh300 » Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:42 am

LittlestLou wrote:So, just heard "Bus" (for Business) pronounced Bus...again, this is new for me, as of a month or two ago. I did clear out my cache at the recommendation of others but that never made a difference. Sorry if this is a repeat. I haven't been on the forums as much lately.


I don't remember if BUS ever worked for Business, but I noticed that it did not work about 6 months ago.
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby littlestlou » Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:03 am

So, just heard "Bus" (for Business) pronounced Bus...again, this is new for me, as of a month or two ago. I did clear out my cache at the recommendation of others but that never made a difference. Sorry if this is a repeat. I haven't been on the forums as much lately.
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby GizmoGuy411 » Wed Nov 28, 2012 4:19 am

sbelekevich wrote:...
Wisconsin county roads have been pronounced "Coh Road" since I started using Waze 10 months ago. We've been changing them to CR-xxx though (still works with the dash)



Thanks for reconfirming that.
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby littlestlou » Wed Nov 28, 2012 3:28 am

Regarding the infamous Coe Roads, I am almost positive that up until a couple of months ago, everything was pronounced correctly. Perhaps I am going a little nutty though. Either way, thanks for the tip on CR, etc.
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby KB_Steveo » Wed Nov 28, 2012 3:01 am

GizmoGuy411 wrote:
LittlestLou wrote:Co Rd is now pronounced as "Coe Road" and not "County Road". Also contrary to naming conventions on the wiki. Again, this is a new issue, not a problem up until this release...



Are you sure, because I could swear that it has been that way for a while. We have a ton of county roads in NW Ohio, and we have slowly been changing them to "CR xxx" as we canvas the rural areas. "CR" does get pronounced correctly as "County Road", and not to be confused with "Country Road".

+1

Wisconsin county roads have been pronounced "Coh Road" since I started using Waze 10 months ago. We've been changing them to CR-xxx though (still works with the dash)
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Re: Test of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Abbreviations in Waze Clien

Postby KB_Steveo » Wed Nov 28, 2012 2:56 am

Tlwy says something like "Tl-whY"

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

Postby GizmoGuy411 » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:31 am

jasonh300 wrote:
How about CR-##?


Last February it worked. For some reason I had an "Add" notation for it. Guess I should retest it.

Now that the tile turn around time has shortened I need to test the rest of the list. Hopefully before mid January.
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