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Re: Level 5 assistance needed in North East Ohio

Postby kuduboet » Tue Jan 15, 2013 3:56 pm

Funny you asked that, another sent me a PM questioning whether or not civilian GPS could be accurate enough to see the difference. I tested it with my Garmin today and the Garmin clearly stayed in the local lanes and when I was being navigated, Waze "drifted" into the express lanes but when I was later driving with Waze, but not navigating, it showed me staying in the local lanes. So to me it confirms it is some sort of logic issue with Waze when navigating, not an accuracy issue.
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Re: Level 5 assistance needed in North East Ohio

Postby kuduboet » Thu Jan 17, 2013 6:23 pm

Okay, so I tested this this morning running both Waze and Apple Maps at the same and Apple Maps clearly followed my in the local lanes whereas Waze dove over into the express lanes, although I didn't actually go there. The one thing I noticed on the maps is the local lanes in Apple Maps had a pretty good gap between them and the express lanes in the middle, which is the dirt between them, whereas Waze showed them virtually next to each other and maybe that's part of the issue.

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Re: Level 5 assistance needed in North East Ohio

Postby kuduboet » Fri Jan 18, 2013 12:54 pm

So here it is, and as you can see Waze wanted to go left, I stayed right and interestingly it shows my route as staying to the right. But Waze definitely thought I was in the express lanes as it also prompted me 5 miles later to move back over to the right to get into the local lanes for my upcoming exit, so it must be a logic thing, as Waze actually could see I didn't follow it's path but never "recalculated" and adjusted the route based on my staying right in the local lanes?

https://www.waze.com/editor/?zoom=5&lat ... TTTTTTTTFT
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Re: Level 5 assistance needed in North East Ohio

Postby kuduboet » Sat Jan 19, 2013 4:15 pm

So if I understand correctly you want me to map error it when it is telling me to get back over into the local lanes when I am already in them>? Is that correct? What is a UR? Thanks for trying to help figure this out
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Level 5 assistance needed in North East Ohio

Postby kuduboet » Sat Jan 19, 2013 5:21 pm

Got it, thanks for the clarification.


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Re: Level 5 assistance needed in North East Ohio

Postby kuduboet » Sun Jan 27, 2013 2:35 am

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Okay, so I still haven't been able to capture it trying to tell me to get over into the local lanes when I am already there, but I noticed something today that seemed odd to me. Perhaps this is the resolution of the client, but see the image I took of the client and then compare to the permalink of the same area. The two inner express lanes, one going North and the other South, and then the two outer local lanes are very distinct with some decent distance between them in the WME, but on the client they appear as one big lane, with occasional small break offs. The client was zoomed in all the way, is this the lane resolution one would expect for clearly distinct segments? Just to be clear, the local lanes there are three or four of them at times and the express lanes are two, but regardless as independent segments I would expect them to be shown as such? Thanks in advance for your comments

https://www.waze.com/editor/?zoom=4&lat ... TTTTTTTTFT

Note I was heading South in the client image so roads are reversed.
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Level 5 assistance needed in North East Ohio

Postby kuduboet » Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:23 pm

Maybe a Waze Champ can chime in just so we know on the resolution issue. Dare I say the other map apps I have like Google, Apple, TeleNav all show the lanes as distinctly different choices so the mobile devices can handle that resolution, maybe it has to do with limited data transfer or something.


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Re: Level 5 assistance needed in North East Ohio

Postby kuduboet » Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:56 pm

I am using an iPhone 4S with the latest version. When you say what settings, what exactly are you referring to? When I took my screenshot I was zoomed in as far as the client would let me be, navigation has show all items on, what should I be looking for? Also, the two express lanes for you still show as one fat single center lane as far as I can see. Thanks.
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Level 5 assistance needed in North East Ohio

Postby kuduboet » Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:31 am

I'll definitely give it a try, I don't think I changed that so I think 3D is the default view. Will report back tomorrow with findings/opinion. Thanks.


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Level 5 assistance needed in North East Ohio

Postby kuduboet » Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:05 pm

Okay, so here is a permalink to the local lanes/express lanes issue.

https://www.waze.com/editor/?zoom=5&lat ... s=62300502

I was able to capture it today, finally. So south of this about 6 miles it told me to go left to get in to the express lanes but I didn't, I stayed in the local lanes. As you can see from the traces, it did identify that I stayed in the local lanes, but at this point it still told me to go right to get back into the local lanes despite the fact that I was already there.

I can ignore the incorrect instructions, my question is if I had marked a vehicle on the shoulder during this period, would it have shown and been applied to the local lanes or the express lanes? Not sure what is going on here. Thanks.


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