The "Talk to Waze" feature expands on the app's limited voice control capabilities, allowing users to verbally set their route, preview the navigation, send Waze's crowdsourced traffic reports, and add pit stops to their journey. It's a seemingly small change to the voice commands feature that already existed in Waze, but it's one that will have a huge impact because it allows for hands-free initiation of requests. Once you do, you'll begin seeing routes that have been optimized for people traveling by motorcycle, based on routes that fellow bikers have taken in the past.
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"Whether you're riding with one passenger or more; in a hybrid, electric, or clean-fuel vehicle; with a special pass; or a combination of all of the above, Waze will determine your optimal route", the company wrote.
Finlay Clark, head of Waze UK said: "Drive times, routes and roads vary between automobiles and motorcycles, so by including this new vehicle type, Waze is proud to be supporting a driving experience unique to motorcycle navigation". Still, the Waze voice commands are in line with Google's own command, which is saying, "OK Google", for hands-free access to Google Assistant.
This feature provides Wazers with additional navigation options and arrival times, based on high-occupancy-vehicle lanes (aka carpool lanes) on their route. Waze promised to roll it out to more languages in the near future. Users can enable the feature by going to Settings Sound & voice Talk to Waze Toggle Listen for "OK Waze" in the app.
For example, those riding with a full carpool crew should go to Settings Navigation Add Toll/ HOV pass, and then choose from the list of available passes for your area. The feature is available for English-speaking users in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, South Africa, Ireland, and New Zealand. If you're driving a fuel-efficient auto, go to Settings, tap Navigation, and select Vehicle Type. HOV route support, on the other hand, is getting a much more limited roll out, launching only in 22 USA markets along with Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal.
For the first time, Waze are launching a new motorcycle mode, enabling the 1.1 million motorcycle, moped and scooter owners* to finally beat the traffic and become part of the 90m strong global Waze community. To enable it, go to Settings, tap Vehicle Type, then tap Motorcycles.
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Wichita State Volleyball Hosts NCAA Tournament Game
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Fear The Walking Dead Is About To Get A New (Old) Character
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Miss South Africa crowned Miss Universe 2017
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