Mispronunciation of basic street names/abbreviations — TomTom Community

Mispronunciation of basic street names/abbreviations

wheelchairwillwheelchairwill Posts: 28 [Outstanding Explorer]
This is a problem that the new GO app has; the old app did not do this.

In my area, street names begin with directionals (NE, SE, NW, etc.)

When I navigate to an address on, say, SE 6th Ave, there are a couple problems:

First, where SE should be rendered as "southeast", the app simply says the letters individually: "S E Sixth"

On another trip, with a street starting with "NE", the app instead pronounced it as a word, similar to the first syllable of "never".

The second problem is that "Ave", which should be rendered as "Avenue", the app pronounces it "Ave", to rhyme with "save", "Dave" and "cave".

Regarding voices, I only use the computer voices, because I know the recorded ones are less capable. I have seen this happen with the "Samantha" (US English) and "Karen" (Australian English) voices.

Has anyone else seen this sort of behavior? It's extremely frustrating, to say the least.
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