Good Morning Dragon Fans! The daily grind is tough enough…so who needs the added hassle of traffic!? And if you’re searching for the best way to get real-time traffic conditions and turn-by-turn navigation to help you steer clear…search no more! Already the go-to choice of more than 5 million drivers, the popular Waze application for iPhone and Android is getting even smarter with the help of Nuance’s powerful text-to-speech technology—-enabling drivers to stay connected and up-to-date without ever taking their eyes off the road—or hands off the wheel!

Waze is an innovative community-generated application that delivers drivers turn-by-turn navigation based on live road condition updates to help plan your route in real-time! So about that traffic jam on the interstate promising to slow you down…simply join the Waze community let the wisdom of the crowd help you steer clear! And by integrating Nuance’s Text-to-Speech (TTS) technology,  traffic alerts and directions can be read aloud to you—easing your travels while creating a safer, smarter driving experience.

The Waze application for iPhone and Android supports U.S. English and is currently available as a free download in the U.S. Apple App Store and Amazon markets respectively. To learn more, check them out at


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Sean McGrath

About Sean McGrath

Based out of Nuance’s Seattle office, Sean C. McGrath is a Senior Product Marketing Manager dedicated to the mobile and living room space, including the Dragon Mobile application suite and Dragon TV. Prior to joining Nuance in 2010, Sean was focused on digital marketing and analytics initiatives for organizations in the travel and financial industries. Sean holds a Bachelor’s degree from Clemson University and a Master’s degree in Marketing from Boston University. In his spare time, he enjoys playing pick-up lacrosse and traveling.