Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Waze - Altimet! New Voice Prompt on Waze

For years, Waze custom voice prompts have thrilled and delighted Wazers on their daily drives. Today, Liberty Insurance Malaysia and Waze is happy to announce their new voice, Altimet! He is however, not new to the local scene; having won numerous awards with an astounding seven #1 hit singles! Now, you can brave the long journey back to your hometowns with Malaysia’s very own award winning rapper guiding you to your destination!

Altimet voice feature will be in dual language of Bahasa Malaysia and English. This is the very first dual language voice prompt in Malaysia, making it user friendly for all Malaysians! To access this feature, Wazers will just need to access the settings icon > voice directions > select Altimet and you are all set.


This new voice prompt is brought to you by Liberty Insurance Malaysia, part of the Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, a fortune 100 company with over 100 years of experience and a leading global general insurer with operations around the world. David Tan, Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Insurance Malaysia commented, “We at Liberty Insurance are proud to bring Altimet to Waze. We hope that with this collaboration, road users will come to realise the importance of practising good road etiquette at all times and to better understand the importance of getting their vehicles and themselves insured to live safer, more secure lives.”

Business Manager for Waze Malaysia, Edward Ling said, “For the first time in Malaysia, we are introducing a dual language voice prompt in both Bahasa Malaysia and English.  With this partnership, we wish to increase top-of-mind awareness of the need for full motor insurance coverage. At the same time, we are making travel more enjoyable this holiday season. So, plan a safe journey home with Liberty Insurance, Altimet and Waze by your side!””

This new feature allows Wazers to have fun on the go while feeling at ease with a familiar local voice guiding you to your destination making the driving experience less stressful. Altimet, a true Malaysian at heart who often raps of his hometown in songs such as his much acclaimed album “Kotarayaku” said, “I’m truly honoured to be the new voice on the Waze app. Through this, I am able to get closer to my fans. Instead, of them coming to see me ‘live’ in concert, I’ll be right there with them on their phones, guiding them back to their hometown to see their loved ones this Raya season. It’s my way of being there for them.”

Altimet, the pride of Malaysia is one of the top movers and shakers in the entertainment industry. His sharp rapping skills packed with lines that hits home has since deemed him an unmissable act. His new album entitled ‘AMBOI’ reached the #1 top spot on the iTunes Malaysian Albums chart within two hours of its release and his new single ‘AMBOI’ has since reached three million views on YouTube. He was also appointed a 1Malaysia Ambassador and National Youth Icon by the Ministry of Youth and Sport.

For more information on behind the scenes recording of the voice prompt view:
http://altimet.com.my/TheAltimetWaze or http://www.altimet.com.my/TheAltimetWaze

For more information on Waze visit: www.waze.com

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