Uber has launched a feature of VoIP calls in your application

The taxi service Uber has added another method of communication between drivers and passengers. In addition to chat, send SMS and normal calls soon, users will be able to make VoIP calls over the Internet.

The taxi service Uber has added another method of communication between drivers and passengers. In addition to chat, send SMS and normal calls soon, users will be able to make VoIP calls over the Internet.

The taxi service Uber has added another method of communication between drivers and passengers. In addition to chat, send SMS and normal calls soon, users will be able to make VoIP calls over the Internet.
Why is it important?

Uber has long turned into a global transport network, and the company has to take into account the peculiarities of different countries and cultures. In some cases, mobile Internet is cheaper than corny voice traffic, and the Japanese drivers, for example, prefer not to use your personal phone for contact at work. Finally, not every client will answer a call from an unknown number, whereas in the VoIP service immediately evident name.

To drivers rarely had to communicate with passengers to verify the landing site, today Uber uses special algorithms for processing GPS signals. They allow to increase the accuracy of determining the location in a densely built urban areas.
When to wait?

VoIP calls in Uber app tested since June. At its conference in San Francisco, the company announced global availability of the function, which means that it will be available soon.

Source: The Verge