Uber (UBER.N) said on Wednesday that it will enable travelers and drivers to record sound of their excursions in Brazil and Mexico utilizing another component in the application, as the ride-hailing organization adapts to repeating wellbeing worries during its outings. Uber has gone under critical investigation over traveler security in business sectors, for example, the United States and India yet it has recognized specific issues in Latin America, where travelers and drivers have been ransacked and attacked and some even killed.
Uber said the sound account highlight will make a big appearance in Latin America’s two greatest markets yet that it might in the long run be turned out somewhere else in the area and perhaps past. While the organization has not shared numbers, it has said in fiscal summaries since its IPO that there are “various and expanding reports” of travelers or drivers in Latin America being “exploited by savage wrongdoing, for example, outfitted theft, brutal ambush, and assault, while taking or giving a stumble on our foundation.”
By method for taking off security concern issues, Uber said that the chronicles will be encoded and won’t be played back in the application. Rather, they can be sent to the organization so a representative can survey them in the event that somebody claims wrongdoing or wrongdoing during the ride. Uber will likewise impart the chronicles to law requirement upon demand. The accounts work possibly starts if either driver or traveler goes on the application and starts it. Uber didn’t give a course of events to the arrival of the capacity, however said it would dispatch soon in both Brazil and Mexico, testing it in a bunch of urban areas from the outset.