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Uber drivers will now do a 'selfie check' for rider safety

Uber drivers will now do a 'selfie check' for rider safety
Uber is rolling out a 'realtime ID check' feature to ensure the driver using the app matches the account registered with the ride-hailing platform. The feature is being launched in five cities in India -- Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Kolkata and more locations will follow, Uber said in a blog post. With the new feature, drivers will be asked periodically to take a selfie in the Uber app before they accept rides. Then using Microsoft's Cognitive Services, the selfie is compared to ...
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