The changes are designed to help both rider and driver with those moments when you spill out of the club at 2am, hail a ride and then take ages trying to find it in the sea of people and, probably, a bunch of other Ubers driving past.

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“We’ve all had pickups that don’t always go as planned,” Uber admitted, “but these updates provide even more peace of mind whether you’re headed home, commuting to work, or meeting friends for an evening out.”

The translation feature could be very useful and will be built into the existing text service riders and drivers can use to communicate. Uber said translation will work for any messages, including pre-generated ones.