Cab hailing app Uber has launched a new API feature for developers, Uber Trip Experience in India and globally. *
“Uber Trip Experiences is all about elevating the overall Uber rider experience. We value the time of our riders and are always seeking new ways to maximize the enjoyment and utility of their time in an Uber. From media to gaming to IoT, Uber Trip Experiences creates new opportunities for developers to build unique Uber integrations that enhance the user experience while they are on an Uber trip, ” said Dmitry Shevelenko, Head of Business, Uber Developer Platform.
Said Sara Ittelson, Head of Partnerships, Uber Developer Platform, said, “The developer community is immensely creative and we can’t wait to see what kind of engaging integrations they build for their users with this new Uber ‘Trip Experience” feature.”
Saad Ahmed, Business Development Lead, Uber India, said, “This is the first time we’ve announced a global product outside of the U.S. and we’re thrilled to be able to launch the new API feature here in India amongst developers through our very first hackathon in Bangalore.”
This is the biggest update to the Uber API since the release of its Ride Request API in March 2015 claimed the company.