Voot partners with Alexa to bring Voice capability on its platform
India’s second largest premium AVOD platform by Viacom18 has always created high engagement and interactive experiences through its diverse and immersive content slate. Adding to this, to amplify the reach of its content, VOOT has now introduced the all new VOOT skill on Alexa for Amazon’s range of Echo devices with screen – the Amazon Echo Show, NEW Amazon Echo Show 8 and Amazon Echo Show 5.
Enhancing discoverability and convenience, users can now activate and enable the skill on any Amazon Echo Show smart speaker with simple voice commands. So now an Asli Fan of Bigg Boss on VOOT only needs to say “Alexa, watch Bigg Boss on VOOT” to enjoy the national phenomenon.
Elaborating on this new initiative, Akash Banerji, Head - AVOD Business said “At VOOT we have been committed to creating highly interactive and engaging experiences for our users. We’re constantly driven to exceed our efforts beyond industry standards and benchmarks set by ourselves. We have wide ranging, language agnostic content like Bigg Boss Hindi, Feet up with the Stars, Silsila, Bigg Boss Kannada, Bigg Boss Marathi, Kodeeswari Tamil and many more; and now the all new VOOT skill on Amazon Alexa allows us to make it easier and more convenient for our customers to access their favourite content, in a highly technology forward and futuristic environment.”
Amazon Spokesperson said, “Entertainment is one of the most popular categories on Alexa and we’re very excited that the VOOT Alexa skill is now available for customers,” said Dilip RS, Country Manager, Alexa Skills and Voice Services, Amazon India. “VOOT is extremely popular for some of their flagship shows such as Bigg Boss, Feet up with the stars and a host of regional content. With the new VOOT skill, customers are just an utterance away from enjoying their favorite shows, giving them even more choices for engaging content.”
With the VOOT skill now on Amazon Echo Show, NEW Echo Show 8 and Echo Show 5, your favorite entertainment needs and best of shows like Bigg Boss, Splitsvilla, MTV Hustle, Kodeeswari Tamil and more are just a conversation away with Alexa. So, enjoy the new enthralling VOOT experience on the Echo Show range of smart displays that come with HD screen and premium sound.