VOOT ties up with Alexa for Amazon’s Echo devices range

Users can now activate and enable the skill on any Amazon Echo Show smart speaker with simple voice commands

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Feb 6, 2020 10:47 AM
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VOOT, the AVOD platform by Viacom18, has introduced 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.

Users can now activate and enable the skill on any Amazon Echo Show smart speaker with simple voice commands. So now a Bigg Boss fan on VOOT only needs to say: “Alexa, watch Bigg Boss on VOOT”.

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 are 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.”

“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.”

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