Movie lovers now can access ‘Alexa, open PVR cinemas’

NEW DELHI: Film exhibition company PVR Cinemas is now available on Amazon’s AI-powered voice assistant, Alexa.
“The skill can be experienced across all Amazon Echo smart speakers as well as a range of Alexa built-in devices such as Harman Kardon Allure. Users will have to enable the PVR skill using the Alexa app, link their account, and just say Alexa, open PVR cinemas to get started,” said Sanjeev Kumar, Joint Managing Director, PVR Ltd.
“PVR Cinemas’ Alexa skill helps you find out required information at your preferred theatre for any movie that you want.
“This feature is truly convenient for every movie lover who is either a detailed planner or a last-minute cinema-goer. Further, it not only provides instant movie recommendations, schedules and location but also allow users to discover movies showing in different cinema formats. This feature is a perfect solution for customers to get instant answers, he added.
?It’s great to see brands embracing voice technology to engage with users and provide them with a simple user interface,” said Dilip RS, Country Manager for Alexa Skills, Amazon India.
Key Features:
– Seamless bookings of tickets and a pre-visit experience. – Instant information about the latest releases, show timings, and nearest cinema theatres – Enables user to know about movies showing at PVR’s diverse cinema formats; Gold Class, IMAX, P[XL], Onyx, Director’s Cut, Play House, and 4DX – Auto-selection of seats for the best viewing experience – Reminders prior to booked show timings. – Options to use e-wallet.
– In the case of insufficient balance in the wallet, users can opt to receive an SMS with a payment link and complete the transaction using their preferred payment method.