The scene: Disney and its spouse (also Disney) have just finished a hard evening’s grocery shopping. Cart piled high with all the things a growing-but-massive entertainment conglomerate needs, the pair stop at the store’s exit, right next to a distinctive bright red kiosk. Disney turns to its partner:“Honey, should we pick up a Redbox lawsuit tonight?” “Oh, yeah, that sounds like fun!”
Redbox, America’s leading destination for low-cost new-release movie and video game rentals, today announced the latest enhancement to the company’s customer experience: the launch of the Redbox® skill for Amazon Alexa. Alexa is Amazon’s cloud-based voice service, and the new skill for Alexa-enabled devices makes discovering what’s new at Redbox easy and fun.
Redbox fans can ask Alexa which new-release movies and games are available at their local kiosks, or ask about specific titles, including its plot, rating, or who stars in a movie.