Our DVD rental solutions can be customized to suit the requirements of individual clients. Some of the features included in our solutions are as follows:
The software enables rental companies to create and manage their DVD collections. Icreon develops the following types of applications:
- Web based application – Our web based solutions enable rental company administrators to enter and store details of movies available for rent. Administrators can create and maintain categories and genres of movies.
- Desktop application - Our desktop solutions enable companies to fetch movie information from a third party database thereby doing away with the need for administrators to manually enter movie details. We also provide for synchronization between the desktop application and the online DVD database.
The application includes an integrated CMS that facilitates the publishing of content such as movie descriptions, announcements etc appearing on the website.
Our solutions include a detailed registration process (customizable as per client requirements) that enables customers to subscribe to one of the various rental plans on offer, by providing information about personal details i.e. name, mailing address etc, payment information i.e. credit card type, number etc. Customers have the option to cancel their subscription at any point of time. The registration process enables rental companies to create and maintain their customer database.
Rental Wish List
The rental wish list feature enables registered customers to browse through the DVD collections, based on search criteria such as category, title, genre etc. From the collections, customers can select and add any number of movies to their rental wish list. They can prioritize movies in their list and can, at any point of time, modify and delete items from their rental wish lists.
Our solutions enable the rental company administrators to view the wish lists created by the customers and act on the same. They can monitor and track the DVDs rented out.
We provide extensive reporting tools that enable rental companies to generate reports such as rental history, member database, most request DVDs, billing reports, sales and revenue reports etc.
Several interactive components can be integrated with the solution in order to provide enhanced services to the customers. Some of them include:
- Trailers – Trailers can be uploaded and attached with movie description enabling customers to have a brief preview of the movie before ordering for it.
- Reviews – Customers can post their reviews on a particular movie and can browse through reviews posted by others.
- Rate Movies – Customers have the options to rate the movies according to the given scale.
- Check availability – The availability of a movie, for rent, can be checked by the customer.
- Personalization – Based on a customers’ rental history and preferences, recommendations for DVDs can be made.
- Email options – Automatic e-mails can be sent out to customers when they place an order thereby enabling them to keep track of their orders.
- Vouchers/Points – Customers can be encouraged to rent out movies by offering them vouchers and points for every rental. These can be redeemed against rental charges.
- Newsletters – Customers can subscribe to and receive newsletters about latest movies, news etc.
BENEFITS TO RENTAL COMPANIES
The solutions provide by Icreon offer the following benefits to rental companies:
- An online solution enables rental companies to reach out to a larger customer resulting in an increase in revenue.
- They can easily track and maintain their stock of DVDs.
- The solution enables them to track and process orders placed by customers.
BENEFITS TO CUSTOMERS
The solutions provide by Icreon offer the following benefits to customers:
- From the convenience of their homes, customers can select and order DVDs on rent.
- An online DVD rental store offers customers more variety in selection in terms of number of titles, older movies etc.
- Customers can view details, reviews and trailers before renting out the desired movie.
- Customers can track their orders online.