Entries Tagged as 'Chromecast'

Vizio Adds Google Home Control To SmartCast Products

January 18th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, Home Automation, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, screen mirroring, Second Screen, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, UHDTV

  One week after announcing it had updated the SmartCast platform powered by Google’s Chromecast, TV/video display maker Vizio said that its SmartCast enabled products are now compatible with Google Home, Google’s new voice-activated speaker powered by the Google Assistant. Vizio SmartCast TVs have Chromecast functionality built in to enable streaming video and music apps […]

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Vizio Updates SmartCast Display Platform For Easier Use

January 10th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, electronic program guides, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, search and recommendation, Second Screen, Streaming Services, UHDTV

  Vizio said Tuesday that it has updated its SmartCast app-based smart video display platform with an expanding library of apps that are easier to see and use. The platform, which uses two devices to operate in many models — the TV and a tablet or smartphone — includes a library of popular apps including: […]

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Mohu Unveils AirWave OTA/OTT Cord Cutting Solution

January 4th, 2017 · No Comments · Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, Full HD 1080p, News, Second Screen, Streaming Services

                                                                         Mohu’s AirWave Mohu, manufacturer of innovative TV antenna solutions, is unveiling at this week’s CES 2017 in Las Vegas the AirWave wireless over-the-air (OTA) and over-the-top (OTT) device that integrates live, local broadcast TV with free streaming channels in one easy to use on-screen guide. The Mohu AirWave combines OTA and OTT content from […]

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Westinghouse, Element, Seiki Introduce First Integrated Fire TVs With Alexa

January 3rd, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDMI, Home Automation, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHDTV

  The Westinghouse, Element and Seiki TV brands, all from Asian-manufacturer Tong Fang Global, will use CES 2017 to unveil the first 4K Ultra HDTVs to integrate Amazon’s Fire TV OS for smart TV streaming. The arrangement makes Amazon the latest vendor of streaming adapters and set-top boxes to transfer its smart TV streaming services […]

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Google Play Ramps Up 4K Movie Selections

December 8th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDMI, News, screen mirroring, search and recommendation, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Virtual Reality

  Although it’s been steadily ramping up the addition of 4K Ultra HD movies to its library for a few weeks now, the Google Play store officially announced this week that it has added more than 125 Ultra HD movies to its selection of streaming movie and television programs. Key lures among the announced additions […]

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Google Unveils 4K Chromecast Ultra With HDR-10, Dolby Vision

October 4th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDMI, HDR, Home Automation, News, screen mirroring, search and recommendation, Second Screen, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Google used its hardware press conference in San Francisco Tuesday to unveil the latest iteration in its family of Chromecast digital media adapters. The new Chromecast Ultra, which is billed as offering the most premium Chromecast streaming video experience to date, is designed to seamlessly link (along with other Chromecast units) to the newly […]

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Adopting a Digital Media Adapter?

March 25th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDMI, News, Review, Second Screen, Streaming Services

Despite the growing penetration of all-in-one smart TVs, an increasingly popular method for receiving and watching so-called over-the-top (OTT) video content is coming from digital media adapters (DMAs). These DMAs, which are also known by a variety of other names, are typically small set-top boxes or thumb-drive-sized HDMI dongles that usually have a built-in Wi-Fi […]

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Sling TV Offers Simple, TV-Lite Solution

March 24th, 2015 · No Comments · Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, Review, Satellite TV, Sling Box, Streaming Services

Sling TV is a commendable first attempt by Dish Network at offering a real solution for Internet-delivered live pay-TV programming without the need to lock into a pricey, monolithic, cable, satellite or telco-TV subscription package. The slimmed-down selection covers a lot of popular live basic cable channels to supplement the viewing appetites of Web surfers […]

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