Entries Tagged as 'Vizio'

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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Gap: Smaller 4K Ultra HDTV Brands Gaining Ground At Retail

December 23rd, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, 720p HD, Amazon, Connected TVs, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, UHDTV

  The 4K Ultra HD segment of the U.S. TV market remains largely dominated by four key brands (Samsung, LG, Vizio and Sony), but an increasingly growing share of the market is coming from smaller brands that are entering the category as the technology becomes more affordable, according to a study from San Diego-based market […]

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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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Report: Online 4K Ultra HDTV Purchases Seeing Growth

November 8th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 3D HDTV, 3D UHDTV, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, 720p HD, Amazon, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, LG Electronics, News, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

  Online sales of TV purchases grew 40 percent to $3.2 billion year over year.  Samsung led all other brands in online purchases in the period, while Best Buy topped all e-commerce retailers, according to findings just released by market research firm 1010data. The report shows the months of November and December combined accounted for […]

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Vizio Reveals Firmware Update Redo For P-, M- Series 4K Ultra HD `Displays’

October 13th, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, News, Second Screen, Streaming Services, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Owners of Vizio 2016 P- and M-series 4K Ultra HD “entertainment displays” who might have been experiencing problems with the recent firmware update that delivered compatibility with the HDR 10 high dynamic range format, will be pleased to know that the company has released a firmware update to its firmware update. Vizio said Wednesday […]

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NRDC: Government Uses Flawed TV Energy Consumption Tests

September 21st, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, LG Electronics, News, OLED, OLED, Test Equipment, UHDTV

  Your TV might be contributing to global warming. Well, it’s certainly making a lot of people hot under the collar, anyway. An environmental watchdog group called the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) issued a report on television energy consumption Wednesday calling government testing procedures for energy use by TVs flawed and implied that some […]

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Vizio Announces HDR-10 Firmware Update For P-, M-Series Displays

August 10th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, UHDTV

                                                                    A Vizio 2016 M-Series Display Vizio officially announced Wednesday that it is delivering a new firmware update (v2.0.13.13) to its 2016 SmartCast P-Series and M-Series Ultra HD HDR “displays,” providing those models with support for the HDR-10 format metadata shipped to the display by […]

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