Entries Tagged as 'Vizio'

LG 4K OLED TV Wins TV Shootout For 4th Consecutive Year

July 13th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Calibration, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, LG Electronics, News, OLED, OLED, Streaming Services, Test Equipment, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

ISF President Joel Silver discusses the 2017 TV Shootout Criteria during CE Week Wednesday. LG’s OLED TV technology, represented this year by the 65-inch OLED65E7P, continued to take top honors in the Annual TV Shootout during the CE Week Show in New York by sweeping three categories in votes by a panel of expert judges, […]

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LeEco Announces Massive U.S. Layoff

May 23rd, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OTT services, Streaming Services, UHDTV

  UPDATE! The future of Chinese tech giant LeEco’s ambitious plan to conquer the United States and the rest of the world through a consumer electronics/streaming services ecosystem play got a lot more complicated Tuesday. LeEco officially announced that it had laid off 325 U.S. employees, after failing to raise needed capital funding. “The breadth […]

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Gap: Samsung, LG, Vizio, Sony Topped Q1 TV Retail Placements

May 8th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, Full HD 1080p, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, LG Electronics, News, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

  If you are preparing to go into a consumer electronics retail store or major department store chain to purchase a new TV, be prepared to see a lot of the same familiar brands dominating the presentation shelves. That’s because television retail placements over the first three months of 2017 continued to follow close to […]

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LeEco Acquisition of Vizio Officially Off

April 10th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, electronic program guides, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, screen mirroring, Streaming Services

                                 LeEco chairman Yueting Jia and Vizio chairman William Wang in happier times. LeEco’s acquisition of U.S. television manufacturer Vizio has been officially canceled due to Chinese regulatory issues, although the companies will continue with a scaled-down partnership that will see LeEco partnering to sell Vizio products in China, LeEco said in a statement today. […]

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Judge Rejects Vizio’s Call To Dismiss Privacy Violation Claim

March 3rd, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, electronic program guides, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, UHDTV

                                A Vizio 2017 E-Series XXL 4K Ultra HD LED TV with HDR Vizio continues to fight legal complaints for its alleged datamining activities through its smart TVs with word this week that a federal judge presiding over a class action […]

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Vizio Settles FTC, N.J. Consumer Affairs Data-mining Investigations

February 6th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services

  Vizio revealed Monday that it has settled an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs (NJ) into alleged data-mining practices through its smart TVs. The Irvine, Calif.-based company agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle a lawsuit alleging it collected customers’ TV-watching habits. It also must […]

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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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