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  1. Vizio Smartcast

    LCD Flat Panel Displays
    The model is Vizio e50-e3 I’m not sure what’s wrong with my tv, but it’s stuck on the smartcast input. I go to change the input to my gaming console, and it won’t, the tv refuses to let me change the input. I tried changing it at first with my remote and that didn’t work, so I tried using the...
  2. Vizio Adds NBCUniversal Peacock App to SmartCast

    Latest Industry News
    The NBCUniversal streaming app called Peackock debuts today and Vizio TVs made since 2016 and running the SmartCast platform will feature the new app starting today. Peackock features free and paid tiers. The free service offers 13,000 hours of content comprised of movies, TV shows, as well as...
  3. 2020 Vizio TVs Available Starting Today

    LCD Flat Panel Displays
    Today Vizio has announced pricing and availability of its 2020 TV and Soundbar lineup, as well as updates to its SmartCast platform. Vizio enters 2020 offering a broad array of televisions that cater to a wide variety of viewers’ needs including OLED and Quantum FALD/LED high-performance...
  4. Vizio P Series Quantum 65" Now Only $898

    Great Found Deals
    It's amazing how much TV you can get for your dollar these days. An excellent example is the Vizio P Series Quantum 65" TV that is now on sale for $898 . This is a truly full-featured TV that has a 200-zone FALD backlight capable of 1100-nit peak brightness, for eye-popping HDR. Quantum dots...
  5. Vizio Adds 30 Free TV Channels to SmartCast

    Latest Industry News
    When you buy a Vizio TV, the moment you connected to the Internet you can start to receive free streaming linear TV. The company's SmartCast platform—winner of an AVS Forum "Best of CES 2020" award—makes this possible. Vizio recently announced that it has expanded the selection of free...
  6. Vizio Unveils 2018 E-Series, M-Series and P-Series 4K HDR Smart TVs

    LCD Flat Panel Displays
    Vizio has charted it own path to success, emerging from the TV aisle at wholesale clubs to establish a cachet as an affordable way to get premium picture quality. It was the first major TV brand to adopt Dolby Vision as well as to fully embrace FALD. The company recently unveiled its 2018 lineup...
  7. Vizio March Madness “Slam Dunk” 4K TV & Display Deals

    Great Found Deals
    Looking for a new 4K display and soundbar? Vizio is celebrating March Madness with a sale on many of its TVs and home theater displays, as well as a 36" 5.1 SmartCast soundbar system. If you are searching for a new TV or home theater display, whether it be for watching college hoops or...
  8. Vizio Adds Alexa Voice Control to 2016 & 2017 SmartCast 4K Displays

    LCD Flat Panel Displays
    Amazon's Alexa is a very talented voice assistant. Thanks to its "skills" it is able to control a wide variety of connected devices using far-field voice recognition technology. Today Vizio has announced the Vizio SmartCast skill for Amazon Alexa, which brings voice control capability to  2016...
  9. Vizio Smartcast App Live TV

    LCD Flat Panel Displays
    I have 2 Vizio E-series (55" and 60"). I have been quite happy with them except for the Vizio Smartcast App and watching live TV. Spectrum is my cable provider and I seem to have no problem logging into TV Provider Login section in the Smartcast app. All of my programming shows up correctly but...
  10. Vizio Offers Amazon Video Streaming via SmartCast

    Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    Owners of Vizio SmartCast TVs will likely be glad to hear that the platform has been updated to offer convenient access to Amazon Video. This popular source for streaming entertainment is rolling out right now to 2017 Vizio P-Series and M-Series Ultra HD displays and will become available on...
  11. Vizio Smartcast Adds Compatibility with Google Home

    LCD Flat Panel Displays
    The convergence of home entertainment and home automation continues unabated. Today, Vizio announced that its SmartCast devices have gained hands-free control through Google Home , the voice activated speaker powered by Google Assistant. Now, simply saying "OK Google" opens up a world of...
  12. Vizio Crave 360 SmartCast Wireless Networked Speaker Review

    Speakers
    Vizio has a reputation for designing products that offer comparatively high performance for the dollar, especially when it comes to flat-panel displays and soundbars. The company recently expanded its product offerings with two networked lifestyle audio speakers: the Crave 360 ($250) and Crave...
  13. Vizio Releases Major Firmware Update for M and P Series

    LCD Flat Panel Displays
    One of the more interesting effects of Vizio's wholesale adoption of SmartCast as the foundation for delivering content to its TVs is that firmware updates are universal, as opposed to model-specific. This latest update, which is memorably named v2.2.7.4, brings significant improvements to all...
  14. Vizio Launches Crave Pro and Crave 360 SmartCast Speakers

    Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    Wireless speakers with multi-room streaming capabilities are part of a rapidly expanding category of lifestyle audio. To the forest of available options, you can now add Vizio's Crave 360 and Crave Pro SmartCast speakers, which leverage the Google Cast wireless ecosystem. These new speakers...
  15. Vizio Updates SmartCast, Google Play Movies & TV Coming Soon

    LCD Flat Panel Displays
    When Vizio abandoned traditional remote controls and eliminated TV tuners from its SmartCast displays, it set the stage for a connected viewing experience built on Google's Chromecast. The foundation Google's technology provides is great for people who enjoy browsing for music, movies, and TV...
  16. Vizio Officially Debuts 2016 SmartCast Soundbars

    Soundbars
    While it's certainly no secret that Vizio's 2016 soundbars feature SmartCast, today is the day the company officially announced immediate availability and pricing for it lineup of nine different models. The 2016 soundbars range from a $180 38" 3.0 system to a 45" 5.1 "slim" soundbar system that...
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