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Google reportedly teaming up with Vizio for casting direct to TVs

Vizio TVGoogle is teaming up with TV manufacturer Vizio to make casting capability from a mobile device available on Vizio TVs without the need to open up an app on the device, according to a report by Variety.

According to the paper, Vizio is to launch a range of TVs with casting capabilities.

Google has already added casting support to Android-based TVs, with a range of models from the likes of Sony and others unveiled at CES. However the Vizio models will enable casting without the use of any on-screen apps, according to Variety.

Google merged the management of its popular Chromecast streaming media dongle with Android TV last autumn under Mario Querioz.