CoComelon and launch on VIZIO SmartCast

Future Today has announced the launch of two new channels on VIZIO SmartCast TVs. Complementing a roster of more than 10 channels including Happykids, FilmRise and Fawesome, Future Today has added CoComelon, the world’s most-viewed YouTube channel with over 3.5 billion average monthly views, and, a leading online food community. CoComelon has more than […]

US first-time buyers flock to smart TVs and streaming players

One in 10 US consumers plan to purchase a smart TV in the next three months, and half of consumers who plan to purchase a smart TV or a streaming media player in this period will be first-time buyers, according to research outfit Interpret. The remainder of buyers will be existing owners who are replacing […]

VIZIO introduces voice search in SmartCast TV update

TV maker VIZIO has launched the latest generation of its SmartCast OS. The biggest new feature is built-in voice capabilities. New SmartCast models, the TV maker said, will ship with the new push-to-talk voice remote with Vizio Voice. Owners of older sets can download the free SmartCast Mobile app for iOS and Android, which has […]

Verizon Media to become VIZIO’s exclusive demand-side platform in new partnership

TV maker VIZIO has announced a partnership with Verizon Media for cross-platform and CTV advertising solutions. The deal sees Verizon media gain demand-side platform (DSP) access to VIZIO’s Inscape viewership data from more than 18 million opted-in VIZIO Smart TVs from across the world. Gaining access immediately, Verizon Media will be the exclusive DSP to […]

Horse & Country launches free service on Vizio SmartCast

Equestrian sports network Horse & Country has launched its free, ad-supported channel on the Vizio SmartCast platform in America. Every new Vizio Smart TV comes equipped with SmartCast and delivers entertainment options with access to hundreds of free channels and content across multiple genres. Audiences can now tune into Horse & Country on channel 507 […]

Estrella Media launches pair of channels on VIZIO SmartCast

Spanish-language media company Estrella Media has launched two channels on VIZIO SmartCast TVs. Available for free 24/7 are the EstrellaTV and Estrella News networks. EstrellaTV offers an aggregation of Spanish-language programming including national and local news shows, sports, entertainment, talk, reality, drama, and comedy, primarily produced in its Estrella Studios in Burbank, California. Estrella News […]

Vizio files for IPO

TV maker Vizio has filed its S-1 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, stating the company’s intentions to go public. This is the second time that Vizio has filed to go public, following an attempt in 2015 which was withdrawn the next year after the company reached an agreement to sell for US$2 billion. […]

Vizio aims to solve repetitive OTT ads with Universal Frequency Control

Vizio Ads – the TV maker’s advertising arm – has unveiled its new Universal Frequency Control capability. The new tech enables brands to set limits on how often a Vizio TV within a household is exposed to specific ads through its platform. The company said that the product will solve “one of the biggest problems […]

Vizio users watched more than 1 trillion minutes in 2020

Smart TV maker Vizio has said that viewing on its sets jumped up by more than a fifth in 2020 to 1.1 trillion minutes.  Vizio, which is the second-largest smart TV maker in the US, said that it gathered these figures from 17 million sets which had opted in to its viewing measurements and that, […]

Vizio brings Facebook Watch to its smart TVs

Facebook Watch has launched on Vizio SmartCast TV sets. Users in the US will now have access to the fast-growing video app from the social media giant. Facebook Watch promises a personalised TV experience tailored to the user’s interests and social connections across a wide range of subjects including live events, shows, sports, gaming, news […]

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