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Vizio Builds Google SmartCast Into TVs

  • TWICE, Tuesday, March 22, 2016 4:05 PM

Google Cast-based SmartCast technology will appear in future soundbars and stand-alone speakers of Vizio smart-TVs, according to Joseph Palenchar, citing the television manufacturer. The company embedded Google Cast technology in the TVs, enabling them to stream content through thousands of apps running on a mobile device, including music- and movie-streaming apps. The technology pulls content directly from the cloud instead of the mobile device, reducing the drain on the batteries of mobile devices. It also provides better audio and video quality, per Palenchar.

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