Vizio Rolls Out its Apple AirPlay 2 Update


Vizio has started rolling out its support for the latest Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit platforms. This update comes via its SmartCast 3.0 platform. This platform lets users play music, videos and view photos right from their iOS devices such as iPhone, iPad and even Mac devices. The same update is rolled out for the older versions of Vizio from 2016 as well.

If you own an Apple device, then this update will let you use your iOS device to watch full 4K videos and Dolby Vision to Vizio SmartCast TVs. Apart from watching 4K videos, users can play music of all types and can even view photos from the iOS device right on the big Television screen.

SmartCast 3.0 is the latest casting platform for the new generation Vizio Smart Televisions. With the support of AirPlay 2 and HomeKit from Apple, users can even share Movies, TV Shows and online streaming from device to Television. This update supports numerous third-party apps as well. It also supports Apple TV app.

Once connected, users will be able to take full control of the Television on the Home App right from an iOS device. This integration of Vizio with Apple’s AirPlay 2 is definitely a great update as it will support the new generation Virtual Assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Google’s Assistant. It will also support Amazon Alexa assistant.

Vizio is the only manufacturer supporting all major virtual voice assistant. No other brand offers compatibility with all voice assistant except Vizio. Vizio’s Integration for Apple TV was first announced in the January month during this year’s CES 2019.

To enable this service and to connect and watch your favorite stuff on the platform, you first need to make a proper connection between the devices. Just select the AirPlay icon from your device within the SmartCast. Once done, you will be able to stream 4K and Dolby Digital videos from Apple TV.

Apart from this, other Apple TV compatible apps will also be explored on the Vizio Smart Televisions once a proper connection is established. AirPlay 2 lets you explore videos on multiple rooms. This will definitely a great update for all the Vizio users.

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