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Vizio enhances SmartCast app

January 10, 2017

Vizio has announced new updates to its Vuzui SmartCast app user experience. With an expanding library of integrated apps like Vudu, Hulu, iHeartRadio, Crackle, FandangoNow and Google Play Movies & TV1, and ongoing enhancements to the overall user experience, the Vizio SmartCast app makes it simple for consumers to stream content to any SmartCast device in the home. Updates include convenient new features including a streamlined home screen, content catalogue updates and a tutorial to help users get the most out of their entertainment experience.

Recent enhancements to the Vizio SmartCast app provide users with larger buttons on the home screen interface to help simplify navigation and ensure key functions are easily accessible. Other updates include access to more TV shows and movies from the home screen, bringing popular entertainment options to the forefront for consumers.  The home screen will also soon include a Featured section with added content recommendations.  The Vizio SmartCast app home screen also now includes a convenient Cast Apps section, featuring popular Chromecast-enabled apps like Netflix, XUMO and Pluto TV for quick accessibility.

“One of the key Vizio SmartCast differentiators when compared to traditional Smart TV platforms is our ability to continuously enhance the experience with quick improvements which any user can enjoy right from their own mobile device,” said Matt McRae, Chief Technology Officer, Vizio. “The latest round of enhancements were designed to further simplify consumer interaction with the SmartCast app, giving users quicker access to controls, content and more.”

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