VIZIO announced today new Alexa capabilities are coming to VIZIO SmartCast TVs. In the past, you could use Alexa to turn on and off your TV and other basic features. Now you will be able to search for movies or shows by title, genre, or cast members through a nearby Alexa Echo device.
“At VIZIO, we are always looking for ways to enhance the entertainment experience and bring more value to our customers. We are thrilled to offer improved SmartCast features not only to new customers but for current VIZIO SmartCast TV users as well,” said Bill Baxter, chief technology officer, VIZIO. “The timing couldn’t be better with the excitement around fall TV premieres because the new Alexa features give viewers more ways to easily find the content they love.”
VIZIO also announced that more SmartCast TVs will soon support Google Assistant letting you launch apps, switch inputs, and power on and off the TVs.
Here is how you can connect Alexa to your VIZIO SmartCast TV:
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