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AirPlay 2 and HomeKit for smart TVs: Everything you need to know!

2 monthes ago   |   By iMore

HomeKit is coming to smart TVs, but what exactly does that mean?
At CES 2019, Apple and big named television set manufacturers announced upcoming support for AirPlay 2 and HomeKit, but does that mean your TV can turn on your lights or you can ask Siri to play a particular movie without the need of an Apple TV? Before you decide to upgrade your living room entertainment set up, here's everything you need to know about HomeKit on smart TVs.
What's new with AirPlay 2 and HomeKit for smart TVs?
January 6, 2019: Samsung, VIZIO, Sony, and LG announce support for AirPlay 2 on smart TVs
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All Vizio SmartCast TVs Since 2016 Get AirPlay 2 Support

All Vizio SmartCast TVs Since 2016 Get AirPlay 2 Support

2 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Several TV manufacturers confirmed at the Consumer Electronics Show 2019 this week in Las Vegas that they will be adding Apple AirPlay 2 support to some of their new TVs soon. Vizio was one of them and it has now confirmed an additional detail which will bring joy to many of its customers. The company has confirmed that all of its SmartCast TVs released since 2016 will not only get support for AirPlay 2 but for HomeKit as well.
When Apple put up a list of AirPlay 2 compatible TVs , it mentioned Vizio models from 2017, 2018, and the models for 2019. No 2016 models were on the list even...
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