VIZIO SmartCast Named CES 2022 Innovation Awards Honoree
This award recognizes the latest generation of VIZIO SmartCast, which now includes built-in voice capabilities, a redesigned program guide, and new streaming services and channels to discover. The Smart TV platform provides audiences with home screen access to must-have apps like Netflix, Disney+, Apple TV, HBO Max, as well as access to hundreds of free channels through VIZIO’s WatchFree+ app. In addition, SmartCast supports streaming from devices with Apple AirPlay and Chromecast built-in, as well as smart home connectivity with Apple HomeKit, Google Assistant and Alexa-enabled devices.
The announcement was made ahead of CES 2022, the world’s most influential technology event, happening Jan. 5-8 in Las Vegas, NV and virtually. The CES Innovation Awards program, owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, is an annual competition honoring outstanding design and engineering in 27 consumer technology product categories.
“We are thrilled to have VIZIO SmartCast named as a CES 2022 Innovation Awards honoree,” said David Rudnick, Senior Vice President Product Engineering of VIZIO. “Smart TVs have gotten smarter, and with SmartCast, people no longer need to purchase a stick or box to watch their favorite entertainment. At VIZIO, we’re driving the future of television, and our award-winning SmartCast offers a wide range of content, search and discovery features, interoperability, and smart home connectivity to millions of U.S. consumers right out of the box.”
An elite panel of industry expert judges, including members of the media, designers, engineers and more, reviewed more than 1800 submissions based on innovation, engineering and functionality, aesthetic and design. Visit CES.tech for all CES 2022 updates, including health protocols and registration.
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