Posted Fri Dec 9, 2016 at 10:30 AM PST by Steven Cohen
The live and video-on-demand service is now part of the VIZIO SmartCast family.
VIZIO has announced the addition of XUMO to its collection of VIZIO SmartCast-enabled apps. XUMO now joins previously released VIZIO SmartCast-enabled apps like Vudu, Crackle, Hulu, Pluto TV, iHeartRadio, FandangoNOW, and Google Play Movies & TV.
"The VIZIO SmartCast app gives consumers instant access to an ever-expanding library of content options available through our partners," said Matt McRae, Chief Technology Officer, VIZIO. "We're excited for our latest integration with XUMO which offers VIZIO customers even more entertainment options from the app’s premium collection of OTT channels."
XUMO offers more than 70 premium OTT channels, including Time Inc.'s People/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN) and Sports Illustrated, Tastemade, Refinery29, FailArmy, The Pet Collective from Jukin Media, Funny Or Die, Outside TV Shorts and more. The VIZIO SmartCast app allows users to control their VIZIO SmartCast devices from any room in the home and stream content from their mobile devices straight to the big screen. SmartCast users can also search and browse content by genre across multiple apps at once, allowing customers to browse through titles from XUMO alongside catalogs from other popular apps. In addition, the newly improved app now offers a faster all-around content aggregation experience with quicker load times and speedier search results. The VIZIO SmartCast app is available for download on iOS and Android smartphones or tablets, and comes preinstalled on the 2016 P-Series and M-Series Android Tablet Remotes.
"By prioritizing the consumer's choice and allowing them the option to stream content whenever and wherever they like, XUMO is helping make entertainment simple again," said Colin Petrie-Norris, CEO, XUMO. "The deep integration of XUMO into the VIZIO SmartCast app arms users with another effortless way to consume their favorite shows, movies and live streams by casting content directly to the SmartCast display."
The VIZIO SmartCast ecosystem includes the company's 2016 P-Series, M-Series, and E-Series 4K Ultra HD Displays, as well as several soundbar models.
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