Vizio showcases expanded lineup with TruLED and 3D models at CEA Line Shows 2010
Press release, June 22; Yvonne Yu, DIGITIMES [Friday 25 June 2010]
US-based LCD TV vendor Vizio showcased its expanded lineup of HD TVs that include Vizio Internet Apps (VIA), 3D, Razor LED and TruLED at CEA Line Shows, June 22-23, 2010 in New York City.
"As well as focusing on convenient, easy-to-use technologies to access the best in entertainment, information, and social networking - our CEA Line Show sponsorship will demonstrate our leadership in today's hottest technologies including LED backlighting and 3D imaging," stated Laynie Newsome, Vizio Chief Sales Officer and Co-founder. "The early response to our Vizio Internet Apps and LED TVs has been gratifying. Clearly, Americans are looking to Vizio for higher performance and larger size HDTVs. We are moving at a breakthrough pace to bring these to market while maintaining outstanding value for our consumers."
Vizio XVT 3D HDTVs
Two of its 3D TVs offer an Active 3D HD TV solution with their TruLED backlighting. The 55- and 47-inch direct full array TruLED with Smart Dimming Active 3D HDTVs incorporate a frame sequential display and active-shutter glasses that work together with Vizio's 480Hz SPS high frame rate technology with Smooth Motion for amazing 3D images.
Vizio's 42-inch XVT 3D HDTV produces stunning 3D images with Vizio's Razor LED backlighting with Smart Dimming and incorporates a frame sequential display and active-shutter glasses that work together with Vizio's 480Hz SPS high frame rate technology with Smooth Motion. All three models will be shipping in in the fourth quarter of 2010.
Vizio Wireless Internet Apps (VIA) TVs in 22- to 55-inch
Vizio showcased its 42-inch XVT series Razor LED HDTV along with the M261VP 26-inch Razor LED LCD HDTV with Vizio Internet Apps. It and its sister, the M220NV, are the smallest Internet-enabled HDTVs that put the best of the web right on a TV screen, offering the convenience of on-demand movies, TV shows, social networking, music, photos and more at the push of a button. With built-in WiFi (802.11n) for easy set-up, the M261VP also boasts full HD with Razor LED backlighting for brilliant clarity in an elegant, razor thin design.
Vizio Internet Apps (VIA)
All XVT sets feature the Vizio Internet Apps (VIA) Connected HDTV platform, delivering unprecedented choice and control of web-based content directly to the TV without the need of a PC or set-top box. Current Apps from top online content and service brands including Amazon Video On Demand, Facebook, Flickr, Netflix, Rhapsody, Twitter, VUDU, and Yahoo! TV Widgets, as well as several new apps recently released, including:
NBA Game Time - provides fans with access to NBA scores, highlights and news throughout the entire year. Browse live and past game scores, view team and player game stats, stay updated on NBA and Team news and even view NBA video and game recaps.
RadioTime - listen to over 25,000 live radio stations or millions of on-demand programs from local dial or worldwide. Access your RadioTime.com Presets, search by genres, DJs, personalities, sports games, or regions.
SyncTV Kids (soon to be Zoing) – watch thousands of full-length kids TV shows instantly. Zoing is an exciting new kids video app available on a wide variety of other Internet-enabled devices as well, such as smart phones, and is free of charge for a limited time.
Able to connect to the Internet using the built-in high definition wireless (802.11n dual-band) or a wired connection, accessing on demand movies, TV episodes, music and other online content is easy, Vizio XVT Series HDTVs with VIA include a Bluetooth universal remote control with sliding QWERTY keyboard that makes thumb-typing easy.