Vizio Launches the Vizio Co-Star Smart TV Device

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Vizio Launches the Vizio Co-Star Smart TV Device


Vizio_Co-Star_Streaming_media_device.jpgVIZIO announced today the launch of the VIZIO Co-Star Stream Player. Using the latest version of Google TV, the VIZIO Co-Star makes it easy to transform any HDTV into the ultimate smart TV, merging live and streaming entertainment into one intuitive and easy experience. With VIZIO's new stream player, users get access to thousands of apps, full-screen web browsing capabilities-via Google Chrome with Adobe Flash Player and HTML 5 support.

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Unique to the stream player market, the VIZIO Co-Star offers the distinct advantage of connecting to a cable or satellite box. This allows viewers to enjoy live TV along with the web, apps, OnLive cloud gaming, and other streaming entertainment without interrupting what they're already watching. This integrated experience along with the universal touchpad remote with keyboard eliminates the need to switch TV inputs or remotes to access alternative content.

The added benefit of Google TV's search feature lets viewers easily browse websites, hunt for streaming movies or locate their favorite TV shows; and with picture-in-picture technology, it can all be done while simultaneously watching live TV action.

In addition to apps such as Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, M-GO, YouTube and iHeartRadio, the VIZIO Co-Star is reportedly the first stream player to offer video games on demand through the OnLive Game Service. OnLive allows users to demo, watch and play hundreds of top-tier video games directly from 'the cloud' via their VIZIO Co-Star, eliminating the need for users to own an independent game console.

The VIZIO Co-Star includes a universal Bluetooth remote with an innovative touchpad that lets you touch, tap, scroll and drag. A full QWERTY keyboard helps users search for their favorite entertainment.

The VIZIO Co-Star incorporates support for 1080p Full HD and 3D entertainment, built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi, a USB port, and support for any DLNA-enabled phone, tablet, or computer on the TV screen.

The VIZIO CO-Star will be available for pre-orders in July 2012 only on VIZIO.com for $99.99, with an introductory free shipping offer, while supplies last.

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