Vizio Internet Apps : Brief OverviewBy Jayita, Gaea News Network
Monday, February 8, 2010
Vizio, the pioneer of flat panel HDTV in America has launched three HDTV models with VIZIO Internet Apps (TM) (VIA). Industry’s first Internet connected HDTV will include built-in wireless (802.11n dual-band) networking and Bluetooth universal remote control with sliding QWERTY keyboard.ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
The three models, 55″ VF552XVT, 47″ SV472XVT and 42″ SV422XVT LCD HDTVs with VIA will serve content for your widgets such as Amazon Video on Demand, Flickr, Netflix, Rhapsody, Twitter, VUDU and Yahoo TV. These widgets will be pre-loaded on the TV and you can access them by touching a single button on the premium Bluetooth universal remote control.
All three models include USB video inputs that offer high quality 1080p video playback. The 42-inch to 55-inch models also deliver 240 Hz (SPS) Scenes Per Second with Smooth Motion(TM) technology, Full 1080p HD resolution, SRS TruVolume and SRS TruSurround HD.
HDTV with Bluetooth universal remote control with built-in sliding QWERTY keyboard, allows users to easily type and interact with their favorite apps — all without having to point the remote at the TV. So, you don’t have to indulge in onscreen keying. The customized universal remote also uses infrared to control all of the A/V devices connected to their HDTV, such as DVD and Blu-ray players, VCRs, audio devices, cable and satellite set-top boxes, DVRs, and other components.
Vizio Internet Apps deliver on-demand HD movies, TV episodes, music, social networking, photos and more. User can download additional apps from the Internet directly to their HDTV.
The price of three HDTV models are also in your reach. 55-inch HDTV will be tagged as $2,199 while the 47-inch jumps $200 over the previous edition to $1,699. Price of the 42-inch will be the cheapest among the three, at $1,199. The tentative time of arrival of these HDTV’s are in between July and September.