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Vizio Co-Star turns any HDTV into a smart one, incorporates OnLive

Tuesday, 26th June 2012 17:52 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

VVizio has announced its Vizio Co-Star Stream Player, which incorporates Google TV by transforming any HDTV into “the ultimate smart TV.” Users can watch live TV, use apps, game with OnLive, use Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, YouTube and iHeartRadio. It also comes with a universal Bluetooth remote and a full QWERTY keyboard. It also supports 1080p Full HD and 3D with built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi and a USB port. Pre-orders go live in July, and the box will run you $99.99.

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3 Comments

  1. vormison

    I wonder if this will work with the OnLive controller?

    #1 3 years ago
  2. sh4dow

    GoogleTV, huh?
    Reminds me of the scary dystopian vision where Google has a media monopoly and decides for you what you get to read/hear/watch.
    They partly do it with their search engine already (show different results to different users based on their habits)… so I wonder whether that theory will pan out after all.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. slader

    @vormison

    OnLive and Vizio have already confirmed that the Universal OnLive Wireless Controller and other standard USB XInput controllers will work with it. Here’s the confirmation: https://twitter.com/OnLive/status/217653863950467074

    #3 3 years ago

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