LG, Sony, and Vizio announce TVs with AirPlay 2 assist
LG, Sony, and Vizio are becoming a member of Samsung within the first batch of manufacturers to incorporate AirPlay 2 and HomeKit assist of their vary of upcoming TVs.
LG will probably be including AirPlay 2 assist in its vary of 2019 televisions that it introduced at CES. This consists of the LG OLED, LG NanoCell SM9X collection, LG NanoCell SM8X collection, and LG UHD UM7X collection. All of those will probably be delivery later this 12 months.
Sony introduced that it will likely be bringing AirPlay 2 to its 2019 collection of televisions that run on the Android TV platform. This consists of the Z9G collection, A9G collection, and X850G collection that will probably be popping out later this 12 months.
Vizio has essentially the most complete vary of fashions supporting AirPlay 2, together with the P-Sequence Quantum collection from 2018 and 2019. In the meantime, the Vizion P-Sequence, M-Sequence, E-Sequence and D-Sequence will get assist on the 2019, 2018, and even the 2017 fashions.
AirPlay 2 assist will allow iOS and macOS customers to stream content material corresponding to movies, music, pictures from their gadget or do show mirroring. HomeKit assist makes the TV seem in your Dwelling app on iOS and allows you to management the tv utilizing Siri, as with different sensible house units in your community.
Samsung was the primary tv producer so as to add assist for AirPlay 2 and HomeKit at first of CES. Nevertheless, Samsung continues to be the one tv producer to gt the iTunes Motion pictures and TV Exhibits app, which will even let customers buy or lease films and TV reveals from the iTunes retailer or view content material from their current library.
Apple at present lists all producers and fashions on its web site that assist AirPlay 2, and guarantees extra will probably be coming later.