Posted Wed Oct 16, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
The new set-top box offers smart TV features and streaming capabilities.
Vizio has detailed its latest streaming player, the Co-Star LT. The simple device grants any HDTV smart TV capabilities, offering an assortment of apps and support for mobile gear.
The Co-Star LT features an HDMI input, an HDMI output, integrated Wi-Fi, a USB port, advanced HTML 5 capabilities, and support for up to 1080p playback and 3D. The device also includes Vizio's Internet Apps Plus which offers an expanded library of full-screen applications, including Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus, iHeartRadio, M-GO, Netflix, YouTube, and VUDU. In addition, the updated interface lets users browse through apps while still watching live TV and offers second screen syncing options for tablets and smartphones.
"The latest generation of Vizio Internet Apps Plus represents years of forward-looking development and design. Delivering more power through a new full-screen mode and enhanced multi-screen viewing features, the platform offers an incredibly intuitive and seamless entertainment experience," said Matt McRae, Vizio Chief Technology Officer. "The Co-Star LT stream player's unique ability to integrate live TV and streaming apps, offers standard HDTV owners a simple upgrade option. One of the most advanced smart TV experiences on the market, the new Vizio Internet Apps Plus platform also gives users access to the added convenience of second-screen interactivity."
The Vizio Co-Star LT Stream Player is now available for a suggested retail price of $80.
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