Vizio may be one of many largest sellers of smart TVs within the U.S., however it’s not at all times the quickest so as to add new options, as Vizio house owners who’re additionally TikTok customers know all too nicely. When TikTok introduced its first good TV app, TikTok TV, in November 2021, it included compatibility with Samsung’s Tizen good OS, Google TV (and different Android TV flavors), and 2018 and newer LG WebOS-powered TVs. Even Amazon’s Fire TV platform obtained in on the TikTok TV motion, however Vizio TVs had been nowhere to be discovered. As of June 23, that omission has lastly been rectified with the addition of the TikTok TV app on Vizio TVs.
In an emailed press launch, Vizio notes that the combination will let its customers uncover movies from their favourite TikTok creators and matters instantly from their TV’s dwelling display, with no further downloads required.
“TikTok is a cultural phenomenon redefining the that means of leisure, music, and video alike,” stated Katherine Pond, Vizio’s vice chairman of enterprise growth. “Extending this distinctive app off the cell phone and onto the largest display within the dwelling is a vital evolution of the Vizio TV expertise.”
To make use of the TikTok TV app on a Vizio TV, Vizio says it solely takes “a couple of clicks” on the house display, or you’ll be able to register along with your current account particulars.
When you’re within the TikTok TV app, you’ll have entry to TikTok’s “For You” and “Following” feeds. You’ll additionally have the ability to use the Uncover web page to search out extra of your favourite TikTok content material, creators, and classes.
Vizio claims that the “better part” is that the app provides AutoPlay, which serves a steady content material feed with out interruptions between TikTok movies.
Getting its app on as many good TV platforms as doable may be about greater than individuals getting to observe 15-second movies on a giant display: TikTok is reportedly exploring methods to introduce games to its platform. If that’s true, TVs might change into an vital ingredient of the general TikTok expertise.