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Published on January 7th, 2019 | by Brad Gibson


CES 2019: LG’s new TVs will support Apple’s AirPlay 2 and HomeKit

On the heels of partnerships with Samsung and Vizio, LG announced Monday at CES support for AirPlay 2 and HomeKit on 2019 smart TVs coming later this year.

AirPlay 2 support will allow users to stream videos, music, photos, and more directly from an iPhone, iPad, and Mac to SmartCast-enabled Vizio TVs, complete with lock screen controls. HomeKit support will enable users to easily control the TV using the Home app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac or Siri voice commands.

Users will be able to stream content from your iOS devices without having to buy an Apple TV. HomeKit support will allow users to control certain smart devices right from their big screen TV.

Apple recently updated its website with information about how AirPlay 2 and HomeKit will be implemented on smart TVs from “leading TV manufacturers,” including Samsung, which is also introducing an iTunes movies and TV shows app in the Spring.

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