Following up on third-party news at CES 2019, Apple has published a list of the preliminary Televisions slated to get AirPlay 2– including great information for recent Vizio and also Samsung purchasers, however not for LG or Sony proprietors.
All Vizio D-, E-, M-, and P-Series sets shipped because 2017 ought to prepare after a software upgrade, Apple showed, in addition to 2018 as well as 2019 P-Series Quantum models. Samsung is, on the other hand, appealing assistance on 4-, 5-, 6-, 7-, 8-, as well as QLED-Series collections made in 2018 and 2019.
Just 2019 models of LG’s OLED, UHD UM7X, and also NanoCell SM8X and SM9X Televisions will have compatibility. Likewise, the very first Sony sets will certainly be this year’s Z9G, A9G, X950G, and X850G– when it comes to the X850G, variations 55 inches or bigger.
Samsung stunned the technology sector on Sunday by exposing it would be including both AirPlay 2 and also an iTunes app to Televisions. Up until today, third-party AirPlay 2 support was primarily constrained to audio speakers as well as receivers, as well as iTunes was restricted to Apple tools and Windows Computers.
Statements from Vizio, LG, and also Sony followed suit, though none of those mentioned a native iTunes application.
AirPlay 2 will allow people with Apple items press photos, video clip, and sound to Televisions, including via Siri commands like “Play ‘Blade Jogger 2049’ in the Living Area.” It likewise indicates HomeKit assimilation for purposes like automation and managing some TV functions with the Apple Residence application.