Vizio adds support for Amazon Alexa voice controls on its SmartCast TVs

Vizio has announced an Amazon Alexa skill for its SmartCast TVs, allowing users to power their devices on and off, as well as adjusting volume, channel, and input, solely through voice commands on Amazon’s smart assistant.

Vizio owners have been able to control their SmartCast TVs with Google Home for over a year, and now the company is furthering its digital assistant integration with newly added support for Amazon Alexa. Once users have configured the new Vizio SmartCast Alexa skill, they’ll be able to turn the TV on and off using voice commands, as well as control things like volume, channel, and input. And, d...