Apple has confirmed that leading television manufacturers are bringing support for AirPlay and HomeKit to their Smart TVs. Here’s what this means for you and how these capabilities, previously requiring an Apple TV, will work on third-party TV hardware.
Vizio has revealed SmartCast 3.0 at CES 2019 today, adding support for Apple’s AirPlay 2 and HomeKit technologies to bring customers features like multi-room audio and casting from iOS/macOS without needing an Apple TV.
An updated version of the Shortcuts app sports limited integration with Apple’s HomeKit system for the connected home. This might suggest that Siri Suggestions, and not the Home app, is powering current HomeKit integration.