According to a new report, Google may be working with TV manufacturer Vizio to build Chromecast features into forthcoming TVs. As noted by Variety, the effort would eschew Google's Android TV platform in favor of Chromecast's simpler method of operation:
This would be an interesting turn for Google, whose Android TV platform is already built into a number of TVs and includes casting support in addition to an on-screen interface and full-fledged apps. This new approach, however, would essentially result in building Chromecast into the TV rather than requiring an extra dongle.
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