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Vimeo finally rolls out support for Chromecast, iOS only for now

If you ever wanted to stream videos from Vimeo to a big screen via Chromecast, it is finally possible! The popular video sharing website is finally adding support for Google’s Chromecast. Though, th

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If you ever wanted to stream videos from Vimeo to a big screen via Chromecast, it is finally possible! The popular video sharing website is finally adding support for Google’s Chromecast. Though, the service is available only on iOS for now. Also Read - Chromecast with Google TV (HD) launched in India for an introductory price Rs 4,199

Support for Chromecast has been long coming. The video portal had initially announced in 2013 about its plan to rollout support for Chromecast and reassured it late last year, but it wasn’t until today that it is finally available to consumers. Also Read - Google launches Chromecast with TV in India: Check price, specs, availability

Vimeo is a handy addition to the list of Chromecast supported channels. The video portal has more than 30 million registered users and gleans more than 170 million page views every month. The video portal has partnership with a number of content partners for exclusive content on the website. Also Read - A Google Chromecast with 1080p streaming may launch soon

Chromecast is a USB dongle-shaped HDMI-capable device that is capable of beaming audio and video content on a high definition via Wi-Fi or local network. A user can quickly enable streaming from several apps including Netflix, YouTube, HBO Go on devices including Android smartphone, tablet, iPhone, iPad, Windows PC, and Mac.

As for the support in Android app, a company representative told VentureBeat that support on Android app will be rolling out in coming months. The delay is due to the small development team the company maintains.

  • Published Date: February 28, 2015 3:52 PM IST
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