Vizio Inc. is a private American electronic company based in Irvine, California in the United States. Vizio was founded in 2002 by William Wang, Laynie Newsome, and Ken Lower. Vizio designs and produces televisions, sound bars, and speakers. Vizio’s most popular items are television sets. Some of Vizio’s other products include the Vizio Tablet PC, Vizio’s CT14 Ultrabook, the Vizio Co-Star, and the SmartCast Tablet Remote products. Vizio’s plama and LCD products are available at retailers like BJ’s Wholesale, Costo Wholesale, Sam’s Club, and Wal-Mart. Vizio’s products are sold at a lower price point than other products from better-known brands.
Vizio was created in October of 2002 as V Inc. Vizio was created by the entrepreneur William Wang as well as 2 co-founders, Laynie Newsome and Ken Lowe. The company was created with $60,000 in capital and 3 employees in total. In 2004, the company changed its name to Vizio.
The types of products that Vizio mostly are electronics like TVs, including OLED TVs, 4K UHD TVs, LCD TVs, LED TVs, and soundbars. Vizio also produces surround sound systems, viewer data, and advertising. Vizio has been ranked as #1 for U.S. LCD HDTV shipments. Vizio’s products are sold by various retailers worldwide.
Vizio is an American company and its headquarters are located in Irvine, California. The company was originally founded in Costa Mesa in California. Vizio has manufacturing facilities in both China and Mexico. Vizio also manufactures in Vietnam and follows the agreements with the ODM assemblers of each country.