Vizio mocks and destroys the curved TV trend in this new ‘infomercial’

Vizio’s got Samsung in its sights. A new ad released today by the US-based TV manufacturer is lighthearted in tone, but it’s also a brutal takedown of the curved TV concept that Samsung, LG, and others have been pitching to consumers over the last couple years. The “revolutionary, remarkable, radical piece of technology” that’s the centerpiece of Vizio’s mock infomercial is a ridiculous set of Anti-Curve Glasses that will turn your curved TV into “a beautiful flatscreen.” You know, the very kind of TV that Vizio specializes in and sells a ton of.

This is the company that’s already kicked 3D to the curb, so it’s no surprise to see Vizio tackling what many consider to be a gimmick meant to tempt TV shoppers into an early upgrade. The…

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