Walmart is getting ready to launch a Vudu-based Chromecast competitor

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Walmart is the latest company trying to attract cord cutters with a video streaming device.

The company is going to be releasing its own Chromecast-like streaming dongle that works with the Walmart-owned Vudu platform, according to a Federal Communications Commission filing.

The FCC filing, first spotted by GigaOm, lays out plans for a remote controlled device that connects to televisions via the HDMI port. The filing also contains photos and a user manual for the device, which suggests the Wi-Fi-connected Spark will function much like other streaming sticks, though it appears it will only be compatible with Vudu, and not other services such as Netflix or Hulu. Read more…

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