Michael Hatamoto of CDFreaks says, "Video quality is impressive, but users who are on slower Internet connections may be rather disappointed. I found it to be somewhere between DVD and upscaled DVD quality, and it initially seemed better than Roku's service."
The specs on their HD Quality are here.
In this Contentnext video Reed Hastings addresses what he's doing to build parterships with device makers, timelines for making partnetrships work, reaching TV with web browsers, cost margins of DVD vs. streaming, his competitors like Hulu and traditional cable companies (which he sees as a potential partner among) , how to build the online video inventory and his outlook for the DVD busines for next year.
Liz Gaines wrote yesterday in that "The living room is on the horizon. And Netflix stands ready to capitalize on it. CEO Reed Hastings won us over by being engaged, enthusiastic and realistic about Netflix’s role in our home entertainment near-future. He described the current living room streaming environment, in which sites and devices come up with case-by-case solutions for publishing video, as a “brute force approach,” and instead proposed that a browser run directly on a TV." - from 10 Things We Learned About the Future of Online Video from NTV Live « NewTeeVee
Check out NewTeeVee’s coverage of his keynote or watch it here.
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