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Netflix Adds Support for Kinect

Netflix Adds Support for KinectXbox’s Major Nelson just announced that the anticipated Kinect support for Netflix has gone live.  I can’t say much more than that, other than what you’d expect, move your hands to select a movie, so I’ll just quote Larry here:

Today we released an update to the Netflix experience on Xbox 360. The next time you start up Netflix, you’ll be prompted to accept the update which introduces Kinect support for Netflix.
That means controller-free navigation of thousands of movies and TV show, allowing you to use just the sound of your voice or wave of your hand to control your favorite Netflix content.
You’ll be able to select movies and TV shows recommended for you by Netflix, as well as play, pause, fast forward and rewind using gesture or voice. Kinect support for Netflix on Xbox LIVE will also feature an exclusive new recommendation channel that is controller-free and uses a smart engine to suggest movies or TV shows based on your viewing habits and instant queue.

Source: Major Nelson


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