This is Netflix on Silverlight

Video of Netflix running on Microsoft's Silverlight technology.

Scott Guthrie, GM of platform development at Microsoft, gave a talk targeted at developers here at the Mix 07 conference (which is, frankly, all targeted at developers). Here's the takeaway from his talk for Web users: HD-quality streaming video, as well as "DVD-like interactivity and overlays."

Guthrie quickly handed off his talk to Netflix for a demo we've been waiting for, by Neil Hunt of Netflix and Darin Brown of Avenue A/Razorfish. Check out the video:

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Rafe Needleman reviews mobile apps and products for fun, and picks startups apart when he gets bored. He has evaluated thousands of new companies, most of which have since gone out of business.

 

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