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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