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Samsung Blu-ray player upgraded to stream HD from Netflix

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 01 Dec 2008 14:10 User comments (1)

Samsung Blu-ray player upgraded to stream HD from Netflix Beginning this month, Samsung’s Netflix-streaming Blu-ray players will be upgraded to allow access to the rental company's over 300 high-definition movie and TV titles.
The two current Netflix model, BD-P2500 and BD-P2550, offer access to Netflix's 12,000-strong "Watch Instantly" streaming service, but almost all of those titles are in SD. A firmware update coming this week will allow the players to handle HD playback however.

The content, in an effort to save buffering time, will be in 720p resolution and will also include only standard definition audio.

“Our state-of-the art Blu-ray players truly have become the ultimate HD digital entertainment delivery system with the latest support to allow HD streaming from Netflix,”
said Reid Sullivan, VP of marketing, audio/video and imaging at Samsung Electronics America. “By understanding changing consumer interests, we are making it easier for consumers to experience a vast world of captivating content, instantaneously, all at the touch of a button.”

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122.3.2010 20:53

DON'T DO THE UPDATE IT WILL FRY YOUR SYSTEM IT DID IT TO ME AND MY UNCLE

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