The partnership between Netflix and Sony Electronics was announced in July. Separately, Netflix and Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) announced a partnership to make thousands of movies and TV episodes from Netflix available to be streamed instantly to TVs via the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system
In addition to an unlimited Netflix subscription, your Sony HDTV must have an Internet video link module and Engadget, wise followers of this industry that they are, may have put it best:
It just takes applying the latest software update and you’re in business. BRAVIA owners were promised the update back in July, and let us be the first to point and laugh insensitively at PS3 owners who have use a “DVD” to get Netflix working on their Cell-powered supermachines
Cutting to the chase, “Sony BRAVIA TVs now available to instantly stream movies and TV episodes from Netflix include” the following series “in 40-inch, 46-inch and 52-inch screen sizes:”
Sony’s N460 Network BD Player also supports Netflix Watch Instantly.
New Content Partner IFC Adds over 50 films to On-line Library
And as has been the case, when Netflix makes announcements, they comes in two’s (bad things come in three’s).
IFC Entertainment and Netflix have struck a streaming partnership that gives the online movie rental service U.S. rights to 53 indie films. The IFC titles become available for streaming on televisions and computers today. Additional titles will be added on an ongoing basis
Netflix has a very good reputation for serving the independent film market, and this relationship while solidify, not only Netflix’s standing in the indie cinema community, but also adds another pipeline to an already large online library of titles to stream.
Now you may watch Susanne Bier’s “Brothers”foreign language predecessor to Lionsgate’s upcoming release (trailer below).
More films, more device. Netflix viewers rejoice. Happy viewing.