Please wait while we enable your Account

0%

Contacting Amazon Web Services
Deploying Cloud Servers, Storage, Transcoding & Database Servers
Deploying Global CDN
Deploying Firewall & Enabling Security Measures
Deploying the CMS & Admin Module
Deploying Website, Mobile & TV Apps framework
Creating your FTP account
Finishing up all the modules
Preparing for launch

Inside the labs where Netflix is trying to make televisions suck less

Roshan Dwivedi Published on : 22 May 2015

FXT10224.0

In a nondescript room in the center of Netflix’s headquarters, you can walk into a small, paper white chamber called the Shu. It’s an homage to the solitary confinement cell in Orange Is The New Black, one of Netflix’s most popular original series. And just like the Shu in the show, Netflix’s version is a place of punishment — only of TVs, not humans.

The Shu is actually a faraday cage, a shielded enclosure where outside signals can’t make their way in or out. It’s here where the company tests the latest TV sets as part of a new program that rewards TV makers that have designed sets on which Netflix shines. That means things like turning on quickly, and remembering what show people were watching the next time they open the Netflix’s app on the TV.

The designation program was unveiled back in January, but it’s only now beginning to make its way into this year’s crop of TV sets, something the company showed off to a small group of reporters during a day-long tour around its headquarters in Los Gatos, California, yesterday. Right now, only about 20 sets have been blessed with the designation, a figure Netflix hopes will grow throughout the rest of this year. Looking ahead, Netflix also plans to make its requirements a moving target, not only to keep up with new TV and video on demand technology, but to help push the ones it thinks should become new standards.

Read the entire story here.

Written by: Roshan Dwivedi

Add your comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Try Muvi One free for 14 days

No Credit Card Required

.muvi.com
Your website will be at https://yourname.muvi.com, you can change this later.

Upcoming Webinar
March 27

8:00AM PST

Introducing Muvi Live Paywall: Monetizing Live Streams

Introducing Muvi Live Paywall: Monetizing Live Streams,” where we delve into the cutting-edge world of live streaming monetization. As the landscape of streaming services evolves, Muvi is at the forefront with a revolutionary Paywall PPV monetization solution designed to empower businesses to maximize revenue from their live streams and events.

In this engaging webinar, we will provide a comprehensive overview of Muvi Live’s Paywall feature, exploring its functionalities, and the unparalleled advantages it offers to creators and businesses, especially those in the streaming industry. From seamless payment integrations to personalized user experiences, we’ll guide you through the key aspects that make Muvi Live Paywall a game-changer for content monetization.

Why Attend the Webinar:

  • Understand the present state of live stream monetization solutions.
  • Introducing Muvi Live Paywall – the ultimate PPV monetization solution for live streams.
  • Live demo of the Paywall feature: from setting up the price to purchasing and watching the stream.
  • How Muvi Live’s Paywall feature stands out among the rest.
  • Insightful tips on how to maximize your live stream revenue.

Introducing Muvi Live Paywall: Monetizing Live Streams,” where we delve into the cutting-edge world of live streaming monetization. As the landscape of streaming services evolves, Muvi is at…...

Event Language: English
1 hour