Thursday, July 21, 2011

Netflix

Hace unos días os comentaba la revolución que estaba suponiendo Netflix como vídeoclub Blockbuster online en USA. Pues bien, hoy quiero dar a conocer las capacidades de este sistema...

En Netflix te explican que es un servicio de vídeo online para películas, series, vídeos, shows por tan sólo 7,99 dólares al mes:

NETFLIX
Instantly watch as many movies as you want!
For only $7,99 a month


- Streaming instantly over the Internet to your computer & TV
- Watch as often as you want, anytime you want
- Cancel anytime


Además Netflix te dá la posibilidad de probar durante 1 mes el servicio de forma gratuita (Start your 1 month free trial

Según los datos que proporciona la empresa, Netflix es el líder en los servicios de subscripción online:
About Netflix:
With more than 20.01 million members globally, Netflix is the leading online subscription service streaming movies & TV episodes over the Internet. For only $7.99 a month, Netflix members can instantly watch unlimited movies & TV episodes streamed to their TVs and computers.


Al conectarme a la web de Netflix aparece el siguiente mensaje informando que no puedo utilizar el servicio por estar fuera de USA:

We're not sure you will be able to sign up
for Netflix from your area.

You will need a valid U.S. mailing address to sign up for Netflix. Also, you will only be able to watch instantly if you are in the 50 United States or Washington, D.C. It looks like you are outside the United States. If this is incorrect, please contact your Internet provider for help. We are sorry for any inconvenience.


Netflix: Unlimited TV episodes & movies instantly over the Internet!
Connect devices like there to your Netflix account to instantly watch on your TV, you decide what to watch and when to watch.

Así pues Netflix puedes ver de forma ilimitada capítulos de series de televisión y películas de forma instantánea y sobre Internet.
Además permite utilizar cualquiera de las cónsolas de videojuegos como la Wii, PS3 o XBOX 360, para poder conectar Netflix y ver el streaming online los capítulos o las películas directamente por la tele o por un ordenador cualquiera.


Aunque no lo pude probar, estas són las sencillas instrucciones para instalar Netflix en tu consola de juegos:

- Xbox 360: Simply click on Netflix in the Video Marketplace. Follow the onscreen instructions to connect your Xbox 360 to your Netflix account. Xbox LIVE Gold membership is required.

- PS3: On your PS3, visit the PlayStation Network section of the main menu. Simply install Netflix from the "What's New" area and then follow the on screen instructions.

- Wii: Simply click on Netflix in the Wii Shop. Follow the on screen instructions to connect your Wii to your Netflix account.

- iPad or iPhone: Just download the FREE Netflix application from the Apple App store and log into your Netflix account.

- Other Devices: You can also watch instantly via some Internet connected Blu-ray players as well as some Internet connected HDTVs.
You can also watch instantly via your TiVo or Roku.

Para finalizar con la explicación del servicio que ofrece Netflix comentar que permite por 2 dólares más al mes el formato clásico de videoclub con alquiler de DVDs o incluso Blu-ray:

Can I get DVDs by mail from Netflix?
Yes. During sign up, you can add unlimited DVDs by mail for only $2 more a month. With DVDs by mail, you'll get an even broader selection of movies & TV episodes. You can exchange each DVD as often as you want with no due dates or late fees — ever!

Does Netflix carry Blu-ray movies?
Yes, we carry Blu-ray movies and are adding more as they are released by the studios. You can add access to Blu-ray discs to your account at any time for an additional $2 a month.

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