Kinect for Xbox 360 Now Adds Support For Netflix

Netflix on Xbox 360 has got a major update to include support for controlling the experience using Kinect for Xbox 360 peripheral.

With this new update for Netflix on Xbox 360, you will be able to control Netflix user interface by various gestures, such as waving of hand, and voice.

Today we released an update to the Netflix experience on Xbox 360. The next time you start up Netflix, you’ll be prompted to accept the update which introduces Kinect support for Netflix.

That means controller-free navigation of thousands of movies and TV show, allowing you to use just the sound of your voice or wave of your hand to control your favorite Netflix content.

You’ll be able to select movies and TV shows recommended for you by Netflix, as well as play, pause, fast forward and rewind using gesture or voice. Kinect support for Netflix on Xbox LIVE will also feature an exclusive new recommendation channel that is controller-free and uses a smart engine to suggest movies or TV shows based on your viewing habits and instant queue.

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