January 8, 2013
Netflix, the largest provider of streaming content has announced new “Super HD” and 3-D streaming for select devices. Currently only available for U.S. subscribers using Cablevision and Google Fiber, Super HD provides higher quality video for 1080p HDTVs at no additional cost. Netflix Super HD requires an Internet connection with at least 5Mb/s download. Netflix Super HD will be available on PS3, WiiU, Windows 8, Roku, Apple TVs with 1080p, and select smart TVs and Blu-Ray players. More devices are expected to be added soon. To see if you qualify, visit Netflix’s official Super HD page while connected to your Wi-Fi network. At the start, Netflix’s 3-D library is extremely limited. It includes the action fantasy drama "Immortals," Red Bull Media House's snowboarding documentary "The Art of Flight," and a number of titles from the Discovery/Sony/Imax joint venture, 3net Studios. This includes the original 3-D series "African Wild," "Scary Tales," and "Live Fire."