Originally Posted by michaeltscott
There's no 1080p for anyone; if your player can say "Super HD" then "HD" means 720p-only.
They mentioned also (somewhere) that existing 1080p eligible devices would play super HD 1080p No mention of PC *other than Win 8 / IE 11
Getting Super HD on PS3 but not PC I read win 8 IE11 will support a Netflix HTML5 super HD stream and that final build of win 7 IE 11 will not and for now will continue with Silverlight. .
If Chrome adds HTML 5 Media Source Extensions and Encrypted Media Extensions DRM (or something like that ) to existing PC platform browsers and I'm assuming that would enable super HD in chrome regardless of OS as long as the hardware was capable or at least on win 7 ??? maybe Firefox also?
I read this also http://www.itproportal.com/2013/04/17/netflix-to-ditch-silverlight-in-favour-of-html5/
Saw this at Netflix to add to the confusion . I will bold the player sentence regarding HD logo maybe we can figure this out ?
Found it here https://support.netflix.com/en/node/8731
Netflix Super HD
Netflix now offers Super HD streaming on many devices, including:
Sony PlayStation 3
Apple TV with 1080p
Roku with 1080p*
Nintendo Wii U
Windows 8 App
TiVo Premiere DVR
Blu-Ray Players, Smart TV's, Home Theaters, and Streaming Players with existing Netflix 1080p support*
More devices coming soon!
You can find Super HD titles by looking for the Super HD logo on the movie description page on compatible devices.
Please note that Super HD requires an Internet connection speed of at least 5Mb/s, and 7Mb/s for our highest available video quality.*Note: Although some Super HD eligible devices do not currently display the Super HD logo, we continue to provide Super HD video quality for these devices.
Some old news ( I just stumbled on ) Microsoft might be building an STB streaming player along the lines of Roku for those who otherwise would not pay the premium an X box .
http://www.itproportal.com/2013/05/13/microsoft-considers-launching-streaming-set-top-box/Edited by tubetwister - 10/18/13 at 11:50pm