Netflix Streaming Offered on Samsung Blu-ray Players23 Oct, 2008 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Samsung Electronics Oct. 23 said it made available free firmware upgrades to its Blu-ray players that allow Netflix subscribers to stream movies and music (from Pandora music service) via the Internet directly to the television.
With the upgrade (available at www.samsung.com/bluraysupport), the $399.99 Profile 1.1 (BD-P2500) and Profile 2.0 (BD-P2550) players have access to Netflix’s library of more than 12,000 streaming titles.
The BD-P2550, which also received a BD Live upgrade, separately has access to music downloads from Pandora music service.
DTS-HD high-resolution firmware upgrades will be available Oct. 30.