[mythtv-users] netflix streaming on myth like xbox360?

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Jun 25 17:12:04 UTC 2008

On Jun 25, 2008, at 9:36 AM, Chad wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 10:25 AM, Dan Littlejohn
> <dan.littlejohn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Saw this article about setting up an xbox to stream netflix.  Is  
>> there
>> anything going on to try and do the same thing on myth?
>> http://lifehacker.com/396881/turn-your-xbox-360-into-a-streaming-netflix-player
>> Dan
>> _______________________________________________
> I don't really see it possible until Netflix decides to open up their
> browser restrictions.

You can always fake which browser is making the requests. Opera even  
has a built-in option to pretend it's IE when making requests. The DRM  
is the problem.

>  I can't watch streaming netflix on anything
> other than Internet Explorer.  Except for my Roku Netflix Box of
> course ;)
> If you did have a Roku box you could probably slap together an HD-PVR
> + Roku + MythTV setup where you could them stream into a "recording"
> that could then be watched on multiple MythTV systems throughout your
> network.

Now that sounds interesting! $99 for the Roku box + $249 for an  
additional HD-PVR = movie watching joy whenever I want.

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