Microsoft’s Xbox: A Fast Evolving Broadband Video Platform — Premium Service Free this Weekend
Introduced as videogame console, the Xbox from Microsoft is fast becoming powerful video viewing device.
The device connects to the Internet and streams high quality video. It has a number of offerings including Netflix, Last.fm and integration with social networks.
A number of the enhanced services are available via a $50, annual subscription to Xbox Live Gold. This weekend, Microsoft is offering free sign-ups for the service as a promotion.
We caught up with Xbox General Manager Marc Whitten on Wednesday at the Streaming Media West show in San Jose.
Andy Plesser, Executive Producer