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Netflix Expects 4K Streaming within Two Years

By Norman Chan

And other interesting remarks.

The Verge's interview with Neil Hunt, Netflix's Chief Product Officer, yields some interesting insights into how the streaming company sees the future of its service and what it thinks of outages. Hunt believes that streaming will be the most expedient way to get 4K content into homes since it bypasses the bureaucracies of broadcast and physical media standards. He expects the company to stream 4K within two years for content that supports it, like its House of Cards series. Another interesting anecdote is that Netflix plans on launching a profiles feature for households that share accounts. The days of my housemates' How Its Made marathons influencing my Netflix recommendations will soon be over.