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Xfinity TV Meets the Xbox 360

4/2/2012
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Comcast's authenticated TV Everywhere recently debuted on Microsoft's IP-connected game console. Here's a brief look at the app in action
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Jeff Baumgartner
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Jeff Baumgartner,
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12/5/2012 | 5:37:23 PM
re: Xfinity TV Meets the Xbox 360


If you want to see how this works with Kinect, you can see a demo of that from Comcast's Tom Blaxland over here.  I'm definitely seeing more value with the voice command capabilities than with the  hand-based gesture controlls. JB

AESerm
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12/5/2012 | 5:37:22 PM
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Do you have any favorite commands yet? Sit? Fetch? Pause? Yes, fun to see Tom wave at the xBox. Speaking of Game of Thrones, I see there's a companion app on iTunes. 


 

Jeff Baumgartner
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12/5/2012 | 5:37:19 PM
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Actually, "fetch" would be pretty fitting, but a nice way to cut through and find something if you have a title in mind. Beats 37 button pushes to search for a VoD itle using a grid guide. JB

dririe
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dririe,
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12/5/2012 | 5:37:18 PM
re: Xfinity TV Meets the Xbox 360


It would be nice to sort content by your channel subscriptions.  Today it doesnt always show you what channel a movie is being carried on, and if you dont subscribe to say Showtime, you cant watch it.  I would like to sort by the channels i am subscribed too.  I realize this takes away my incentive to sign up for more channels but it would make things easier when browsing through all of the content.


 

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